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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 …

The Benefits of Reviving Transatlantic Armaments Cooperation

Policy Report 46 During the Cold War, Germany and the U.S. fostered close arms cooperation and development. Yet, after German unification, Germany focused on developing and procuring armament systems either …

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 …

The Lisbon Treaty in Focus: Germany, the EU, Transatlantic Relations, and Beyond

Policy Report 44 When the Lisbon Treaty entered into force on 1 December 2009, no one quite knew how this would impact transatlantic relations or how an EU with increasing …

Promoting Energy Innovation and Investment Through Transatlantic Transfer of Community Energy Policies

Policy Report 43 In Policy Report #43, “Promoting Energy Innovation and Investment Through Transatlantic Transfer of Community Energy Policies,” Dale Medearis, Peter Garforth, and Stefan Blüm look to the European …

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 …

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, …

Toward a Transatlantic Eastern Policy? The U.S., the EU, and the “In-Between States”

Policy Report 38 In Policy Report 38, Dr. Kai-Olaf Lang, former DAAD/AICGS Fellow and Senior Associate at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, examines the European and American policies vis-à-vis Russia and …

‘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 …

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 …

Religious Literacy and Religious Education in Europe and the United States

Issue Brief 27 Finding a balance between secular education and teaching the lessons found in religion is quite difficult, as experienced by public school systems in both Germany and the …

Global Governance and the Role of NGOs in International Peace and Security

Policy Report 33 Global governance and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are becoming increasingly more important as the world grows more connected, less state-based, and more multinational. Issues that once fell under …