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Sonja Thielges, DAAD/AGI Research Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Sonja Thielges as a DAAD/AGI Research Fellow from mid-March to mid-May 2019.  In Germany, Sonja is a research associate in the project “Pathways to Sustainable …

Gut aufgestellt? Trump und seine Herausforderer

AGI President Emeritus Jack Janes discusses the upcoming 2020 presidential election on this episode of Der Tag podcast from HR2. From HR2: Ob wohl eine Frau die größte Chance hätte, …

Can the U.S. and Allies Agree on WTO Reform?

AGI Geoeconomics Program Director Peter Rashish spoke on a panel on “Can the U.S. and Allies Agree on WTO Reform?” at the Hudson Institute on March 13, 2019. About the panel At …

Attacks on the Energy Grid and the Future of Democracy

AGI’s Senior Cyber Fellow Sarah Lohmann spoke on “Attacks on the Energy Grid and the Future of Democracy” and “Confidence Building Measures for Transatlantic Cooperation” at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on March …

Trump invokes new demand for extracting billions of dollars from U.S. allies

In reaction to President Trump’s recent “cost plus 50” proposal for allies’ financial contribution to defense, AGI President Jeff Rathke told The Washington Post, “’The United States, including under the …

Philip Ackermann, AGSR Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Philip Ackermann as an AGI/GMF Fellow with the American-German Situation Room in Washington, DC, in February 2019. Philip A. Ackermann is a Research Fellow with …

Maria Skora, AGSR Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Maria Skora as an AGI/GMF Fellow with the American-German Situation Room in Washington, DC, in February 2019. Maria Skora is Senior Project Manager at Das …

Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman to Retire from AGI

The American-German Institute (AGI) at Johns Hopkins University announces that Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman will be retiring at the end of February 2019.  Dr. Gardner Feldman has served as Director …

Judy Asks: Is NATO Deterrence a Paper Tiger?

Far from it. Deterrence rests on risk calculation and doubt. The costs of challenging the deterrent have to be just high enough to discourage risk taking. While Putin was surprised …

US expected to announce US suspension of landmark INF arms control treaty

On the U.S. suspension of the INF Treaty, AGI President Jeff Rathke told CNN that Europe is “worried about US withdrawal in particular because it takes the pressure off of …

The Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe between Conflict and Reconciliation

Edited by Lily Gardner Feldman, Raisa Barash, Samuel Goda, Andre Zempelburg Influenced by the crisis in the former Soviet Union following the March 2014 Russian annexation/integration of Crimea, the essays …

Human remains of Ovaherero and Nama: Transnational dynamics in post-genocidal restitutions

Former DAAD/AGI Research Fellow Elise Pape’s latest article is now available. Published in Volume 4, Issue 2 of Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the article builds on Dr. Pape’s …