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Mar 12, 2024

Stalled growth in the UK, Germany, and Japan darken global economic outlook

By Josh Lipsky, Alisha Chhangani

The world's two largest economies won't be able to generate enough growth for the UK, Germany, and Japan—it is going to have to happen from within.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

New Atlanticist

Feb 21, 2024

What I heard in Munich: Europe gets a brutal awakening

By Anna Wieslander

Fear loomed that next year, Europe would be squeezed between a fascist Russia and an undependable United States—a Europe that would be pretty much on its own.

Europe & Eurasia Germany

Inflection Points

Feb 20, 2024

Dispatch from Munich: The lessons of appeasement for US lawmakers withholding support for Ukraine

By Frederick Kempe

The lesson of Munich, then and now, is that the cost of countering a despot will only grow.

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Feb 3, 2024

Khakova joins DW to discuss effects of US LNG permitting pause

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security


Jan 18, 2024

Europe steps up support for Ukraine in fight against Putin’s Russia

By Diane Francis

There is now a growing realization across the continent that Putin is a European problem, and it is primarily up to Europe to stop him, writes Diane Francis.

Conflict Defense Policy


Jan 3, 2024

Five under-the-radar economic trends that could define 2024

By Josh Lipsky, Sophia Busch

We picked five under-the-radar trends that will matter for the global economy in 2024. Each shows the potential weak spots in the global economy alongside the forces that could stabilize growth.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jan 3, 2024

Delors and Schäuble leave melancholic legacies for Europe. Now no one is left in charge.

By David Marsh

Former French Finance Minister Jacques Delors and former German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble both passed away in December 2023, leaving behind an indelible imprint on the continent.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia


Dec 7, 2023

Germany’s debt brake isn’t working

By Hung Tran

Germany’s coalition government was dealt a fiscal crisis when the country’s Constitutional Court ruled that repurposing €60 billion of unspent money from the pandemic emergency support facility to the Climate and Transformation Fund was unconstitutional.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

New Atlanticist

Nov 15, 2023

Conflict with China? Germany is not prepared.

By Norbert Röttgen

Compared to Germany’s dependence on Russian oil and gas, its dependence on the Chinese market is many times greater.

China Conflict

In the News

Oct 16, 2023

Cartin quoted in Politico on Huawei use in Germany

On October 15, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Josh Cartin was quoted in a Politico article on continued attempts by the United States to convince Germany to curb its use of Huawei technology. Cartin explained that “having a Chinese company that is strongly susceptible to the [Communist Party of China] leading the globe in a foundational […]

China Cybersecurity