Transatlantische Beziehungen: Wo stehen die Kandidaten Biden und Sanders?

Joe Biden und Bernie Sanders haben unterschiedliche Herangehensweisen an wichtige Fragen der internationalen Politik. Welche Konsequenzen könnte das für Europa und die Zukunft der transatlantischen Partnerschaft haben? Im Rennen um die Präsidentschaftskandidatur der Demokraten gibt es nur noch zwei ernstzunehmende Kandidaten – Joe Biden und Bernie Sanders. Nach den gestrigen Vorwahlen in mehreren Bundesstaaten hat Biden… Read More

“Europe after Brexit” – Discussion with MP Michael Link

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | The Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington, DC On the same day that the General Affairs Council adopted a decision to authorize the opening of the European Union’s future partnership negotiations with the United Kingdom, MP Michael Link – Member of the German Federal Parliament, Spokesperson for European Affairs of the FDP… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: Tarrif-ied of Change? The Future of Trumpian Transatlantic Trade

Experts on international trade based in Germany and in the U.S. discussed the new trade agreement replacing NAFTA, the US-Mexico-Canada agreement or USMCA, President Trump’s strategy in making trade policy for the United States, and how multilateral trade organizations need to be modernized for the current global trading system in which countries, such as the… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: How can NATO Remain Fit for Purpose 70 Years After its Birth?

The security and defense session offered three different perspectives on NATO by experts working in the areas of security and defense policy. Peters, Pfeifle, and Pindur contemplated the future of the Alliance in the next century, the strategic challenges facing Germany, Europe, and the US, defense spending responsibilities, and the state of German military capabilities.… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: The Political Situation in Canada

Canadians will head to the polls on October 21, 2019 to vote in the 2019 Canadian federal election. André Albinati gave participants a primer on the current political situation in Canada by reviewing the major parties’ platforms and analyzing the latest poll figures ahead of the 2019 federal election, and assessing the US-Canada trade relationship.… Read More

Transatlantic Conference 2018 – What did we discuss?

The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) held its annual Conference on the Current State of Transatlantic Relations in St. Petersburg, Florida from November 30 – December 3, 2018. The conference brought together political professionals working in multiple areas across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Germany to discuss issues and contemplate… Read More