Archived Transatlantic Perspectives and Web Essays

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No Strong Conservative Mandate?: The Failed Social Security Reform of 2005 and the Prospect of Future Reform
By Christian Eckert
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007).

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Yet Again?  Europe, the United States, and China at the World Climate Conference
By Alexander Ochs
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007)

In the Shadow of the Six Parties: Europe and the Non-Proliferation Process in North Korea
By Roland Hiemann
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007)

The Impact of EU Treaty Reform on Transatlantic Relations: The Cases of Open Sky and the EU-US Extradition Agreement
By Klaus Bachmann
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007)

NGO Representation and Accountability
By Clifford Bob
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007).

Corporatization of the Nonprofit Sector and NGOs: Trends and Issues
By Derick W. Brinkerhoff
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007).

“Do NGOs Promote Good Governance? (And How Do We Know?)”
By Martha Finnemore
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007).

“Civil Society Contributions to Global Governance and Peacebuilding – Potential and Limits”
By Martina Fischer
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2007).

Why is there No PISA Shock in the U.S.? A Comparison of German and American Education Policy
By Kerstin Martens
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

German-American Disagreement on How to Deal with Terrorism: The Role of National Political Culture and Implications for the Transatlantic Relationship   
By Frank Gadinger
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Digitale Gemeindezentren
By Karl-Rudolf Korte
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Ideas, Institutions, and Organized Capitalism: Germany, Europe, and 21st Century Economic Models
By Chris Allen
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Global Capital Flows
By Ute Volz
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

We Believe in Change: Europe, the Middle East, and the Future of Transatlantic Cooperation
By Almut Möller
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Redeployment Reconsidered: Rumsfeld, Gates, and the US Presence in Germany 
By Amy Holmes
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Migration, Migrant Policies, and Changing Cultures of Belonging: Alevis from Turkey in Germany and the United States
By Asiye Kaya
AICGS/DAAD Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

American Policy Toward Iran: Bush and Beyond
By Peter W. Rodman
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

A New German Role in the Middle East? 12 Theses
By Henner Fürtig
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

A Convergence of Threat Perception? Some U.S./EU Views on the War on Terror
By J.L. Marret
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

The European Theatre: German-American-Russian Relations – European Policy Toward Russia
By Iris Kempe
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

The Future of NATO
By Michael Rühle
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Going Beyond Breaking News: Three Long-term Issues for the New Transatlantic Agenda
By Jan Techau
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Europe’s Energy Dependence in Mid-term Perspective
By Frank Umbach
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Creating the Transatlantic Marketplace
By Daniel Hamilton
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Energy Security and Climate Protection: Urgent Action is Necessary
By Claudia Kemfert
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Perceptions and Realities of Globalization
By Jacob F. Kirkegaard
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

International Terrorism: The Achilles Heel of German Security?
By Jochen Bittner
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Germany’s Immigration Vulnerability
By Simon Green
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Pandemic Influenza – How Vulnerable is Germany?
By Immanuel Steinhilper
Web Essay (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2008).

Comparing German and American Models in Skill Formation
By Justin Powell
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Transatlantic Agenda for Labor Market Reform: Increasing Adaptability Through Continuing Training
By Tobias Schulze-Cleven
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

German and U.S. Domestic Counterterrorism Responses: Only Half a World Apart
By Dorle Hellmuth
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The EU Five Years After Its Eastern Enlargement
By Kai-Olaf Lang
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Integrating Immigrant Children in Compulsory Education Systems: A Comparative Analysis of Educational Policy in the U.S. and Germany
By Ann Keller-Lally
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Assertive Supremacy and Enlightened Self-Interest: The United States and the “Unity of Europe”
By Klaus Larres
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Mitigating Transport CO2 Emissions in the United States and Europe
By Carl-Friedrich Elmer
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The German Model of Labor Relations at Sixty
By Michael Fichter
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The German Republic Turns Sixty: Second Spring or Time for the Old People’s Home?
By Ulrike Guerot
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

German Reunification: Myth or Reality?
By Norbert Walter
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

