J.D. Bindenagel

J.D. Bindenagel is a former U.S. Ambassador and currently the Henry Kissinger Professor for Governance and International Security, University of Bonn. [Germany]

Merkel On the Brink?

Germany at a crossroad of domestic and foreign policy change.

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How the United States Is Getting Gamed in Syria

In Syria, the U.S. government has to do much more than pressure Russia.

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Merkel’s “We Can Do It!” Perhaps Not!

Reflections on Merkel’s curious mixture of profound ethics paired with high-handedness and naiveté.

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Polish Democracy: Fighting Ghosts of the Past

Is Poland turning into another South Africa, where strong suspicions disable the country and hollow out the economy?

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American Security Policy After Obama

The final year will cap Obama’s global legacy, but also set the pace for his successor.

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Fear of War Over Ukraine

All eyes on are Minsk as world leaders meet to decide the fate of Ukraine.

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Germany’s International Responsibility to Lead

Germany is still adjusting to its new role as a world leader.

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The Challenge of the “Islamic State”

Only intelligence services can track down IS terrorists before they return home in order to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe or America.

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TTIP: Strengthening a Global Economic Heavyweight

TTIP will help the U.S. and EU to meet the challenges of a globalizing world

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Russia Remakes History Over NATO Expansion

The United States never consented to having no NATO expansion deals.

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