Trans-Atlantic Relations Project

Bertelsmann Foundtion in the News:
B|Brief: TTIP Negotiations: A Summary of Round 6

This Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief by Legislative Relations Project Manager Kara Sutton summarizes the progress made in the sixth round of TTIP negotiations held in July 2014 .

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B|Brief: Obama's Choice

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Bertelsmann Foundation Executive Director Annette Heuser writes that the latest allegations of US spying in Germany have unleashed a new bout of anger in Berlin against Washington. This time, if the Obama administration does not meet Berlin's expectations for clarification of and an end to such intelligence activities, the whole of German-American relations and, consequently, the trans-Atlantic partnership are jeopardized.

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B|Brief: Keep Calm and Carry On with the Spitzenkandidaten

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Project Manager Kara Sutton writes that UK Prime Minister David Cameron's justified concerns about Jean-Claude Juncker's nomination - and the nomination process - for European Commission president may have been the biggest victim of the European Council's decision. But there are at least ways to salvage the process.

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B|Brief: TTIP Negotiations: A Summary of Rounds 4 and 5

This Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief by Legislative Relations Project Manager Kara Sutton summarizes the progress made in the fourth and fifth rounds of TTIP negotiations held in March and May 2014 .

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B|Brief: Is Seven Greater Than Eight?

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Transatlantic Relations Director Anthony Silberfeld writes that while Russia is justifiably absent from the G7 summit in Brussels, the country and its president cannot be isolated. No solution to the Ukraine crisis is possible if the individual most capable of imposing that solution, Vladimir Putin, is excluded from the table.

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B|Brief: Europe Inspires Despite Its Problems

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Project Manager Josh Stanton notes the irony of the EU and Ukrainian elections. The first showed increasing disdain for European integration; the latter reflected its hope and aspirations.

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B|Brief: Did Washington Lose The European Elections?

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Executive Director Annette Heuser analyzes the impact of the European Parliament elections on Washington and the trans-Atlantic partnership.

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B|Brief: Merkel in Washington: What Does She Want?

In this Bertelsmann Foundation B|Brief, Executive Director Annette Heuser lays out the three goals that German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes to achieve during her May 2, 2014 visit to Washington, DC.

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Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace: German and American Views

The Pew Research Center, in association with the Bertelsmann Foundation, surveyed publics in the United States and Germany to examine attitudes toward trade at a time when the US and European Union are negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – the most economically significant regional free-trade agreement in history.

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: On Track but Off Message?

This Bertelsmann Foundation-Atlantic Council publication summarizes the results of our second survey of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) stakeholders. They were polled about their attitudes towards the possibility of reaching an agreement, the timeframe for such an agreement and the scope of such an agreement. The previous survey was conducted in 2013.

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