For photos from the At Issue Interview Series, visit the AICGS Flickr page.
In this At Issue interview, Matthias Matthijs, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at SAIS in Washington, D.C., sits down with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes to discuss the leadership Germany has assumed in response to the euro crisis, security challenges on its eastern border, and the massive influx of refugees. Professot Matthijs suggests that …Read More
In this At Issue Interview, Alexander Radwan, a CSU politician and member of the German Bundestag, discusses the current crises and challenges facing Germany and Europe, including the Greek crisis and unprecedented influx of refugees. Mr. Radwan suggests that a stronger and more powerful EU is needed to address these challenges effectively and politicians around …Read More
Reflecting on recent crisis in Europe as well as around the world, Dr. Felix Berenskoetter recalls the evolution of German power and influence since WWII and suggests that Germany is continuing to adapt to its new leadership position to satisfy its responsibilities and meet new challenges.
Former German ambassador to the United States and Head of Munich Security Conference Wolfgang Ischinger sums up the legacy of the German unification which brought peace and security to the European neighbourhood and urges that Germany needs to work towards strengthening the European Union in the future.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of German unification, author Rita Kuczynski, who experienced life in both East and West Germany before the reunification, sits down with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes to share her experience of the changes and transitions that unification brought from the perspective of an ordinary citizen, an intellectual, and …Read More
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of German unification, Richard Fisher, former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and an AICGS Trustee, sits down with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes to share his views of Germany’s evolved leadership role in Europe and the importance of maintaining a strong German-American relationship to navigate challenges …Read More
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of German unification, AICGS Trustee Julianne Smith, Senior Vice President at Beacon Global Strategies, reflects on Germany’s path to a new leadership role in European and global affairs and emphasizes the need for Germany and the United States to work together to shape the future of international institutions …Read More
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of German Unity, Dr. William Gray, the winner of this year’s DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies in the field of Politics and International Relations, shares his assessment of the evolution of Germany’s leadership in Europe and the maturing of German-U.S. relations in global affairs.
In Washington, DC, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of German unity, Theo Waigel, former German Federal Minister of Finance, sits down with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes for a conversation on Germany’s new leadership role in Europe and its accomplishments, as well as its challenges, including the euro crisis, the refugee crisis, and Russian aggression, …Read More
Marking the 25th anniversary of German unity, Ambassador John Emerson joins AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes to discuss a unified Germany’s new role in Europe and the world. The ambassador highlights Germany’s increasing willingness to lead in international affairs and stresses the need for the post-unity generation in Germany and the U.S. to strengthen German-U.S. …Read More