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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. (June 27, 2022)

Germany’s Foreign Policy
What the Watershed Moment Means for German Foreign Policy – Lars Klingbeil, Politik Internationale Quarterly
Wenn der das schon sagt – Alan Posener, Zeit
Scholz Adviser Turns Heads with Appeal to Consider Future Russian Relationship – Hans von der Burchard, Politico
Die Hand, die wir ausstrecken, muss stark sein – Lars Klingbeil, The European

Looking Ahead: G7 Summit in Germany
How the G7 Could Help the Debt-Distressed – Mariana Mazzucato and Alan Donnelly, Project Syndicate
What To Know About the 2022 G7 Summit – Sanya Mansoor, TIME
The G7 Must Act with Unity for Ukraine and Free-Market Democracy – Anthony Kim, Heritage Foundation
Schwerer als die Aufgaben des Herkules – Hans Monath, Taggespiegel

Energy Crisis
Germany Raises National Energy Alert over Russia’s ‘Economic Attack’ – Joshua Posaner and Laurenz Gehrke, Politico
How Can Germany Realistically Replace Gas? – Jeannette Cwienk, Deutsche Welle
Kanada arbeitet an einer Lösung für das Nord-Stream-1-Problem – Tobias Mayer, Tagesspiegel
Russia Is Crimping Gas Flows Just as Europe Is Racing to Stock Up for Winter. – Stanley Reed and Melissa Eddy, New York Times
“There Is a Black Hat, and Putin Is Wearing It” – Interview with Robert Habeck – Markus Feldenkirchen and Gerald Traufetter, Spiegel

Future of the Western Alliances
After the war: AMEURUS – Mathias Doepfner, Politico
A New Age of Global War – Margaret MacMillan, New Statesman
What Turkey Wants to Let Finland and Sweden Into NATO – Steven Erlanger, New York Times
European Security After NATO’s Madrid Summit – Javier Solana, Project Syndicate

Expanding the EU
Without Qualified Majority Voting EU Enlargement Has No Future – Srdjan Cvijic and Zoran Nechev, Euractiv
Die Hoffnung nicht aufgeben – Martha Wilczynski, Tagesschau
Western Balkans Leaders Fume After Summit Fails to Unblock EU Bids – Camille Gijs, Politico
Ein historischer Tag für die Ukraine – Thomas Gutschker, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Join Forces: How to Sustain Public Support for Ukraine’s EU Accession – Tefta Kelmendi and Gosia Piaskowska, European Council on Foreign Relations