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Analysis & Opinions

Cathryn Cluver and Peter Wittig in Conversation at Open Door Day, Berlin

| Aug. 26, 2017

Cathryn Cluver appeared in conversation with the German Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Peter Wittig on the occasion of Open Door Day/Date with Democracy at the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin, where Germans had a chance to ask questions of their Ambassadors and Ministers. 

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutschland Funk

US-Truppen kämpfen wieder in Afghanistan (in German)

| Aug. 22, 2017

Cathryn Cluver, interviewed on radio station Deutschlandfunk Nova, offers analysis of President Trump's August 22 speech concerning the war in Afghnistan. She notes that the president's current point of departure is the change in role of US forces in Afghanistan, but  deep diplomatic strategy is needed to ensure the cooperation of Pakistan, India and government and security forces in Kabul and the provinces - the reality of which is unlikely given that the State Department abandoned its Special Envoy and still doesn't have an Ambassador in Kabul. 

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook discusses the G20 on ARD

ARD.de

Analysis & Opinions - ARD Online

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook discusses the likelihood of trade wars, steel tariffs, and the role of G-20 observer states on ARD (in German)

| July 07, 2017

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook, Founding Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project discusses the likelihood of international trade wars, possible steel tariffs on imports into the United States, the role of G-20 observer states, including Singapore and the health of transatlantic relations.

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook on NDR

NDR

Analysis & Opinions - Norddeutscher Rundfunk

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook discusses importance of wording of the G-20 communique on NDR Aktuell Extra (in German)

| July 07, 2017

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project, discusses the importance of the final wording of the G-20 communique, particularly with respect to the climate change and energy policy dossiers, noting different approaches to achieve transatlantic compromise. She underlines the importance of high-level meetings such as the G-20 to address critical global challenges, including multilateral responses to North Korea’s provocations and the ongoing conflict in Syria.

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook discusses the G20 on ARD

ARD.de

Analysis & Opinions - ARD Online

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook discusses the mechanism and format of the G-20 on ARD (in German)

| July 06, 2017

Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook, Founding Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project discusses the mechanism and format of the G-20 in relation to UN multilateral diplomacy and the geopolitical priorities ahead of the Hamburg summit.

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Analysis & Opinions - Atlantik-Brücke

"Time to Brace"

| July 04, 2017

Just months into his young presidency, it is clear that Europe cannot presume an even keel, firm alliance, or historically-shared interests with the United States of Donald Trump. The West, as long understood, is in hiatus. Europe must act accordingly.

Cluver, Chaudhry and Najam

Benn Craig/Belfer Center

News - India and South Asia Project

Ambassador of Pakistan to the US: "Now is the ideal time to reset relations."

| Apr. 27, 2017

Two days after presenting his credentials to President Trump, His Excellency Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, expressed optimism about bilateral relations between the two countries. Respondent Adil Najam, Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was more cautious in his assessment of the relationship after years of "reset."

Cluver, Chaudhry and Najam

Benn Craig/Belfer Center

Analysis & Opinions - India and South Asia Project

Conversations in Diplomacy: Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and Adil Najam

| Apr. 27, 2017

Pakistan's Ambassador to the U.S. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University Adil Najam discuss the ups and downs of US-Pakistan relations and possibilities for engagement under the new US administration.