Germany

 
  • Strategic Europe
    Europe Looks On as Russia Marches Into Ukraine
    Judy Dempsey April 17, 2014

    The EU’s unwillingness to protect Ukraine confirms its hypocrisy over its values, principles, and borders. What good news for Russian President Vladimir Putin!

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Dangers of German Strategic Haplessness
    Jan Techau April 8, 2014

    Germany owes much of its strength to the fact that the country is embedded into the West. Germans should remember that and eschew any temptations of neutrality.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Merkel’s European Parliament Election
    Judy Dempsey April 7, 2014

    For Germany’s conservatives, getting the European Parliament to end daylight saving time is more important than campaigning for Jean-Claude Juncker as the next European Commission president.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Bad Idea, Vladimir!
    Karl-Heinz Kamp April 4, 2014

    Seen from the Kremlin, Russia’s annexation of Crimea might look like a positive step toward rebuilding a lost empire. Yet on balance, the picture is much bleaker.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Russian Intervention: Nationalism, Germany, and the West
    John Kornblum April 3, 2014

    Today’s Ukraine crisis shows parallels with events of the early 1980s. Then as now, at the heart of the problem is an unstable Russia that clings to its former big-power status.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Curse of Russian Energy
    Judy Dempsey April 3, 2014

    While lucrative energy contracts continue between European and Russian companies, there is growing pressure on Europe to find ways to reduce its dependence on Russia.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Mr. Xi Goes to Brussels
    Shi Zhiqin March 31, 2014

    As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Brussels, it is important for both China and the EU to take the responsibility that their size demands for resolving global issues.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Europe: The “Holiday From History” Is Over
    Dmitri Trenin March 31, 2014

    The continuing crisis over Ukraine has significantly hardened Western official and media attitudes toward Russia. However, with Washington leading the charge and NATO back in the saddle, the European Union is taking a back seat.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    A Who’s Who Guide to EU Sanctions on Russia
    Judy Dempsey March 20, 2014

    The EU remained united in imposing an initial round of sanctions on Russia. But there are now big differences among member states on whether to introduce further measures.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    How Russia Is Losing Germany
    Judy Dempsey March 13, 2014

    The decades-old special relationship between Berlin and Moscow is fraying. Neither Russia nor Germany should underestimate what that might mean for EU foreign and security policy.

     
  • 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.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Europe's Growing Crisis
    Uri Dadush April 29, 2010 The Diane Rehm Show

    Recent cuts to the credit ratings of Spain and Portugal indicate that the crisis in Greece is spreading across Europe. Given the financial market pressure on Greece, debt restructuring appears inevitable, but it remains to be seen when it will occur.

     
  • 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?

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Europe Looks On as Russia Marches Into Ukraine
    Judy Dempsey April 17, 2014

    The EU’s unwillingness to protect Ukraine confirms its hypocrisy over its values, principles, and borders. What good news for Russian President Vladimir Putin!

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Dangers of German Strategic Haplessness
    Jan Techau April 8, 2014

    Germany owes much of its strength to the fact that the country is embedded into the West. Germans should remember that and eschew any temptations of neutrality.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Merkel’s European Parliament Election
    Judy Dempsey April 7, 2014

    For Germany’s conservatives, getting the European Parliament to end daylight saving time is more important than campaigning for Jean-Claude Juncker as the next European Commission president.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Bad Idea, Vladimir!
    Karl-Heinz Kamp April 4, 2014

    Seen from the Kremlin, Russia’s annexation of Crimea might look like a positive step toward rebuilding a lost empire. Yet on balance, the picture is much bleaker.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Russian Intervention: Nationalism, Germany, and the West
    John Kornblum April 3, 2014

    Today’s Ukraine crisis shows parallels with events of the early 1980s. Then as now, at the heart of the problem is an unstable Russia that clings to its former big-power status.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Curse of Russian Energy
    Judy Dempsey April 3, 2014

    While lucrative energy contracts continue between European and Russian companies, there is growing pressure on Europe to find ways to reduce its dependence on Russia.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Mr. Xi Goes to Brussels
    Shi Zhiqin March 31, 2014

    As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Brussels, it is important for both China and the EU to take the responsibility that their size demands for resolving global issues.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Europe: The “Holiday From History” Is Over
    Dmitri Trenin March 31, 2014

    The continuing crisis over Ukraine has significantly hardened Western official and media attitudes toward Russia. However, with Washington leading the charge and NATO back in the saddle, the European Union is taking a back seat.

     
  • 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.

     

Carnegie Experts on Germany

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate

    Adebahr is an associate 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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