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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Merkel visiting Trump: “much better to talk to one another”

Consequences for the European Union

After the German Federal Chancellor's first encounter with president Donald Trump, the need for an intensive trans-atlantic dialogue between the EU and the USA appears greater than ever. more…

Nico Lange | Country Reports | March 22, 2017

Would Trump prefer 28 phone numbers?


How does the new US administration perceive the EU? How does it envisage its relations with Europe in the key areas of trade and security? Which policies are think tanks close to the government recommending, and what do other political experts think about the future of the Trump administration’s policy towards Europe? This analysis attempts to provide possible answers to these questions. more…

Céline-Agathe Caro | Country Reports | March 22, 2017

Transatlantic relations remain of supreme importance

#AdenauerInterview with Klaus Schüler, Federal Manager of the CDU party

Klaus Schüler, federal manager of the CDU – the political party of Angela Merkel – has been familiar with US-politics for a long time. Nico Lange was talking to him on the sidelines of an Adenauer event in Washington D.C. about the Trump presidency and transatlantic cooperation. more…

Nico Lange | Country Reports | March 9, 2017

The United States and a united Europe continue to be the alliance of free Western nations

Jürgen Rüttgers speaks in an interview about Donald Trump and the new US-Administration

Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister of North Rhine Westfalia and former member of the Helmut Kohl cabinet is a regular visitor to the United States. Nico Lange talked with him about Donald Trump, the USA, Europe and the Atlantic relations. more…

Nico Lange | Country Reports | March 1, 2017