In the wake of the recent espionage scandal, it is time for the U.S. and Germany to start cleaning up the damage and rebuild the relationship. Geopolitical hotheads on both sides of the Atlantic seem to forget two critical parameters: For the U.S., Germany is far too important as a national power, a European leader, …Read More

In the wake of the recent espionage scandal, it is time for the U.S. and Germany to start cleaning up the damage and rebuild the relationship. Geopolitical hotheads on both sides of the Atlantic seem to forget two critical parameters: For the U.S., Germany is far too important as a national power, a European leader, …Read More

Prospects for military intervention in Syria are still in discussion across the Atlantic, and the question of German participation remains unanswered. With Germany’s abstention from NATO actions in Libya in recent memory, Berlin continues to rely on German economic power and engage in checkbook diplomacy.  In this conflict, too, direct military participation can be ruled …Read More