John Kornblum Remembers Helga Haftendorn

Over the years I have identified two types of “experts” on German-American relations. There are what I would call the “issue” experts. These are writers who chase whatever question or …

Toward a Sustainable Global Economy

The Potential and Limits of a Climate Club and other Plurilateral Initiatives Climate change, loss of biodiversity, pandemics, widening economic inequalities and poverty, high debt and shrinking fiscal space, financial …

Statement on Rising Incidents of Anti-Semitism in Germany and the United States

The terrorist attack on Israel on October 7 shocked the world, a stunning, deliberate, and cooardinated act of violence that became the deadliest day for Jews since the end of …

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A Limping Coalition of the Willing

Why is Transatlantic Cooperation on Clean Steel Lagging Behind? The 2020s have arrived as a decade of multiple crises. Beyond their devastating impact, however, these crises have also changed our …

Translating Politics into Technocracy in the European Banking Union

The failures of two Belgian-based banks, Fortis and Dexia, have cast a long shadow over European financial regulation. Once viewed as a model of regulatory cooperation, the Fortis collapse in …

New Strategies of Transnational European-U.S. Right-Wing Extremist Combat Sports Networks

This article assesses the main strategies, networks, and threat potentials affiliated with the activities of two current key right-wing extremist (RWE)[1] leaders who first met in 2018 at a combat …