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Russian Military Forum: Russia’s role in the Middle East – Informed by a greater strategy?

DISCUSSION OF RUSSIA’S RISING INFLUENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST HOSTED BY THE CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

The Russian Military Forum is a series of meetings that discuss Russia’s military foreign policy objectives and strategies. The second panel of the series, held on September 25, 2015, focused on Russia’s increasing role in the Mid-dle East. Just before Russia decided to actively intervene in Syria on September 30, long-time Russia experts Michael Kofman, Stephen Blank, and Anna Borshchevskaya were invited to shed light on Russia’s foreign policy strategy, also discussing the implications of the Russian policy for the Middle East, as well as for the U.S. in general. more…

October 7, 2015

Best Possible Outcome of Difficult Negotiations?

THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT - A PANEL DISCUSSION HOSTED BY THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE

As the Iran nuclear agreement is currently being debated by the U.S. Congress and is causing concern to the American public, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace organized a panel to discuss the European position on the Iran nuclear agreement. Former French diplomat Jean-Marie Guéhenno and former German ambassador to the U.S. Wolfgang Ischinger debated together with Suzanne Maloney from the Brookings Institution about the European attitudes towards the Iran nuclear agreement as well as probable reactions to the U.S. position. more…

September 22, 2015

“The Last Mile in ending Extreme Poverty:An enlightening debate addressing one of global society’s biggest challenges”

A panel discussion addressing extreme poverty and its eradication

This event, held at the prestigious Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., acted as a platform for the launch of the Book “The last mile in ending Extreme Poverty”. The book, a collection of numerous reports and papers published by economists, political scientists and experts alike, acknowledges the recent developments in poverty reduction while identifying the three challenges that remain in the “last mile” to the eradication of extreme poverty globally: securing peace, creating jobs, and strengthening resilience. more…

August 5, 2015

American Policy Perspectives

A Workshop with Dr. Charles Ludolph and Barton Forsyth

On July 20th, 2015 the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation hosted a workshop to discuss the current topics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the USA Freedom Act. Experts, Dr. Charles Ludolph, the President and CEO of Transnational Analytics LLC, and Bart Forsyth, Chief-of-Staff to Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), gave illuminating presentations with regard to U.S. trade and intelligence policy. German participants were part of a multi-day exchange program between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American Jewish Committee. more…

Justin Lakamper | Event Reports | August 1, 2015

50 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and Israel

A Conference with panel discussions on past, present and future German-Israeli relations

Seventy Years after the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust one encounters unique and positive relations between Israel and Germany as numerous International participants reiterated at the Conference “Fifty Years after the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations – are German-Israeli relations still special?“, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Washington D.C. more…

Elmar Sulk | Event Reports | July 15, 2015