Dear Friends of the transatlantic relations, Dear Friends of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, The U.S. Department of State has cut funding for the CBYX program by 50% for the 2015-2016 program year, and the future of the program’s existence is in danger. In order to guarantee that CBYX, one of the most prominent German-American exchange …Read More

Cybersecurity at the top of Obama’s agenda On the heels of the newly-released cybersecurity framework, President Obama is expected to sign an executive order today that will encourage information sharing between the government and companies who come under cyberattack. Read AICGS’ analysis of cybersecurity as it pertains to both German and American companies and societies, …Read More

As the new Greek government begins to reconcile its populist message with the harsh realities of governing, AICGS Business and Economics Director Alexander Privitera analyzes the implications for the euro. “Tsipras should have listened to the ECB president more carefully in recent weeks. Draghi made clear that given the junk status of Greek sovereign debt, …Read More

The recent death of Richard von Weizsäcker is an occasion to reflect on the role he played in shaping Germany’s ability to come to grips with its past and face its future. In his many professional capacities, but most assuredly as President from 1984-1994, Richard von Weizsäcker articulated the challenges Germans confronted in building and …Read More