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America’s Decline

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Alexander Privitera

Bookshops and newsstands throughout the U.S. are filled with tomes debating what many believe to be the current decline in America’s power and influence on the global stage. In light of this recent trend, AICGS Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera examines the more recent literature on this topic and tries to assess what the debates concerning the idea of decline tell us about today’s America.

Polish Perspectives

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Following a visit to Warsaw, Executive Director Jack Janes discusses relations between Poland and both Germany and the U.S., as well as the changes in Europe which have placed Poland into an increasingly important role.

The Right Thing

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In this week’s At Issue, Dr. Jackson Janes discusses the agenda around the G-20 meeting in Cannes, the role of the U.S., and the struggle to find the “right” responses to challenges on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Privilege of Partnership

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In this week’s At Issue, Executive Director Jack Janes discusses the increasing bonds of transatlantic interdependence — and the price and privilege which come with them.

The German-American Relationship: In the Name of What?

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In a recent Huffington Post article entitled The German-American Relationship: In the Name of What?, author Catherine Cheney seeks to answer a question posed by Dr. Jack Janes: does the transatlantic relationship mean the same thing in Berlin as it does in Washington?

Benedict’s Benediction

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In the week’s At Issue, executive director Jack Janes examines the debates surrounding Pope Benedict XVI’s first state visit to his native Germany as he seeks to rebuild the bridge between moral, religious beliefs and modern-day western society.

The President’s European Tour #9

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In this week’s At Issue, Executive Director Dr. Jackson Janes looks at President Obama’s upcoming trip to Europe and examines the projected benefits, purposes, and expectations attached to a week in Ireland, the UK, France, and Poland.

The Need for a Narrative

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In this week’s At Issue, Executive Director Dr. Jackson Janes examines the efforts to deal with the shootings in Tucson and how both Germany and the U.S. try to come to grips with such violent acts.