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Role of Public Health on the Line

Andrew Zapfel discusses the importance of a continued commitment to science based health policies at home and around the world.



Overpromising and Underdelivering: Health Care Reform During Trump’s First 100 Days

An analysis of the new administration's signature legislative priority, "repealing and replacing" Obamacare.



The Future of U.S. Foreign Assistance

Trump's First 100 Days: Will cutting foreign aid undermine American hegemony?



From the Outside In

Trump's First 100 Days: What does the Trump presidency mean for race relations in the U.S.? Mary Curtis discusses the uncertainties going forward.


Deutsche Ostpolitik aus Sicht der Partner

Nach anfänglicher Sorge vor einem Wiedererstarken Deutschlands nach der Wiedervereinigung

wuchsen mit der Zeit die Erwartungen an Deutschland, sich…



"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt" (Deut 10:19)

Lessons from the history of refugee policies for the policy makers of today who wish to make America great (again).



Yasmin Fahimi, State Secretary at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Speaks on Social Injustice, Social Policies, as well as the Transatlantic Relationship.



SPOTLIGHT Interview: A Legacy of Welcoming Boldly

Keep America welcoming. Refugee resettlement is a proud American legacy with bipartisan support. #WelcomeBoldly


There Is No Alternative

Why Germany’s Right-Wing Populists Are Losing Steam (published in Foreign Affairs, March 10, 2017)



The Women's March: Progressive Coalition Building in the Trump Era

Women's March organizer speaks out about the importance of energizing and mobilizing today’s youth for social justice, equality, and inclusiveness.


A news services on current political, economic and cultural developments provided by the Washington Office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Its target readership are German public officials, professionals, journalists, as well as researchers. FES Perspectives are mostly published in German and written by varying American and German experts.

Publications from the Digital Library

Czogalla, Michael

Diplomatie statt Ignoranz

Die neue US-Außenpolitik unter Joe Biden
Berlin, 2021

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Bergmann, Max; Lamond, James

Die 9/11-Ära ist jetzt Geschichte

Die Zukunft der US-amerikanischen Außenpolitik
WashingtonDC, 2021

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Rojansky, Matthew

Deutschland, die USA und Nord Stream 2

WashingtonDC, 2021

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Dethlefsen, Knut

Die Coronakrise trifft die USA

Gespaltene Gesellschaft, angeschlagene Wirtschaft und Politik ohne Kompass
Berlin, 2021

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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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