Germany

 
  • Op-Ed
    ‘The NATO Show’: Putin’s Favorite Comedy?
    David Rothkopf September 5, 2014 CNN

    Putin is a distraction with which NATO is ill-prepared to deal.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Saving What’s Left of EU Enlargement
    Cornelius Adebahr September 3, 2014 Global Policy

    The least the EU can do is keep up the credibility of the promise of EU membership and reform its enlargement and neighborhood policies once a new Commission is in place later this year.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Can Germany Save Ukraine?
    Dmitri Trenin August 28, 2014 National Interest

    Berlin is critical to any future settlement of the Ukraine crisis. It is too difficult to reach a deal on the settlement, but the absence of any deal deemed minimally acceptable to all sides would steer Europe toward an abyss.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Of Omnipotence and Mistrust
    Cornelius Adebahr July 15, 2014 American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

    The NSA spying scandal, rooted in American feelings of omnipotence and mistrust, has revealed uncomfortable truths about the U.S.-German relationship.

     
  • Article
    Germany Plays Good Cop, Bad Cop on Ukraine
    Ulrich Speck June 25, 2014

    Germany’s approach to managing the Ukraine crisis has been fairly successful in limiting Russian meddling. But the confrontation between the West and Russia is far from over.

     
  • Other Publications
    Easing EU Sanctions on Iran
    Cornelius Adebahr June 16, 2014 Atlantic Council

    The European Union has established its own set of sanctions that go beyond the measures agreed to by the United Nations. If a comprehensive nuclear agreement is reached, Europe must find a way to sensibly lift those sanctions.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Merkel Is Ready to Confront Putin
    Ulrich Speck March 27, 2014 The Interpreter

    While Angela Merkel is ready for a confrontational approach toward Russia, she needs to convince an increasingly skeptical domestic audience.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Economic Consequences of Income Inequality
    Michael Pettis March 23, 2014 China Financial Markets

    Rising inequality is inextricably tied to economic imbalances and, in a context of limited productive investment opportunities, the only sustainable outcome is sharply higher unemployment.

     
  • Article
    Foundations of German Power
    Ulrich Speck March 14, 2014

    Germany is a powerful nation, but that power is confined by a number of factors. Going forward, Germany must embrace its strength and become the confident leader that Europe needs.

     
  • Op-Ed
    What the West Must Do for Ukraine
    Ulrich Speck February 23, 2014 The New York Times

    Ukraine could either descend into chaos or right itself on a path toward democratic stability. Western powers must do all they can to help the country move toward the latter.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Germany’s Constitution Demands an Active International Stance
    Cornelius Adebahr, Angela Merkel August 23, 2014 Video Podcast of the Chancellor German

    Germany will continue its international commitment, from EU enlargement to the Western Balkans to violent conflicts in the world more broadly.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Europe Is Completely Divided Over How to Respond to Russia
    Judy Dempsey March 4, 2014 Public Radio International

    Europe is divided over how to respond to Russia’s invasion of Crimea. The most powerful figure in the diplomatic tango is Germany’s Angela Merkel.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    A German Europe? The Union Disunited
    Judy Dempsey October 28, 2013 Al Jazeera

    Europe stands between extended integration and enforced disintegration. After the German elections, the question is what to expect for Europe's future.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Europe Frustrated With Obama
    June 18, 2013 HuffPost Live

    While Europeans still support President Obama, they have lowered their expectations of what he will accomplish politically.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Does the Eurozone Have a Future?
    Jan Techau June 17, 2013 Polskie Radio

    Although there is still great concern for the eurozone, the discourse has moved from predicting an immediate downfall a year ago to discussing the necessity of economic reform in the continent.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Bubble Building
    Uri Dadush February 25, 2013 RT CrossTalk

    The developed world is eager to grab a slice of someone else's growth if they can't generate any of their own, with potentially negative repercussions for their relations with the developing world.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Prospects for the Eurozone
    Uri Dadush May 12, 2012 BBC World News

    As concerns rise over a potential exit by Greece and a possible bailout for Spain, the eurozone remains in a very difficult predicament, with few good options for moving forward.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    A Future Without Nuclear Energy?
    Mark Hibbs June 13, 2011 Wisconsin Public Radio

