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Thu, May 6, 2021

Annalena Baerbock’s message to America: She’s in sync with Biden

In one of her first interviews since becoming a candidate for chancellor, the leader of the German Greens reveals her transatlantic agenda to the Atlantic Council's EU-US Future Forum.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Malloy

Climate Change & Climate Action European Union

Thu, May 6, 2021

Annalena Baerbock on a ‘transatlantic green deal’ and German strategies in facing Russia and China

Baerbock, a candidate for chancellor of Germany, spoke at the EU-US Future Forum about her plans for boosting US-Germany relations, the future of Nord Stream 2, mitigating climate change, and more.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Elections

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

What will the impact be if Nord Stream 2 is completed?

A completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline will have an impact on a number of issues, from national and energy security to geopolitical and governance considerations, all while the gas supply will hardly be impacted with costs already sunk. Does the pipeline make commercial sense?

Issue Brief by Anders Åslund

Eastern Europe Economic Sanctions

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Friedlander and Fried quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Nord Stream 2

Read the full article here.

In the News by Daniel Fried, Julia Friedlander

Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Carbon capture in Germany: Long-overdue momentum is building

As a world leader in innovation, Germany is well positioned to commercialize carbon removal technologies, and over the past six months, momentum and support for CCUS in the country has begun to build.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Putin plots Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine

Ukrainian diplomats have voiced alarm over Russian plans to hold Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine’s participation. The news has revived fears that Moscow aims to bypass Kyiv and reach agreement directly with the West over Ukraine’s geopolitical future.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict France

Sun, Mar 21, 2021

Germany’s Greens vow to block Putin’s pipeline

Germany's Greens have confirmed plans to block Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline if, as expected, they form part of the new German coalition government following Bundestag elections in September 2021.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Biden must persuade Germany and Austria to stop the “Schroederization” of Europe

US President Joe Biden needs to address the issue of Western politicians accepting Kremlin-linked jobs following their retirement from public service, argue Anders Åslund and Benjamin L. Schmitt.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund and Benjamin L. Schmitt

Corruption Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Biden must freeze Putin’s pipeline and prevent this “bad deal for Europe”

By taking steps to block the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, US President Joe Biden has a real opportunity to build a new transatlantic security consensus while revitalizing the US-German relationship.

UkraineAlert by Benjamin Schmitt

Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany

Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Kholos Brooks featured by Moment Magazine

On February 23, FD NRSF Michelle Kholos Brooks joined Moment Magazine for a Zoominar on her award-winning play "Hitler’s Tasters." The play centers around the women who tasted Hitler’s food and explores the experiences of young women in war.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Atlantic Council

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