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Call for Fellowship Applications: 2016-2017 Germany and the United States in the 21st Century


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Call for Proposals
The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows from September 2016 – June 2017 to examine the research theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.”

Transatlantic Academy Announces New Fellows Working On “Russia and the West”


WASHINGTON – The Transatlantic Academy is pleased to announce its eighth fellowship year of rigorous and collaborative academic research. The 2015-16 fellows will focus on the topic of “Russia and the West.”

Anna Dolidze named Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia


Anna Dolidze, a professor of international law at the University of Western Ontario and the 2012-13 Joachim Herz Stiftung Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia last month.

Turkey's Elections: A Blow to Islamism?


On June 9, 2015, TA Fellow Nora Fisher Onar published a piece in The National Interest entitled "Turkey's Elections: A Blow to Islamism?"

Islam and Turkey: From Muslim Democracy to Islamist Autocracy?


Transatlantic Academy Program Officer Ted Reinert interviews Academy Fellow Nora Fisher Onar about Turkey under the AKParty and the role of Islam in Turkish politics, the topic of her chapter in the Academy report Faith, Freedom, and Foreign Policy: Challenges for the Transatlantic Community,

“Religious Freedom is an Antidote to Religious Extremism”


Stephen Szabo, executive director of the Transatlantic Academy, discusses faith and foreign policy with Mustafa Akyol, Transatlantic Academy fellow. Szabo and Akyol examine whether Islam and Christianity can coexist with the liberal world order, the integration of Muslims in Europe, and how religious freedom can offset religious extremism.

From Russia With Love: The Moscow-Ankara Energy Affair


On May 13, 2015, TA Fellow Nora Fisher Onar and Agnia Grigas co-authored a piece in Forbes, entitled "From Russia With Love: The Moscow-Ankara Energy Affair", focusing on the energy relationship between Russia and Turkey. The full article can be found here.

Religious Activists and Foreign Policy in the West


Transatlantic Academy Program Officer Ted Reinert interviews Academy Senior Fellow Clifford Bob about how religious activists influence the foreign policy of the United States and other Western countries, the topic of Bob’s chapter in the Academy report Faith, Freedom, and Foreign Policy: Challenges for

Mercury or Mars? What Separates Germany and the United States


On Monday, April 27, 2015, The Globalist published a piece by TA Executive Director Steve Szabo. The article was adapted from an excerpt of his new book, “Germany, Russia, and the Rise of Geo-Economics” (Bloomsbury Publishing, December 18, 2014). The full article can be read here.

Book Review: "Want, Waste, or War?"


Omn March 5, 2015 Ruya Perincek, a Doctoral Researcher at UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, wrote a review of the book "Want, Waste or War?" published by the 2011-12 Transatlantic Academy Fellows in November 2014.