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Enduring Partnership

Recommendations to the Next U.S. Administration for the German-American Relationship In this publication, AICGS scholars and staff focus on the common interests that can form the basis of renewed transatlantic …

Cooperation or Division? The German-American Relationship in a Changing World

Policy Report 70 AICGS is pleased to present the written results of the third and final year of its project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint …

Defending Democracy in the Cybersphere

Strong Democracies Need Strong Partners: Lessons from a German-American Cyber Dialogue Policy Report 69 Foreword by Jeff Rathke President, AICGS On the day that President Donald Trump met with Chancellor …

Moving Beyond Cyber Wars: A Transatlantic Dialogue

Policy Report 68 In January 2018, as the German government was trying to cobble together a coalition, and the U.S. government found itself in a shut down, ten Americans and …

The Dangers of Division: The Importance of Transatlantic Cooperation in a Changing Political Climate

Policy Report 67 AICGS is pleased to present the written results of the second year of its project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement.” The …

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Islamist Terrorism in Germany: Threats, Responses, and the Need for a Strategy

Policy Report 66 One year after Germany’s largest jihadist terrorist attack, and only two years after Angela Merkel’s decision to open the country’s borders to nearly a million refugees and …

The Specter of Uncertainty: Policies for Strengthening the Transatlantic Relationship from the Next Generation of Leaders

Policy Report 65 AICGS is pleased to present the written results of the first year of its new project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement.” …

Playing to One’s Strengths: The Implicit Division of Labor in U.S. and EU Climate Diplomacy

Policy Report 64 At the end of 2016, the transatlantic policy community is in a state of flux. New leaders on both sides of the Atlantic have assumed office—or will …

The Next Generation: Remapping the German-American Relationship

Policy Report 63 This year’s Symposium is framed around the idea of “A New Transatlantic Generation.” We know that German-American relations have long been shaped by the personal connections that …

Building a Robust U.S. Work-based Education and Apprenticeship System at Scale:Can Lessons from Europe Help?

Policy Report 62 High youth unemployment in the United States and Europe is a result not only of sluggish growth, but also a skills mismatch—the new generation of workers lacks …

The Future of Power in a Post Carbon Society

Policy Report 61 The United States and Germany must both confront the global implications of a rising global population and increasing urbanization.  Finding an approach to powering our societies that …

Reducing Vulnerability: A Transatlantic Approach to Energy Security

Policy Report 60 Energy security has become a major concern for the transatlantic community in the twenty-first century. In Europe, Russia’s seizure of the Crimean peninsula has renewed focus on …

Tri-Regional Partnering on Reconciliation in East Asia: Pivotal to Shaping the Order of the Twenty-First Century?

Policy Report 59 This Policy Report suggests a tri-regional “partnering in leadership” to assuage the tensions and lingering hostility in East Asia.  Partners are necessary from the three regions involved: East …

A World in Flux: German American Relations in a Changing American Order

This year’s AICGS Annual Symposium is framed around the idea of “A World in Flux”: the relative decline of the West’s economic power; the  need to  adapt our work forces …