Seizing the Day

Remembering Gerry Livingston The German expression “Man sieht sich immer zweimal im Leben” (you always meet twice in life) has special meaning for my long friendship with Gerry Livingston. I …

Germany Faces a Challenging Demographic Situation

The German economy is weakening. This year, the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to shrink by 0.5 percent. This puts Germany at the bottom of international growth rankings. By comparison, …

American-German Institute Mourns Loss of Founding Executive Director Gerry Livingston

The American-German Institute was saddened to learn of the passing of Robert Gerald Livingston, our first Executive Director. Gerry was an outstanding figure in American foreign affairs across seven decades, …

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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 …