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August 17, 2014

Workshop with Dr. Günter Krings MP

“Threats from Within – Common Transatlantic Answers to Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq“

In the light of the challenges and threats for domestic security caused by international terrorism the transatlantic partners need to pursue common actions. In order to respond to these challenges, different answers to various problems are required. Dr. Günter Krings MP, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Internal Affairs will discuss the current situation with US-representatives. more…

August 16, 2014

International Reports

An Anchor in Society

Apart from a short period during the Vietnam War, the American people have always supported their military, which in turn is strongly anchored in society. more…

April 24, 2014

Prospects of the Future

The Transatlantic Economic Relationship

From June 8-13, 2014, Peter Beyer MdB will visit Canada and the United States for a dialogue program with elected officials, policy experts and business representatives. more…

April 24, 2014

The US, Germany, and the EU

Global Financial Architecture in Transatlantic Perspective

Ralph Brinkhaus MdB, Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, will share his expertise during different KAS co-organized events in Washington DC and New York in June. more…

April 18, 2014

Expert Discussion

Transatlantic Solutions to Global Challenges

Transatlantic dialog to global challenges – U.S. experts meet with Dr. Norbert Röttgen MP to exchange policy options. more…

March 30, 2014

USA, Germany and Israel

Transatlantic Triangle United By Values and Challenges?

The “USA, Germany and Israel: Transatlantic Triangle United by Values and Challenges?” conference convened distinguished panelists from Europe, the United States, and Israel to discuss the political, economic, and cultural relationships between these three countries. In four panels on the rule of law, the economy, religion, and Israel’s relationship to the West experts identified affinities and shared values, while simultaneously highlighting differences and challenges. more…

March 17, 2014

Challenge for U.S. foreign policy

Ukraine Crisis

In the U.S., the Ukraine crisis has led to a controversial debate on further action. There is a general agreement that a military solution is currently not an option, and appropriate diplomatic and economic measures must be taken. more…

March 17, 2014

discussion with Ambassador Dennis Ross

Israeli, German and American Foreign Policy

Given U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry's ultimatum for progress in the current round of negotiationsbetween Israel and Palestine, we asked if there was progress and how exactly the transatlantic partners should work together with the goal to bring solutions in this negotiation cycle? The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) gave attention to these questions and organized a discussion with international experts. KAS welcomed Ambassador Dennis Ross,to provide his insight. more…

January 17, 2014



From February 23 to 28, 2014, Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, will visit the United States for a dialogue program with American politicians and business representatives. more…

January 16, 2014

Transatlantic Dialogue

Common Challenges of Canada and Germany

Professor Dr. Georg Milbradt, former Prime Minister of the German Federal State of Saxony, will travel to Ottawa, Ontario, February 9-12 to meet with elected officials, policy experts and members of the academic community to discuss common challenges faced by Canada and Germany. more…