Cathleen S. Fisher

The “Religion” Debates: What Are We Talking About?

Debates about the interaction of religion, faith, and politics have dominated public discourse in the United States and Europe over the past several years…

Confronting Religious Diversity in Germany and the United States

In September 2001, less than ten days after the terrorist attacks on Washington, DC and New York, a Public Service Announcement (PSA) began running nationwide on U.S. television stations…

Understanding the “God Gap”: Religion, Politics, and Policy in the United States and Germany


In foreign and domestic policy, the United States and Germany would appear to be drifting further apart. Despite their continuing economic interdependence, the rancorous transatlantic policy debates over such diverse issues as the Iraq war, the Kyoto Protocol and global climate change, UN reform, or the U.S. treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo have fueled a sense of mutual alienation, prompting observers on both sides of the Atlantic to wonder whether the United States and Europe continue to constitute a “community of values.”…

Networks, Knowledge, and Exchange: Building a New Generation of Transatlantic Leaders

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Reconciling Realities: Reshaping the German-American Relationship for the Twenty-First Century

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EU Enlargement and Transatlantic Relations: Background Analyses

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