Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Friedland joins the German Marshall Fund to debate the topic of 5G and whether Germany is selling out Europe to China

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

China Defense Technologies

Fri, Jan 22, 2021

The United States, Germany, and world order: New priorities for a changing alliance

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.

Issue Brief by Roderick Kefferpütz, Jeremy Stern

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Germany may be about to pick its next leader. Here’s what you need to know.

The selection will likely mark the beginning of the end for the sober leadership style, centrist compromises, and coalition-building approach to governing country and party that so defined Merkel, Germany, and the CDU for much of her chancellorship.

New Atlanticist by Jörn Fleck

Elections Germany

Sat, Jan 2, 2021

US imposes new sanctions to kill off Putin’s pet pipeline

New US sanctions look set to thwart Russian efforts to complete a strategically important natural gas pipeline that would greatly strengthen the Kremlin's control over European energy supplies.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

How France, Germany, and the UK can build a European pillar of NATO

Expanding and developing the role of the E3 in defense, with a focus to create a stronger European pillar in NATO, could serve as a fruitful test ground to shape more decisive and agile security cooperation for the future.

Article by Anna Wieslander

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Speech: German defense minister on America, the West, and the ‘new German question’

In remarks on October 23, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer argues for renewed European and German commitment to defending the values of democracy and the transatlantic community.

Transcripts by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Germany NATO

Mon, Nov 16, 2020

US sanctions policy: Lessons learned and recommendations for the new administration

WTO reform is especially important now since it would provide an efficient way to tackle China’s unfair trade practices head-on. This paper proposes concurrent measures that the United States and European Union can take to revitalize the WTO.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Daniel Fried

China Economy & Business

Fri, Nov 13, 2020

How a Biden presidency could change US relations with the rest of the world

We asked experts from around the Atlantic Council to preview what the election of Joe Biden as US president will mean for countries, big and small, all across the world. Here’s a quick spin around the globe as we preview what lies ahead for US foreign policy under Joe Biden:

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Africa East Asia

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Herbst and Cagan in Morning Consult: Opposition to Nord Stream 2 sanctions is misguided

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Germany

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Navalny is Merkel’s ‘red line’ crisis

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 by Jeremy Stern

Europe & Eurasia European Union


Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Is Nord Stream 2 an EU and German project? Dissonant voices in Europe

Online Event Nord Stream 2 has been a controversial project in Europe for years. What tactics remain that the rest of Europe, the European Union, and the United States could feasibly use to finally end the project?

8:30am European Union Germany Infrastructure Protection Oil and Gas