Ulrich Speck

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Dr. Ulrich Speck is a Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, DC. His work is focused on German and EU foreign policy, the EU's relations with Eastern Europe and Russia, and transatlantic relations. From 2013 to 2015 Speck was a Visiting Scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels and a foreign policy columnist for Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung. He has been an Associate at FRIDE, Madrid; the editor of the Global Europe Morning Brief, a subscriber-only newsletter on EU foreign policy; and worked for RFE/RL in Prague and Brussels. From 2000 to 2005 he was a senior editor at Frankfurter Rundschau, a German newspaper. Speck has co-edited three books (in German): On the Revolution of 1848/89 (1998), American Empire (2003), and New Anti-Semitism (2004). He holds a PhD in modern history from the University of Frankfurt and was a member of the Graduate College for the history of law at Frankfurt University from 1992-95.

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