    The recent nuclear disaster in Japan has many people re-thinking the risks and benefits of nuclear energy. Germany took a bold stance two weeks ago when it pledged to shut down its nuclear reactors by 2022.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    The Enduring Euro Crisis
    Uri Dadush July 1, 2010 Voice of America

    The problems that led to the crisis in Europe go beyond just fiscal profligacy and will take a long time to correct. Though the euro will likely survive the adjustment, the crisis could still have a profound effect on the global economy.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    EU Plan Must Be Backed Up by Budget Cuts
    Uri Dadush May 12, 2010 Bloomberg

    While the recently announced Eurozone support package suggests the possibility of a new era of fiscal coordination across Europe, it will only succeed if the countries in need of aid undertake far-reaching policy changes.

     
  • Event
    Unfinished Business: Merkel’s Germany and Europe’s Future
    Judy Dempsey, Gideon Rachman, Jan Techau September 11, 2013 Brussels

    The German federal election will have enormous repercussions for Europe as, regardless of the election outcome, the Chancellor will have to deal with major challenges.

     
  • Event
    Renewed Ambitions for NATO
    Jan Techau, Ambassador Ivo Daalder June 17, 2013 Cercle Royal Gaulois, Rue de la Loi 5, 1000 Brussels

    Marking the end of his tenure as U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO, Ambassador Ivo H. Daalder discussed some of the key challenges facing the Alliance.

     
  • Event
    Berlin’s Position on the European Debt Crisis
    Rafał Ulatowski, Zhang Lihua April 8, 2013 Beijing

    Economies continue to buckle under the uncertainty that has engulfed the European Union since the sovereign debt crisis broke out in 2009.

     
  • Event
    Germany’s Changing Role in a Changing Europe
    Dmitri Trenin, Jan Techau March 27, 2013 Moscow

    The latest developments connected to the financial crisis in the EU have only further underlined the need for a leader within the European community. Many believe that Germany is the one who should take up this mantle. To do so, however, Germans have to come to terms with their difficult history.

     
  • Event
    Germany’s Dilemma and the Future of European Integration
    Shi Zhiqin, Luigi Bonatti October 25, 2012 Beijing

    Germany’s actions to resolve the eurozone crisis will significantly impact the future of the region’s monetary union as well as trade relations with China, the EU's largest trading partner.

     
  • Event
    The Chicago Summit and NATO's New Challenges
    Lisa Aronsson, Jamie Shea, Peter Spiegel, Jan Techau May 8, 2012 Brussels

    The next years will see most, if not all, of NATO's major military operations draw down as the Alliance finds itself, for the first time in twenty years, without a major operation to run.

     
  • Event
    Will the Euro Survive?
    Uri Dadush, Jacob Kirkegaard, Desmond Lachman, Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Antonio de Lecea October 17, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    With EU leaders scrambling to keep Greece afloat, rating agencies continuing to downgrade European sovereign credit, banks being pushed to the brink, and Europe likely slipping back into recession, time may be running out for the euro.

     
  • Event
    2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference
    March 29, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    The 2011 conference focused on new actors and new agendas, reflecting the need to develop cooperative responses to challenges being posed by changing technology, distributions of political power, interest in nuclear energy, and security conditions in key regions.

     
  • Event
    Euro Crisis: Responses from the United States and Germany
    Tim Adams, Carlo Bastasin, Uri Dadush, Matthias Sonn June 3, 2010 Washington, D.C.

    As the European crisis continues to intensify, critical questions are emerging about German leadership and the role that the United States can play to influence events in Europe.

     
  • Event
    The Euro Under Attack
    Angel Ubide, Desmond Lachman, Uri Dadush February 17, 2010 Washington, D.C.

    As market confidence in the Greek government debt teeters on collapse, and confidence in Portugal, Spain, and Ireland continues to erode, an urgent question has emerged: will the Euro area implode?

     

Carnegie Experts on Germany

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

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  • Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe

    Dempsey is a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.

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  • Stefan Lehne
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.

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  • Ulrich Speck
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Speck is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the European Union’s foreign policy and Europe’s strategic role in a changing global environment.

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  • Jan Techau
    Director
    Carnegie Europe

    Techau is the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

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