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]

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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Europe 1914: Lessons for China and Japan in 2014

Avoiding geopolitical conflict and seeking justice and reconciliation.

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Multi-Stakeholder Negotiations in the 21st Century

What can the world learn from successful negotiations a decade ago to ban conflict diamonds?

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Germany: Reluctant Leader and Indispensable Power

What will a reluctant leader mean for the resolution of such issues as the eurozone crisis, future military missions and data privacy?

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Afghanistan for Afghans: The West's End Game Is Promoting Governance

What is the United States hoping will be the end result of its mission in Afghanistan?

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