DGAP Core Expertise Events page

Transatlantic Relations under President Trump
Polish and German perspectives
15/06/2018 | 12:30 - 14:00 | DGAP | United States of America
US Foreign Policy: How “America First” Affects Allies and Partners
12/10/2017 | 16:30 - 18:00 | DGAP | United States of America, Germany - USA
On October 12, 2017, the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a background discussion on American foreign policy under the Trump administration.
Category: Germany - USA, Transatlantic Relations, United States of America
The US is Unpopular Abroad, Trump Even More So
Bruce Stokes presented the results of a wide-reaching Pew Research Center poll
27/06/2017 | 12:30 - 14:00 | DGAP | Transatlantic Relations
The US is Unpopular Abroad, Trump Even More So
According to the Pew Center's recent survey of international opinion of the United States, a median of 49% of respondents have a favorable view of the country under President Trump – compared to 64 percent in the last years of the Obama administration. The decline in confidence is striking.
Category: Transatlantic Relations
Contemporary Maritime Security Threats:
The Role of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command
22/05/2017 | 18:00 - 19:30 | DGAP
Dangerous Ties:
How to Fight the New Networks of Terror and Crime
06/03/2017 | 09:15 - 17:30 | DGAP
Dangerous Ties:
What is the nature of the nexus that exists between crime and terrorism? This question was at the core of a one-day conference at the DGAP that took place on March 6, 2017. The speakers agreed on one point in particular: The concept of radicalization needs to be rethought. These days, a criminal career as often as not provides an entry into the world of terror.
Podcast: First Reactions to the 2016 US Presidential Election
Where will a Trump presidency take America and transatlantic relations?
09/11/2016 | 11:00 - 12:30 | DGAP | United States of America, Elections
Podcast: First Reactions to the 2016 US Presidential Election
US Ambassador to Germany John B. Emerson and German Minister of Agriculture Christian Schmidt came to the DGAP the morning after the US elections to give their first impressions of the outcome. How did Trump triumph? How will he position himself on domestic and foreign policy agendas? How will President Trump differ from Candidate Trump? The speakers were joined by Daniela Schwarzer, the new director of the DGAP's Research Institute, and Josef Braml and Henning Riecke of the USA/ transatlantic relations program.
Category: Elections, United States of America
Which President, Which America?
What the Election Campaign Reveals About the US Political System
01/11/2016 | 18:30 - 20:00 | DGAP | United States of America, Transatlantic Relations
Which President, Which America?
Jürgen Trittin, Daniela Schwarzer, James D. Bindenagel and Josef Braml offered their perspectives at a panel discussion hosted by DGAP and Inforadio (rbb).
Category: Elections
Poland and Germany in the Transatlantic Alliance
An exchange of perspectives
28/09/2016 | 09:30 - 11:00 | DGAP | Europe, Transatlantic Relations
Poland and Germany share an interest in a strong transatlantic security architecture. The deteriorating situation to NATO’s east has produced different opinions about how to deal with Russia, however. The recent elections in Poland have further complicated German-Polish relations. Considering the recent study “Transatlantic Relations After the Russia-Ukraine Conflict” by the Warsaw-based Institute of Public Affairs, guests sat down to discuss German-Polish relations in the transatlantic context.
Category: Transatlantic Relations, Bilateral Relations, NATO, Poland, Federal Republic of Germany
Crisis Reaction Lite?
Options for NATO’s Southern Flank
30/06/2016 | 09:00 - 13:00 | DGAP | Security
In a workshop at DGAP, a group of security policy experts discussed NATO’s challenges on its southern flank prior to the NATO summit in Warsaw.
Category: Security, NATO
The United States after the primaries
28/06/2016 | 09:00 - 11:00 | DGAP | United States of America
The primaries in the U.S. are about to enter their final stage. The republican nominee will be officially announced on July 18, 2016. Dr. Dieter Dettke spoke before the transatlantic roundtable and addressed the current developments in the United States after the primaries and how they could shape the country’s future.
Category: United States of America
Germany’s Role in the World
A Presentation of the Pew Research Center's poll of public opinion and foreign policy in Europe
20/06/2016 | 12:30 - 14:00 | DGAP | Germany, German Foreign Policy
Germany’s Role in the World
European partners disagree about how to respond to Europe’s current political challenges, to say nothing of the challenges facing its neighboring countries. The Pew Research Center’s newly published survey “Europeans Face the Word Divided” gives insight into how divided European citizens are in their views concerning the role of their governments and the European Union in the world. A few days before the Brexit referendum, Bruce Stokes gave an exclusive presentation of the report at the DGAP.
