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Clemens Wergin

Die Welt

Clemens Wergin is the Washington Bureau Chief of Die Welt.

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Germany’s Real Refugee Crisis

Germany’s growing refugee crisis has prompted experts to question the country’s foreign policy regarding the troubled neighborhood around Europe’s frontier. In this article from The New York Times, Clemins Wergin, …

One Europe, Many Europes

Replete with tough truths, this article by Clemens Wergin, foreign editor of Die Welt, argues that internet-age globalization has brought quick consequences for bad governance. As Europe ages rapidly and …

Controversy over German Military Sales to Saudi Arabia

In a highly controversial move, the German parliament has agreed to sell 200 Leopard II tanks to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. While Germany has claimed to have consulted the …

Germany’s Founding Pillars at 60: Future Challenges and Choices

German-American Issues 10 This German-American Issues edition, “Germany’s Founding Pillars at 60: Future Challenges and Choices” (#10), examines the dimensions of the three pillars on which the Federal Republic was …

German and American Perspectives on Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East Conflict

German-American Issues 6 Perhaps there is no issue today that better reminds us of the link between culture and politics than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle East. Our decision …