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Weekly News Digest

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The ACG brings its members a compilation of timely analysis and opinion pieces on transatlantic issues. Articles are then posted to the website the following week. (May 22, 2020)

ACG In the News
„Es wird zu 100 Prozent um die Frage gehen, wie Trump die Krise bewältigt“ – Interview with Ambassador John B. Emerson by Juliane Schäuble, Der Tagesspiegel

Special Content
Commentary by Ambassador Christoph Heusgen on the 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII

Angela Merkel
How the Coronavirus Revived Angela Merkel – Judy Dempsey, Carnegie Europe
Mahnende Zuschauerin – Nico Fried, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Merkels verpasste Chance – Florian Gathmann, Spiegel

Germany’s Role in the World
Germany Needs to Become a Great Power Again – Walter Russell Mead, Wall Street Journal
Deutschland muss in die nukleare Teilhabe der Nato investieren – Richard A. Grenell, Welt

European Foreign Policy
Europe Needs a Regional Strategy on Iran – Cornelius Adebahr, Carnegie Europe
European Union Diplomats Face the Enemy Within – Jacopo Barigazzi, Politico

Relations with China
The Meaning of Systemic Rivalry: Europe and China Beyond the Pandemic – Andrew Small, European Council on Foreign Relations
While the U.S. Sits Back, China Is Using COVID-19 to Cozy up to Europe – Julie Smith and Laura Rosenberger, Newsweek

European Central Bank
Germany’s Shock Court Ruling Against the ECB Challenges the Stability of the Euro Zone – Silvia Amaro, CNBC
Die Kommission sollte es nicht zum Äußersten treiben – Klaus-Dieter Frankenberger, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
German Judges Take ECB Fight to Court of Public Opinion – Matthew Karnitschnig, Politico

Transatlantic Relations
Why Transatlantic Relations Are In Trouble – Dalibor Rohac, The American Interest
Can a Joe Biden Administration Improve Transatlantic Relations? – Kareem Salem, Modern Diplomacy

Digital Transformation
Die Coronakrise ist eine Chance für den digitalen Wandel – Norbert Röttgen, Handelsblatt
The EU’s Post-Coronavirus Marshall Plan Must Have a Focus on Improving Its Digital Economy – Eline Chivot, Euro News
Warum die europäische Industrie jetzt in Start-ups investieren sollte – Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Der Tagesspiegel