Category: German Foreign Policy, Germany
After the Munich Security Conference 2016
Security Challenges for the Transatlantic Partnership
17/02/2016 | 12:30 - 14:00 | DGAP | Transatlantic Relations
After the Munich Security Conference 2016
The DGAP's Transatlantic Roundtable invited Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President of the Atlantic Council, to discuss the many crises the transatlantic community is currently facing, strategic blind spots, and the forthcoming NATO summit.
Category: Transatlantic Relations, Security
Over a Decade of US-German Collaboration and Challenge
10/12/2015 | 08:00 - 16:00 | United States Institute of Peace | Afghanistan
On December 10, 2015, AICGS hosted a day-long conference of over 100 attendees together with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, the United States Institute of Peace, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V., and Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft e.V.
Category: Afghanistan
Security Implications of the Global Energy Situation
DGAP Transatlantic Roundtable convenes in November 2015
16/11/2015 | 12:30 - 14:00
Early in 2015 the new Lithuanian liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal “Independence” became operational, opening a new chapter in the country’s energy supply. This November’s meeting of the DGAP’s Transatlantic Roundtable discussed developments in global energy markets and their implications for energy security in the United States and Europe.
Containing Conflict in Ukraine
Transatlantic Roundtable
24/06/2015 | 17:30 - 19:00 | DGAP | Ukraine, Transatlantic Relations
Fighting in Eastern Ukraine in recent weeks has put the international spotlight back on the bloody conflict. At the same time, potential resolution to the confrontation between Russia and the West is hindered by the potential upgrade of Russian nuclear forces and the deployment of additional NATO troops in Eastern Europe. What effect will these roadblocks have on the implementation of the Minsk agreements? How can the transatlantic allies support Ukraine in its reform efforts and help safeguard its sovereignty? Will Western sanctions pressure Russia into using its leverage in the region to resolve the conflict?
Category: Transatlantic Relations, Ukraine
Germany as a “Force for European Orientation”
Norbert Röttgen outlines his expectations for German foreign policy
07/05/2015 | 18:30 - 20:00 | DGAP | Germany, International Policy/Relations
Germany as a “Force for European Orientation”
Röttgen, who chairs the Bundestag’s committee on foreign relations, identified three major upheavals that are threatening stability in the world today: the Ukraine-Russia conflict, the collapse of states in North Africa, and the internal erosion of EU unity. These are the greatest challenges for German – and European – foreign policy, said the CDU politician. His speech was given to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the DGAP. Audio file below (in German).
Category: International Policy/Relations, Germany
Still Here
Presence of US Forces and Security Challenges in Europe
03/03/2015 | 18:30 - 20:00 | DGAP | Transatlantic Relations
While recent years have seen a reduction in US troops in Europe, especially in Germany, the Ukraine crisis has led to a reconsideration of strategy. To help NATO implement the 2014 Wales Summit conclusions, US forces are currently redeploying additional battle tanks and fighter aircraft to Europe. What is the mission of the Wiesbaden-based US Army Europe Command (USAREUR) in that process? How can USAREUR’s “Strong Europe Initiative” help to improve interoperability within the North Atlantic alliance – and what are the main obstacles to implementing the rotation of forward-deployed troops in Eastern Europe? What will the main challenges be in training and possibly equipping Ukrainian security forces?
Category: Transatlantic Relations
Terrorist Groups as Entrepreneurs
DGAP hosts discussion about the illegal networks of violent extremists
25/02/2015 | 18:30 - 20:00 | DGAP | Organized Crime
Terrorist Groups as Entrepreneurs
A podium discussion at the DGAP put the spotlight on the unholy alliance of terrorism, organized crime, and corruption. How can financing and recruiting be stopped? The American expert on terrorism Louise I. Shelley and German criminal law expert Ulrich Sieber examined various economic and legal aspects of the fight against terrorism. With audio and video file (in English and German).
Category: Organized Crime
Transatlantic Trends 2013
18/09/2013 | 12:00 - 14:00 | DGAP | Transatlantic Relations
Category: Transatlantic Relations
Transatlantic Relations: Greater Challenges, Smaller Means
Representatives from US-based think tanks join a discussion at the DGAP
11/09/2013 | 12:00 - 14:30 | DGAP | United States of America, Transatlantic Relations
Transatlantic Relations: Greater Challenges, Smaller Means
Relations between Europe and the US developed over decades and are by no means losing their relevance. However, changing geostrategic conditions mean that new efforts are needed to keep the cooperation as deep as it has been in the past. What challenges do the partners face? What roles await Europe and America in the future? Representatives of US-based think tanks came together with German counterparts and the DGAP’s Transatlantic Relations Discussion Group to address these questions.
Category: Transatlantic Relations, Security, NATO, United States of America, Europe