Transatlantic Conference 2016: Path to the White House – State of the US Presidential Election 2016

The 2016 presidential election cycle has thus far undermined all conventional wisdom. Six months ago, very few “political experts” would have thought that Donald Trump would end up being the nominee for the Republican Party. Observers thought that he would eventually implode and that his xenophobic, sexist and politically incorrect statements would catch up with… Read More

Dossier US-Wahlen: US-Vorwahlen – Startschuss in Iowa

Vor den Präsidentschaftswahlen im November 2016 finden in den USA Vorwahlen statt, bei denen Demokraten und Republikaner ihre Delegierten für die nationalen Parteitage im Sommer bestimmen. Die Delegierten stimmen dann auf dem Nominierungsparteitag für die jeweiligen Kandidaten ab. Die Vorwahlen finden entweder in Form einer Primary oder eines Caucus statt. Während bei einem Caucus nur… Read More

Transatlantic Conference 2015

The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom held its annual Transatlantic Conference in San Diego, California in May 2015. Participants from around the world – including the United States, Canada, Germany, Hungary, and Andorra – came together to discuss the current state of transatlantic relations and some of the issues at… Read More