FES Publications USA and Canada


Progressive Policymaking in a Changing Region:

Insights from the third American-German-Israeli Trialogue; Berlin, June 2017


Who governs the internet? Players and fields of action

How should the internet be regulated in order to be an important component of a good society? And who should be responsible?


Europe must find its own approach to Iran

Why we cannot rely on American diplomacy in the row over the nuclear deal




American Opinion Currents in the Trump Era

By Alec Tyson, Senior Researcher at Pew Research Center


Turkey and Germany: Approaching a Breaking Point?

Relations between Turkey and Germany, already on a steady decline, reached a low point in the aftermath of the arrest of Turkish-born German writer…



Selective Perception: Explaining Political Communication under Trump

Why do we see a change in political communication under Trump? Dr. Knüpfer explains why we need a new paradigm to explain communication dynamics.



Making American Higher Education Social Democratic: Rethinking New York’s Excelsior Scholarship

Affordability in higher education has been put on many a political pedestal, yet no federal solution exists. Could New York be the model to follow?


Right-Wing Populism and Authoritarian Nationalism in the U.S. and Europe

Despite recent setbacks, right-wing populism continues to challenge liberal

democracies. It can be read as a revolt of those who consider themselves…



‘Relax, Gringo, I’m Legal’: Mexican Migration Issues under Trump

Demonizing Mexican immigrants and building a wall were central to Trump's election. How has it impacted lives here at home and relations with Mexico?



America Adapts to Climate Change and President Trump

As the Trump administration abandons US commitment to climate and environmental protection, who will fill the gap?


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Lamond, James; Bergmann, Max

A new transatlantic Russia policy

Can the U.S. and Europe work together?
WashingtonDC, 2021

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Rojansky, Matthew

The U.S., Germany, and Nord Stream 2

WashingtonDC, 2020

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Bergmann, Max; Lamond, James

The 9/11 era is now history

What comes next for U.S. foreign policy
WashingtonDC, 2020

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Dethlefsen, Knut; Panknin, Knut

Blaue Mauer statt blauer Welle

Berlin, 2020

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Miller-Idriss, Cynthia

In whose interest?

Gender and far-right politics in the United States
WashingtonDC, 2020

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Panknin, Knut

Ein System mit Vorerkrankungen

Warum die USA schwer mit der Corona-Wirtschaftskrise zu kämpfen haben
WashingtonDC, 2020

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Schwartz, Lauren

Eine neue Außenpolitik für die USA

WashingtonDC, 2020

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Schwartz, Lauren

Anticipating a new U.S. foreign policy

WashingtonDC, 2020

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Wermenbol, Grace

Israel-Palästina und der Deal des Jahrhunderts

Die US-Außenpolitik unter Präsident Donald J. Trump 2017-2019
Berlin, 2019

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Wermenbol, Grace

Israel-Palestine and the deal of the century

U.S. foreign policy under president Donald J. Trump 2017-2019
Berlin, 2019

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