New Atlanticist Sep 22, 2020
Navalny is Merkel’s ‘red line’ crisis
By Jeremy Stern
How Merkel responds to the poisoning of Alexei Navalny and critiques of support for Nord Stream II will likely have cascading effects on international politics. Germany’s decisions, even on seemingly discrete events, can alter the global balance of power.
New Atlanticist Aug 13, 2020
Macron has the power to change the EU’s Hezbollah policy
By Jeremy Stern
Macron’s belief in France’s special responsibility to Lebanon is evident. If he wants to help the people suffering under Hezbollah there, Macron should follow the German example, and lead a ban of Hezbollah at home.
Issue BriefJan 22, 2021
The United States, Germany, and world order: New priorities for a changing alliance
By Roderick Kefferpütz, Jeremy Stern
Treating each divergence in security policy as an isolated incident may have allowed policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic to ignore the unpleasant fact that the United States and Germany could have increasingly disparate perceptions of threats and strategic cultures.
Jeremy Stern is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center and news editor of Tablet magazine. He was previously a senior advisor in the Department of State and an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) officer in the US Army, deploying to five countries in the Middle East and Central Asia. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, Foreign Policy, and the American Interest, where he was a staff writer. He studied Russian language and literature at Kenyon College and Saint Petersburg State University in Russia.