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Political Risk Moves to the Forefront in the European Crisis

This recent analysis by Kris Bledowski maps out the political risk present throughout Europe as the financial crisis continues its grip on the continent. By examining several factors, such as rising …

The Growing French-German Rift

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament, does not mince words. Speaking before a German audience in Berlin, the German politician says that it is time to wake up …

Could Obama Get Tougher on Europe?

This recent analysis from David Marsh, Co-Chairman of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and frequent AICGS participant, takes a look at what we might expect for relations between …

Europe and the U.S.: Withering Together?

With the presidential election come and gone the time has come to speculate about its potential impact on the transatlantic relationship. Today, the Brookings Institute hosted an interesting panel discussion …

What’s at Stake in the Election

The last days of the U.S. presidential campaign have not only offered a very tight race, they have also spread the illusion that electing a new or confirming the old …

Die EU und Bosnien-Herzegowina

DAAD/AICGS Fellow Dr. Dominik Tolksdorf has recently published a book entitled Die EU und Bosnien-Herzegowina. A short description of the book: Bosnia and Herzegovina still represents a major challenge for …

The Turn Away From Europe

This essay by Josef Joffe, which originally appeared in Commentary Magazine, examines the shift in U.S. foreign policy away from the European theater. Specifically, Dr. Joffe takes a look at …

Obama or Romney: What differences for Europe?

With the tightening U.S. Presidential race in its final stages, Europeans are coming to grips with the prospect of a Romney foreign policy.  President Obama remains a slight favorite according …

What America’s Election Means for Europe

This text by AICGS President Jack Janes originally appeared as part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s ongoing series entitled “Strategic Europe.”  The elections on November 6 will not fundamentally …

The Elusive Banking Union

The gathering of European leaders in Brussels is successfully meeting the very low expectations observers had at the onset. As we wrote at the beginning of the week, this summit …

Completing the Euro: A road map towards fiscal union in Europe

This report entitled Completing the Euro: A road map towards fiscal union in Europe, originally published by Notre Europe, explores the steps that lie ahead for Europe, specifically the euro zone …

Lowered Expectations

Just a few days before the next European Union summit in Brussels begins, it is time to lower expectations. This will not be one of those gatherings that lends itself …