America’s Opposite Hand: Germany’s Parties Agree on the Necessity of Environmental Protection and a Green New Deal
By Alexander Ochs
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Future of Germany’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East
By Almut Möller
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Denazification in Retrospect 
By Rebecca Boehling
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Miracles are Possible – Or a Classic German Approach to the Current Crisis
By Tim Stuchtey
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The International Banking Crisis and Institutional Reforms
By Paul J.J. Welfens
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Keynes in Lederhosen: Assessing the German Response to the Financial Crisis
By Steven Silvia
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Germany and Elections: Dodging the Afghanistan Bullet
By Gale Mattox
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Germany’s Eastern Policy on the Eve of the 2009 National Elections
By Iris Kempe
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

From Rubble Women to Madam Chancellor: Women’s Long March through the Institutions in Germany
By Joyce M. Mushaben
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

After the Election: Germany Will Continue to Obstruct Global Economic Rebalancing
By Sebastian Dullien
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

A Status-Conscious Germany Between Adolescence and Retirement: Foreign Policy Commemorations on the 60th Anniversary of the Federal Republic
By Gunther Hellmann
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Germany at 60 in Europe
By Jeffrey J. Anderson
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Postwar Federalism at 60: Showing its Age
By Wade Jacoby
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Kulturpolitik versus Aussenpolitik in the Past Sixty Years
By Frank Trommler
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

NATO and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: New Energy Geopolitics for the Transatlantic Alliance
By Christina Y. Lin
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The CDU: Still a Party for the Future?
By Wolfgang Stock
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Liberal Renaissance
Christine Schniedermann
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Revisiting “Deutsche Mark Diplomacy”: Applying German Economic Statecraft to the Sino-Russian Axis on Iran’s Nuclear Issue
By Christina Y. Lin
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Success, But Clouds Loom on the Horizon: The Left Party in 2009
By Daniel Hough
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The SPD’s Electoral Dilemmas
By Dieter Dettke
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Forging New Alliances at Home and Abroad: German Greens in a Post-Industrial Era
By Sebastian Gräfe
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

What Happened to the Blooming Landscapes?
By Jennifer Hunt
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

“Particularly in Berlin”: Cultural Policy in the Unified Capital
By Torsten Wöhlert
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Die deutsche Einheit – ein Projekt
By Rita Kuczynski
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

German Unity – A Project
By Rita Kuczynski
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Germany and Poland 1989-2009: The East-West Divide in a Nutshell
By Klaus Bachmann
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The 2009 Election: A New Coalition for Germany
By Dieter Roth
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Awakening of the East: Economic Development in the Eastern Federal States
By Klaus Deutsch and Sascha Brok
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Fate of Deutschland AG
By Caroline Fohlin
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Germany’s Environmental Transformation: From Pollution Haven to Environmental Leader
By Miranda Schreurs
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Die deutsche Einheit als Ergebnis eines historischen Prozesses und als Aufgabe der Gegenwart und Zukunft
By Bernhard Maleck
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

German Unification: Result of an Historical Process and a Task for Present and Future. East Germans, the Peaceful Revolution, and its Consequences
By Bernhard Maleck
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

Der 9. November 1989 – Eine Erinnerung aus frauenpolitischer Sicht
By Eva Maleck-Lewy
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

November 9, 1989 – Memories from a Female Political Perspective
By Eva Maleck-Lewy
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

The Lasting Division of Germany: Two Germanys – Still Far from United
By Johann Legner and Linda Teuteberg
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2009).

A Nation of Joiners: Sports Clubs in Germany
By Annette Zimmer
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Integration 2.0: Local Government-NGO Cooperation and the Transformation of Citizenship
By Scott Stock Gissendanner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

It’s Payback Time: The United States and Germany are Debating a Financial Institution Fee
By Stormy-Annika Mildner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

They’ve Come a Long Way – Really? Women in Politics in Germany and the United States
By Isabelle Kürshner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Globalizing Labor Relations across the Atlantic? The Role of Institutions and Actors
By Michael Fichter
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

The Idea of the European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice: Exploring the Europeanization of Germany’s Domestic Security Policy
By Constance Baban
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

The Reform of the IMF: Europe’s Short-Term Arithmetic and Long-Term Choices
By Katharina Gnath
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Friendship Assimilation and Ethnic Homophily of Young Immigrants in the U.S. and Germany
By Michael Windzio
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Soundboard of Society or Critical Observer: German and American Media Coverage of the Afghanistan Conference
By Kirsten Verclas
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

German Family Policy and the Idea of “Wahlfreiheit”
By Isabelle Kürshner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Untapped Potential: The Future of the Transatlantic Economic Council
By Deborah Klein and Dr. Stormy-Annika Mildner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2010).

