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Today, Germany stands at the center of Europe and is the most influential member of the European Union. Germany is a key partner of the U.S. in its most important international relationships. There is no other country with which the U.S. shares a stronger mix of interests and values on twenty-first century challenges.
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Episode 102: The Trends Driving Europe’s Future

Every four years, the U.S. National Intelligence Council publishes its Global Trends report, an unclassified document that seeks to assess the key factors that shape the strategic environment for the …

One Year in: How Is Germany’s Feminist Foreign Policy Doing?

A year ago, the German foreign ministry launched “Shaping Feminist Foreign Policy,” guidelines committing to a feminist foreign policy by strengthening the rights, resources, and representation of women and girls …

Episode 101: Germany and the United States in an American Election Year

German Ambassador to the United States Andreas Michaelis joins The Zeitgeist podcast to discuss the state of the German-American relationship, how Germany is working with its key partners in Europe …

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 …

Leonard Schütte, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Dr. Leonard Schütte as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow in March and April 2024. Dr. Schütte is Senior Researcher at the Munich Security Conference, where he …

We Have Closed Our Eyes for Too Long

This article originally appeared in German in Fuldaer Zeitung on February 1, 2024. Europeans are anxiously watching the Republican primaries in the United States, hoping and looking for signs that …

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 …

Episode 98: 2023 in Review

2023 was a tumultuous year in German politics and foreign policy. Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition government is polling at record lows following a series of unpopular policies and setbacks in …

The Pressure on Feminist Foreign Policy

About ten years ago, Sweden became the first country to officially commit to a so-called feminist foreign policy. Although Sweden’s center-right government, which took office in 2022, has abandoned the …

Episode 96: The United States and Germany in a Shifting Global Order

The international order built by the United States after World War II is under strain, and the consensus about America’s role that used to unite U.S. political leaders and the …

The German-Israeli Relationship: A Chronicle of Four Decades, 1983-2023

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of AGI, the Society, Culture, and Politics program is pleased to present Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman’s policy brief devoted to understanding four decades …