AICGS

Issue Briefs

Reset

Global Economic Imbalances and International Security: Perils and Prospects

Issue Brief 39 Despite improvements in the American and European financial markets in 2010, the fiscal crisis in Greece and the continually rising U.S. deficit have caused a decline of …

Recovering From an Economic Hangover: Lessons and Prescriptions for Transatlantic Cooperation

Issue Brief 38 Two years after the financial and economic crisis began in the United States and shortly thereafter spread to Europe and Germany, the subsequent economic downturn continues to …

Transatlantic Relations After the Lisbon Treaty: Ready for Action, or More Process?

Issue Brief 37 In Issue Brief 37, “Transatlantic Relations After the Lisbon Treaty: Ready for Action, or More Process?” AICGS Research Program/ Publications Coordinator Jessica Riester considers the European Union’s …

Religious Tolerance and Islam: A Comparative Analysis

Issue Brief 36 By most measures the United States today is a religiously tolerant country, despite its past history of discrimination against many minority faith communities, writes Mark Rozell, Professor …

Anything But SWIFT: Why Data Sharing is Still a Problem for the EU

Issue Brief 35 The fight against terrorism has been on the forefront of the U.S. and German agendas and shapes the relationship between both countries. While cooperation has been strong, …

Transatlantic Counterterrorism Policy: Cultural, Economic, and Financial Aspects

Issue Brief 34 The fight against terrorism has been on the forefront of the U.S. and German agendas and shapes the relationship between both countries. While differences in counterterrorism policy …

Similarities in Difference: The Challenge of Muslim Integration in Germany and the United States

Issue Brief 33 In Issue Brief 33, “Similarities in Difference: The Challenge of Muslim Integration in Germany and the United States,” Mounir Azzaoui examines the status of Muslim integration in …

A Change in Government but No Change in Policy? Implications of the 2009 German Election

Issue Brief 32 In Issue Brief 32, “A Change in Government But No Change in Policy? Implications of the 2009 German Election,” AICGS Research Associate Kirsten Verclas takes an in-depth …

‘They Can and Must Increase’: An Analysis of U.S.-Russian Economic Relations in International Comparison

Issue Brief 31 In Issue Brief 31, “‘They Can and Must Increase’: An Analysis of U.S.-Russian Economic Relations in International Comparison,” Deutsche Bank/AICGS Fellow Dr. Thorsten Nestmann analyzes the low …

Waiting for September: German-American Relations Between Elections

Issue Brief 30 As Germany approaches its September federal election, how will this election shape German-American relations in the coming months? In Issue Brief 30, Jessica Riester, Research Program/ Publications …

Climate and Energy Policies in the United States and Germany: Lessons for the Future

Issue Brief 29 AICGS recently completed a project to address the climate and energy challenges with the generous support of the Daimler-Fonds im Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, resulting in …

U.S. and European Banks: Two Sides of the Same Story?

Issue Brief 28 Financial institutions in Europe and the U.S. are currently facing one of the most difficult periods in decades. In Issue Brief 28, Deutsche Bank/AICGS Fellow Jan Schildbach …