Politics of Dilemma: Turkish and EU Approaches Toward Syria
By Rana Deep Islam
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

Vigilance vs. Precaution: Diverging Directions in U.S. and European Technology Governance?
By Sascha Dickel
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

German Security Policy on the Move – Challenges In and Post Afghanistan
By Pia Niedermeier
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

The Role of the German Jewish Community in Postwar Germany’s International Recognition
By Michael Brenner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

Immigrants in Foreign Policy Making in Germany and the U.S.: Two Very Different Struggles to Embrace Diversity
By Henriette Rytz
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

Building a Bridge over the Atlantic? The Impact of the Bologna Process on German and U.S. Higher Education
By Tonia Bieber
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

European Energy Security: A New Pattern of External Stability and Internal Risks
By Arne Schröer
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

Germany in Europe – From Vanguard to Laggard and Back Again?
By Benjamin Herborth
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

Compensation as a Mechanism of Reconciliation? Lessons from the German Payments for Nazi Forced and Slave Labor
By Henning Borggräfe
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

A Proposal for Historical Reconciliation: The “Dokdo Movement” of Korean Americans in the Washington Area
By Bongseok Han
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2011).

The U.S. Elections 2012: The Role of Health Care Reform
By Kirsten Verclas
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Invisible Redistribution to Weaker Economies? The Case for EU Automatic Stabilizers
By Dorothee Heisenberg
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

New Ground for Cooperation: The Arab Spring as a Turning Point for EU-Turkey Relations
By Rana Deep Islam
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The €20 Billion Problem in Germany’s Statutory Health Insurance
By Dirk Göpffarth
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Rise of China: Implications for the Transatlantic Relationship
By Alexander Wolf
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Housing Beyond Profit: A Comparison of U.S. and German Alternative Ownership Models
By Sabine Horlitz
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Daily Travel and CO2 Emissions from Passenger Transport: A Comparison of Germany and the United States
By Ralph Buehler
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Transatlantic Cooperation in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Question of Constitutional Reform
By Dominik Tolksdorf
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

From Consolidation to Globalization: The Changing Nature of NATO Partnerships
By Tobias Hecht
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Comprehensive Approach in Euro-Atlantic Security
By Svenja Post
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Question of Military Action Against Iran – Of Busted Bunker Hopes and Short Fuses
By Dorle Hellmuth
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Climate 2.0 – Can Geoengineering Make the World a Safer Place?
By Sabrina Schulz
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

White, Grey, and Black (Euro) Swans: Dealing with Transatlantic Financial Risk in 2012
By Matthias Matthijs
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Assessing Transatlantic Risks: The Erosion of Allied Solidarity
By Ann-Kristin Otto
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Energy Security Risk Assessment: A Transatlantic Comparison
By Aki Kachi
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Arab Awakening One Year On: A European Perspective
By Almut Möller
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Decentralization of the Electricity Grid – Mitigating Risk in the Energy Sector
By Kirsten Verclas
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Cybersecurity in Germany – Toward a Risk-based Approach
By Jan Neutze
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The Party Competition Preceding the 2013 Bundestag Election: The Surprises Will Continue
By Karl-Rudolf Korte
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Overcoming the Euro Crisis
By Paul J.J. Welfens
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Challenging Times: Muslims and their Role in Shaping the Future of Germany
By Ufuk Topkara
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Linking Payment and Quality of Health Care in Germany and the U.S. – Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives
By Cynthia Boyd, Tobias Freund
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Collaboration in Health Care: Success Wherever You Are
By Julie Brunner
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Proper Remembrance – The Most Essential for Reconciliation
By Ja-Hyun Chun
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

The United States Economy after the 2012 Election: Playing Chicken
By Stephen Silvia
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Presidential Election 2012: Foreign and National Security Issues
By Gale Mattox
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Fracking and the Presidential Election: Drilling for Jobs
By Carsten Weiß, Kirsten Verclas
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Domestic Structures in Germany and Japan and Their Influence on Reconciliation Policy
By Alexander Wochnik
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).

Who Can Lead the Change?
By Seunghoon Emilia Heo
Transatlantic Perspectives (Washington, D.C.: AICGS, 2012).