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The Impact of the Proposed US Military Drawdown – for Germany and Beyond”

August 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced the drawdown of nearly 12,000 U.S. troops from Germany. This decision will have a significant impact on the security of Europe – and has the potential to change the dynamic of the German-American partnership.

Join us on Monday, August 3 at 11:00 am ET for an online discussion with the Süddeutsche Zeitung’s Deputy Foreign Editor, Paul-Anton Krüger, who will discuss the implications of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Germany. (His full bio is below)

We hope you can join us for this timely discussion

Paul-Anton Krüger has been Deputy Head of the Foreign Policy Department with a focus on the Middle East and international security since October 2018. Prior to that, he was a correspondent for large parts of the Arab world and Iran based in Cairo for four years. After graduating from the Alte Landesschule in Korbach, he studied journalism in Berlin and Munich. In August 2005, he joined the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a volunteer, worked as an editor from 2008 and as head of the foreign policy department from 2011. In the fall of 2007, Mr. Krüger was a guest editor at the Chicago Tribune as part of the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship, the German-American journalism scholarship of the International Journalism Programs e.V.


August 3, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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