Economic and financial market risks; the consequences of climate change, terrorism, and organized crime; supply security of energy and raw materials; the increase of cyber-crime; and the vulnerability of critical infrastructure—governments, businesses, and societies face numerous systemic risks. Purely national approaches to cope with these transnational challenges are doomed to fail. In fact, there is …Read More
AICGS Executive Director Jack Janes and Peter Ross Range had their essay “Can Joachim Gauck make Germany Likable?” published in the New York Times Sunday Review Opinion page on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Germany is at a crossroads: become the Continent’s leader or be seen as the neighborhood bully. In a stroke of national fortune, …Read More
The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is pleased to announce that the Institute is now accepting applications for the Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship. The application deadline for the 2012 term (August and September 2012) is April 30, 2012. The Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program, funded by the Harry & …Read More
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A version of Dr. Jackson Janes’ recent At Issue essay appeared in The Globalist on November 1, 2011: Merkel’s European Message.
A version of Dr. Jackson Janes’ At Issue essay appeared in Real Clear World on May 14, 2011: Germany’s Telling Reaction to bin Laden’s Death.
Dr. Jackson Janes interviewed in “Mr. No entdeckt seine Liebe zu den USA,” by Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel, May 11, 2011.
Dr. Jackson Janes quoted in “No More ‘Guido Who?’ Westerwelle’s Libyan Stance Irks Washington,” Der Spiegel, March 30, 2011.
Dr. Tim Stuchtey quoted in “How Geography Explains Economics For Germany and the U.S.,” by Derek Thompson, The Atlantic, June 9, 2011.