Another Grand Coalition is Best Bet to Ameliorate Germany’s Globally Disruptive Economic Policies

WASHINGTON — Germany’s federal elections are intrinsically important but generally boring, and an early look suggests the upcoming September 2017 contest will conform to this pattern. That’s a shame, because a lot is at stake.

Yascha Mounk in Der Tagesspiegel


On May 30, 2017, Der Tagesspiegel published an op-ed by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Yascha Mounk, entitled "Trump und Europa - Annäherung durch Wandel" (Rapprochement through Change).

Wade Jacoby in Washington Post Monkey Cage


On May 30, 2017, the Washington Post published a commentary by Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Wade Jacoby in its "Monkey Cage" feature for the work of political scientists. Entitled "Donald Trump just threatened Germany over trade.

Yascha Mounk on "The Ezra Klein Show"


On May 23, 2017, Transatlantic Academy Yascha Mounk appeared on Vox's "The Ezra Klein Show" as the guest for the episode "Yascha Mounk: Is Trump’s incompetence saving us from his illiberalism?"

Heidi Tworek in Foreign Affairs


On May 16, 2017, Foreign Affairs published a commentary by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Heidi Tworek, entitled "How Germany Is Tackling Hate Speech."

Heidi Tworek in Nieman Lab


On May 15, 2017, Harvard University's Nieman Journalism Lab published a commentary by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Heidi Tworek, entitled "Cambridge Analytica, Trump, and the new old fear of manipulating the masses."

Suspicious Minds: U.S.German Relations in the Trump Era - Deutsche Zusammenfassung

Neuer Bericht: Trump muss den Wert der transatlantischen Zusammenarbeit erkennen; Deutschland muss Verteidigungsausgaben innovativ erhöhen

Seit Monaten sorgt U.S.-Präsident Donald Trump auf beiden Seiten des Atlantiks für Verunsicherung. Die wechselnden politischen Positionen des amerikanischen Staatsoberhauptes belasten deshalb auch die deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen.