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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 …

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 …

Andreas Freytag, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Dr. Andreas Freytag as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow in October and November 2023. Dr. Andreas Freytag is Professor of Economics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Honorary Professor …

Henry Kissinger at 100

Henry Kissinger is undoubtedly the most well-known living statesman in the world of diplomacy and global strategy. His tireless engagement for a stable world order is legendary. Kissinger’s fellow American …

Charlotte Unger, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

Charlotte Unger is a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow from May to July 2023. Dr. Unger is a Senior Research Associate at the Research Institute for Sustainability Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (RIFS). She …

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Olaf Scholz in Washington: AGI Expert Analysis in the Media

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met President Biden on March 3, 2023, for a one-on-one meeting. AGI President Jeff Rathke discussed the chancellor’s visit with multiple media outlets. The two leaders …

Olaf Scholz: The Indispensable Element of a Sustainable China Strategy

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz travels to Washington on March 3, at a peak of transatlantic focus on supporting Ukraine in its fight against Russia’s aggression. President Biden’s bold visit to …

U.S.-German Futures Forum: U.S. Department of State Announces Partnership with American-German Institute at Johns Hopkins University

The U.S. Department of State will partner with the American-German Institute at Johns Hopkins University (AGI) for the U.S.-German Futures Forum. The inaugural Futures Forum took place in Münster, Germany, …

Time for a TTIP Light?

Germany and Transatlantic Economic Relations “Germany should dismantle transatlantic trade barriers and make a new start on a free trade agreement that increases prosperity while protecting climate and social policy …

German and American Zeitenwenden

Shared Challenges When Chancellor Olaf Scholz declared in February that Germany was facing a Zeitenwende (a turning point) in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, he stated that it …

Angela Merkel’s Russia Legacy

A Tightrope Walker Reaches the End of the Rope Former Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first public appearance since leaving the Chancellery recently with an extended interview in the famed …

The Transatlantic Balance We Love to Hate

European discovery and settlement of the New World is one of the great sagas of human history. The two continents of the Western Hemisphere were torn from their traditional existence …

German Turning Points

Past and Present When Chancellor Olaf Scholz took office three months ago, few expected that he would dramatically change the coordinates of German foreign and defense policy. But on February …

Olaf Scholz in Washington: AGI Expert Analysis in the Media

On February 7, 2022, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz made an official visit to Washington, DC. It was his first since succeeding Angela Merkel in December 2021. Multiple major media outlets …