J.D. Bindenagel

J.D. Bindenagel is a former U.S. Ambassador and is currently Senior Professor and founding Henry Kissinger Chair at the Center for Advanced Security, Strategy and Integration Studies, Bonn University.

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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The Breach of the Berlin Wall

The final hours before the fall of the Wall: An eyewitness report by an American diplomat.

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The Fall of the Wall: An Accidental Revolution?

An eyewitness report by an American diplomat.

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Asia: the Challenge to Turn Enmity into Amity

Risks of unresolved territorial conflict threaten peace in Asia.

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Putin’s Russia Reset

What Putin learned from the 1989 German revolution — and how he misunderstood it

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Iran and the Rule of Law

To take its place on the global stage, Iran must learn the lessons of a 1992 terrorist trial in Germany

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TTIP: Getting Past “No”

To make TTIP a success, negotiators should embrace public involvement.

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