Post Covid-19 International Exchanges: The Future of Student Programs
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Post Covid-19 International Exchanges: The Future of Student Programs
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Post-COVID-19 International Exchanges: The Future of Scholars Programs

KAS-ACE Series

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Transatlantic Approaches: Europe in an Age of Sino-American Competition

KAS USA / Hudson Institute Online Event

Please join Hudson Institute and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) for a discussion on Sino-European relations and prospects for transatlantic cooperation on key challenges relating to China.

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Leadership, Succession Planning, and its Implications for Germany's Role in the World

CSIS-KAS Series: Germany at the End of the Merkel Era

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What Can Europe Expect from the Biden Administration?

Up and Running: The New Administration and the Future of Transatlantic Ties

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A Decisive Moment

U.S. Elections and Its Implications for Transatlantic Relations

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2020 - A Year Like No Other

How the Pandemic impacts the News Media

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Lessons Learned

How to Reinvigorate and Further Strengthen the Transatlantic Partnership?

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Informed and Resilient

How to Protect Democratic Societies in Times of COVID-19 and Digital Change

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The U.S. Elections in November explained

Principles and Rules of the Electoral Process

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The Rise of the Millennial and Minority Vote

The U.S. Electorate in 2020

Assessing the Surge in Iraq

Beurteilung der neuen Militärstrategie für den Irak

In January President Bush presented a new strategy for Iraq, which included a "surge" of about 30,000 troops. With the troop increase recently completed, the American Enterprise Institute, the think tank which had proposed the new strategy, saw the time fit to make a first assessment of the surge’s success. (Summary in German)

Taking on Tehran

Strategies for Confronting the Islamic Republic

The book "Taking on Tehran" provides concrete, innovative solutions to the emerging Iranian global threat. It rules out “one-dimensional” approaches and instead describes six levels that have to be addressed in order to confront Iran effectively. (Summary in German)

Pakistan on the Edge

Stability of the Country stronger than reported

Pakistan is a vital partner for the United States in its “War on Terrorism.” The support provided by President General Pervez Musharraf, however, is not built on stable ground. Recent developments have shown that Musharraf lost some of his popularity and his time as president and/or commander-in-chief could thus expire. (Summary in German)

The German Presidency

The EU’s Agenda and Transatlantic Relations

The German EU and G8 presidencies offered Chancellor Merkel the opportunity to set a course on a regional as well as global level. Dr. Stefan Froehlich spoke about this topic at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He pointed out that Chancellor Merkel managed to awake a paralyzed EU and revive transatlantic relations. However, a united voice and active world politics are still missing in Europe. (Summary in German)

The State of the Military Today

The next U.S. President will become Commander-in-Chief of a military that is unmatched in its power and capability. However, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have stretched the military thin. An event at the Brookings Institution was to analyze the current state of the military and to present suggestions on how a future president could guarantee a strong and proficient force. (Summary in German)

Independent President?

Bloomberg leaves GOP

After New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg left the Republican Party last week, speculations about a possible bid for presidency as an independent candidate were spread in the media. (Summary in German)

Russia, the European Union and China

The State of the Energy Security Debate

The debate on energy security is also an important topic in the United States. Importance is attributed to the developments in Eurasia. An event of the conservative Hudson Institute focused on the Russian view on energy security. Particularly, Russia’s search for new markets and geopolitical considerations were discussed. (Summary in German)

Globalization and the World's Poor

It has become a politically correct cliché that globalization has its winners and losers. The fast pace of globalization has resulted in a worldwide increase in trade, foreign investments and economic growth. Yet, the global market also confronts the world's poor and the most fragile developing countries with great challenges. On May 16, 2007, the Brookings Institution launched a book dealing with the impact of globalization on the world's poor. (Summary in German)

Angela Merkel – Key Player in Transatlantic Relations

„During this year’s EU-US summit, the German Chancellor impressed the Americans as a „key interlocutor for U.S. presidents in Continental Europe.“ The Wall Street Journal commented that “Germany is returning to the traditional, postwar role it has played from the days of Konrad Adenauer to Helmut Kohl”. According to an op-ed piece in the Washington Times, the summit under Merkel’s leadership “exuded clout.” (Report in German)

The War in Iraq – Staying the Course until Victory?

"It is too soon for a verdict." Those are the words President Bush chose in response to a recent interview question by a prestigious talkshow host about the success of his new Iraq strategy. At the same time, a new think tank report tried to beef up the American security offensive with new recommendations for the next phase of the new Bush strategy. To many in Washington, however, the war in Iraq seems already lost. After months of rangling between the Democratic majority in Congress and the White House, the showdown between the legislative and executive branch of the U.S. government reached a dramatic climax in Washington this week.(Commentary in German)