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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 17, 2022)

German-American Conference in the News
US-German Survey Reveals Next-Generation Optimism in Transatlantic Partnership, Spurred by Shared Priorities in a Changing World – PRNewswire
Ukraine-Krieg lässt Deutsche und Amerikaner zusammenrücken – Fabian Reinbold, T-Online
Die Rückkehr der Transatlantike – Aert van Riel, nd
Gabriel bezeichnet Fehleinschätzung von Putin als „massives Scheitern“ – Johannes Leihaeuser, Frankfurter Allgemeine
“Willkommen im Zwei-Prozent-Klub!” – Christian Feld, ARD-Hauptstudio

Germany, Ukraine, and Russia
Olaf Scholz Gets Lost in Communication Over War in Ukraine – Hans von der Burchard and Laurenz Gehrke, Politico
Putin’s War and the German Economic Model – Dalia Marin, Project Syndicate
Ausbleibende Waffenlieferungen – Scholz gerät vor Kiew-Besuch unter Druck – Klaus Geiger, Welt
Missing in Action in Ukraine: German Leadership – Markus Ziener, German Marshall Fund
Zeitenwende, zweiter Teil – Daniel Broessler, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Nuclear Weapons 
Nuclear Weapons: Disarmament Is a Thing of the Past – Peter Hille, Deutsche Welle
Nuclear Arsenals Expected to Grow for First Time Since Cold War: Think Tank – Monique Beals, The Hill
Atomabkommen vor dem Scheitern? Irans Provokation, Amerikas Zweifel – Christian Boehme and Thomas Seibert, Tagesspiegel
Global Nuclear Arsenal Expected to Grow for First Time Since Cold War – Brittany Shammas and Sammy Westfall, Washington Post

Expanding the EU
Europe Is a Vast Idea. How Does Ukraine Fit In? – Andreas Kluth, Politico
Von der Leyen Sees Commission Opinion on Ukraine’s EU Bid in Coming Days – Matthew Karnitschnig, Politico
Die Ukraine oder der Balkan – wer tritt früher bei? – Christoph von Marschall, Taggesspiegel