9/11 Commemoration at the U.S. Embassy

Today we remember the nearly 3,000 people – Americans, Germans, and citizens from around the world – who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in a senseless attack driven by hate and intolerance.  We think also of the four Americans killed in Benghazi, on this same day in 2012.  And while 9/11 will always ...
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United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2018 United States Assessment of the Assad Regime’s Chemical Weapons Use  Key Takeaway The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women, ...
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2018 Munich Security Conference

From Friday until Sunday, more than 30 heads of state and government and over 100 cabinet ministers from across the globe came together at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) for discussions on major international security challenges. The United States of America was represented at the MSC 2018 with a wide-ranging delegation. It featured the following principals from different branches ...
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Discussing “The Future of NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe?”

During his speaker tour that brought him to Berlin and Munich, Dr. Michael O’Hanlon from the Brookings Institution offered an analysis of what the future of NATO and the European Security Order might look like and point to potential next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance. In this new Brookings Marshall Paper “Beyond NATO: A New ...
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James Jay Carafano, of the Heritage Foundation, visits Berlin

On October 12th, Dr. James Jay Carafano, Vice President of the Washington-based Heritage Foundation, met with a group of journalists for a press roundtable on the foreign and security policy of the Trump administration. Dr. Carafano explained the changes in the foreign and security policy of the current administration and stressed that peace and stability ...
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2017: President Trump at the G20 Summit in Hamburg

In Hamburg, President Trump met with many world leaders, including Chancellor Merkel of Germany, the host of the G20, Prime Minister May of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Abe of Japan, President Moon of South Korea, President Xi of China, President Putin of Russia, President Peña Nieto of Mexico, President Jokowi of Indonesia, and Prime ...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Visited Germany to Take Part in the 2017 Munich Security Conference

Vice President of the United States Mike Pence traveled to Germany to take part in the 53rd Munich Security Conference on February 18, 2017. During his address to the conference he reaffirmed U.S. commitment to NATO and Europe, outlined our priorities for the transatlantic alliance, and urged greater burden sharing by NATO allies. On the ...
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U.S. Presidential Elections and the Disenchanted Voter

On May 9, former Los Angeles Times political correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-nominee Ronald Brownstein, currently Atlantic Media’s Editorial Director for Strategic Partnerships, met with journalists in Berlin to share his insights about the U.S. Presidential Elections.  He argued that economic stagnation and demographic change will be the decisive factors in this year’s presidential elections.  The ...
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Victoria Nuland at Berlin Security Conference

Victoria Nuland, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, visited Berlin November 16-17, 2015 to attend the Berlin Security Conference, where she delivered the keynote address on the importance of security cooperation as a pillar of the transatlantic relationship.  She also met with Christoph Heusgen, the Chancellor’s Director General for Foreign ...
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