Wie geht es weiter nach den Midterm Elections?

Podiumsdiskussion mit Claus Gramckow und Christoph von Marschall zu den US-Zwischenwahlen In der vergangenen Woche fanden in den USA die ersten richtungsweisenden Wahlen seit der Präsidentschaftswahl 2016 statt. Bei den Midterm Elections wurden ein Drittel des Senats und das gesamte Repräsentantenhaus neu gewählt. Das Ergebnis machte eine Spaltung deutlich: zwar verloren die Republikaner im Repräsentantenhaus… Read More

Upcoming Event: “Transatlantisches Freiheitsforum” on July 17 2018

Today, genuine transatlantic dialogue has become more important than ever. It is an essential tool for opening up new channels of communication and developing productive formats of transatlantic engagement, thereby strengthening a partnership founded upon the ideal of freedom, which in turn promotes prosperity and stability both within the U.S. To encourage this dialogue, the… Read More

New Government, Same Coalition: German Politics and the Grand Coalition (GroKo)

The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was delighted to welcome Manfred Richter, Treasurer and Member of the Executive Board of the Foundation, to a discussion on the current political situation in Germany. After not reaching the 5% threshold in 2013, the FDP returned to the Federal Parliament after obtaining 10.7%… Read More

Coalition Watch: Is Germany’s Groundhog Day Approaching?

In Washington, DC, the Hon. Michael Georg Link, Member of the Bundestag and Spokesperson for European Affairs of the FDP Caucus, along with Deputy Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz Paqué shared their insights on the political situation in Germany following the recent coalition agreement formed between the parties of the grand… Read More

MEP Angelika Mlinar on the Future of Europe

A Discussion with Angelika Mlinar, MEP for the Austrian liberal party NEOS, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. What does the future of Europe look like? Between the migration crisis, Brexit, and the election of Trump, 2016 was a difficult year for the European Union. However, 2017 was a year of relief: in… Read More

Better Together? Free Trade in the Protectionist Era

Perspectives from Pakistan, Europe, South Africa, and Lebanon On Thursday, August 3, 2017, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s Expert Hub on the World Economic Order hosted a luncheon and panel discussion with study tour participants on the Forum’s inaugural program, entitled “Better Together? Free Trade in the Protectionist Era”. Panelists from Lebanon, Belgium, South… Read More