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New Atlanticist by Jörn Fleck

Sep 24, 2021

Coalition crazy: Here’s how Germany’s new government could shake out

New Atlanticist by Jörn Fleck

Germany's federal elections could send Europe’s largest economy into messy, months-long coalition negotiations.

Elections Eurozone

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Sep 15, 2021

Vladimir Putin accused of weaponizing Russian gas

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

With construction work on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline now complete, critics say Moscow is weaponizing gas deliveries to Europe in a bid to speed up the lengthy certification process.

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Blog Post

Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Afghanistan Belarus

Blog Post

Aug 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing July 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Americas China

In the News

Jul 30, 2021

Friedman in The Atlantic: Germany Found a Way to Reduce Polarization. Could It Work in the US?

In the News

"The country’s robust investment in public media has helped it reduce political divisions," writes Uri Friedman in The Atlantic

Germany Politics & Diplomacy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Jul 23, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate geopolitics and the Olympics

In the News by Atlantic Council

On July 23, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they debate Olympic defection, the effectiveness of sanctions over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, democratic backsliding in Tunisia, the prospects for a […]

Belarus China

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Jul 21, 2021

FAST THINKING: Nord Stream 2 gets the green light

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

How will the United States and Germany balance business needs with security? And what price will Kyiv be forced to pay? We drilled down with our experts for answers.

Energy & Environment Germany

In the News by Atlantic Council

Jul 21, 2021

Herbst in The Hill: Acquiescing to Berlin, emboldening Moscow and squeezing Kyiv—Biden and Nord Stream 2

In the News by Atlantic Council

Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany

UkraineAlert by Inna Sovsun

Jul 10, 2021

Putin will use weaponized pipeline to blackmail Europe

UkraineAlert by Inna Sovsun

Vladimir Putin makes little secret of his plans to use the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as a geopolitical weapon, but will Western leaders act before the energy infrastructure project enters service in the coming months?

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

UkraineAlert by John Lough

Jul 9, 2021

Why Germany’s relationship with Putin’s Russia is a problem for Ukraine

UkraineAlert by John Lough

When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 12, they will find plenty of common ground in their analysis of Russia and their difficult relationships with Vladimir Putin.

Conflict Germany

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