Nicole Renvert

O, Brother, Where Art Thou? The SPD Must Return to Transatlantic Politics

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Guido Steinberg and Nicole Renvert of the Berlin-based Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik detail the rise and  — more recently — fall of SPD transatlanticism. The NSA debate has uncovered a difficult relationship between the SPD and United States, and the party must bridge this gap to maintain the West’s cohesive partnership for… Read more >

Mission Possible? Can U.S. Based German Political Foundations Bridge the Transatlantic Divide?

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New global challenges and current transatlantic tensions require diverse approaches to political interaction. Enhanced cooperation and coordination are essential for a wide range of issues from international terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), to dealing with HIV/AIDS, energy, and environmental concerns. However, traditional ways of thinking about politics, still rooted in the political culture of the Cold War with a focus on intergovernmental relations, seem to prevail in today’s art of policymaking…