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Domestic Policy

A variety of reasons, including demographic change, global migration patterns, economic hardship, and climate change, demand that both Germany and the U.S. craft domestic policies that effectively address their populations’ concerns. This imperative is also seen in the political sphere, as voters make their voices heard in state, federal, and supranational elections.
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Gambling Europe’s Future

Overcome by a bout of despair, the French president confided to one of his closest advisers that “this is a country which is disintegrating, and I can do nothing about …

Episode 107: Interpreting the European Parliament Elections

From June 6 to 9, citizens across the European Union’s 27 member states voted for the 720 seats in the European Parliament. The center-right had the strongest result, with the …

Maximilan Schiffers, NRW Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Dr. Maximilian Schiffers as an NRW Fellow at AGI from May to June 2024. Dr. Maximilian Schiffers is a postdoctoral researcher at the NRW School …

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AGI Profiles: Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter

State Secretary at the Ministry of Finance Dr. Wolf Heinrich Reuter has served as the State Secretary at the Minister of Finance (Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium der Finanzen) since January 1, …

He Votes, She Votes

The Evolution of Gendered Voting in Germany The German federal election of 2017 brought up a novelty: for the first time, women were voting more left-wing than men. When I …

German Strategic Culture

Small Steps or Side-Stepping? Two years after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, German chancellor Olaf Scholz is still in search of the right balance between courage and prudence in addressing the …

A Munich (In)security Conference?

This year’s gathering of diplomats, government officials, and experts to discuss security challenges around the globe was just getting started when the news of Alexei Navalny’s death shocked the Munich …

Will A Beautiful Summer Follow Germany’s Winter of Rage?

The mood in Germany right now is as bleak as a Berlin winter. Things are indeed not going so well in this “winter of rage” (Wutwinter). The economy contracted by …

AGI Profiles: Wolfgang Schmidt

Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks Wolfgang Schmidt, dubbed by some as Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s “shadow foreign minister,” has been serving as the Head of …

AGI Partners with Transatlantic Organizations for “Road to Election” Series

The 2024 U.S. election will significantly shape the transatlantic political environment and policy landscape. The results of this monumental election will have serious implications for the future of not only …

Episode 99: Transatlantic Risks in 2024

2024 will be a year of crisis and change—the Russian aggression against Ukraine, conflict in the Middle East and Africa; the continuing effects of climate change; and the biggest election …