Christian Tuschhoff is an adjunct professor of Political Science at the Free University Berlin. He specializes in topics related to international security, military and defense policy, and transatlantic relations
Weighing European Integration against Democracy? The German Constitutional Court’s Decision on ECB Operations
The German Constitutional Court may have dealt a major blow to European integration when it recently ruled that the federal government and the German parliament had violated the rights of …
One Year After: How the Media and Think Tanks Processed the Speech of Federal President Gauck
This essay is based on a detailed analysis on how media and think tanks responded to Joachim Gauck’s speech at the 2014 Munich Security Conference. The study is available in …
European Hegemon or Transatlantic Free Rider? Contending Perceptions of German Foreign Policy
AICGS Non-Resident Fellow Christian Tuschhoff examines the opposing viewpoints toward Germany in the context of its role in the European Union and NATO. Many partner nations are criticizing Germany for putting its national interests above common goals. According to Dr. Tuschhoff, Germany must do more to assuage these partner nations’ concerns.
The Two Faces of German Politics
The controversy surrounding the next German federal president shows that more is at play in German politics than traditional power brokering.