Hyperinflation Weimar

One hundred years ago, the Weimar inflation reached its peak. It remains Germany’s greatest economic crisis and has heavily shaped the history of the Federal Republic. Within a few months …

Henry Kissinger, America and Germany

More than fifty years after he arrived on the world scene as Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger remained an imposing figure on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite …

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 …

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The German-Israeli Relationship: A Chronicle of Four Decades, 1983-2023

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of AGI, the Society, Culture, and Politics program is pleased to present Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman’s policy brief devoted to understanding four decades …

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 …