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Dr. Gale Mattox, Director of AICGS’ Foreign & Domestic Policy Program and Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Naval Academy, sits down with Niels Annen, Spokesman for Foreign Affairs of the SPD in the German Bundestag, to discuss the current state of German foreign and security policy. In the interview, Mr. Annen shares his insights …Read More
AICGS Senior Research Associate Parke Nicholson sits down with Robert Lerman, Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and professor of economics at American University, to discuss his recent Policy Report for AICGS on the topic of workforce education in the United States and Germany.
AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes sits down with Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project, to discuss his new study on German public opinion regarding issues in German-American relations, including security, free trade, and governance.
Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman sits down with Katharina von Münster, Communications Director at Action Reconciliation /Service for Peace, in this interview to discuss how German volunteers from her organization help the reconciliation processes between communities in Europe, Israel, and the United States.
In this discussion with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes, former German ambassador to the United States Dr. Klaus Scharioth assesses the crisis in Ukraine and reflects on the history of transatlantic relations to address the future of European security.
In his new book, Germany, Russia, and the Rise of Geo-Economics, Stephen Szabo argues that Germany has become a geo-economic power on the global stage. In a discussion with AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes, Szabo assesses what the implications are for transatlantic relations and in particular for German-Russian relations.
Following his keynote speech at AICGS’ conference on “Rising Tensions in East Asia?: A Transatlantic Perspective,” Ambassador Volker Stanzel sat down with AICGS Society, Politics & Culture Program Director Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman to discuss lessons from Germany and Europe’s reconciliation process that Asian nations could consider in their region .
The Euro Crisis is back as lending, labor productivity, and overall competitiveness in the European periphery continues to lag behind. Professor Hans-Werner Sinn and AICGS Business & Economics Director Alexander Privitera discuss this structural problem and the—likely painful—path out. Will politicians be able to push through reforms? Should central banks act where politicians fail? Will …Read More
“The possible size of the [surveillance] programs has shocked people.” AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes sits down with Dr. Günter Krings, Parliamentary State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, to talk about promoting further transatlantic dialogue on data privacy issues.
Further revelations of spying in Germany are “limiting the ability to work together.” AICGS President Dr. Jackson Janes sits down with MdB Niels Annen, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Bundestag.