Germany’s New Skepticism About China

Over the last decade, China and Germany have developed what Jonas Parello-Plesner and I called a “special relationship.” The basis for it was the growth of German exports, in particular automobiles and machinery, to China. This economic symbiosis led to an increasingly close political relationship – in particular, between Chancellor Angela Merkel and the former premier Wen Jiabao.

Yascha Mounk in Politico Magazine

On October 22, 2016, Politico Magazine published a commentary by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Yascha Mounk, entitled "Yes, American Democracy Could Break Down."

The European Union Clashes With Google Over Copyright

WASHINGTON — Both U.S. presidential candidates might have recently called Angela Merkel their favorite foreign leader, but there is still plenty of transatlantic conflict stemming from German ideas. On September 14, the EU Commission fired the latest shot in its fight against U.S. tech giants with its proposal to overhaul Europe’s copyright laws for the digital age.

Harold James in Project Syndicate

On October 5, 2016, Project Syndicate published an op-ed by Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Harold James, entitled "When Globalization Eats Its Young."

James book reviewed in Financial Times

On September 28, 2016, the Financial Times published a review of The Euro and the Battle of Ideas, the recent book by Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Harold James, Markus K. Brunnermeier, and Jean-Pierre Landau.

Vocal Europe interviews Steve Szabo

On October 3, 2016, Vocal Europe published a "Monday Talk" interview with Transatlantic Academy Executive Director Stephen Szabo.