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"Stop The Steal" protest: Trump supporters storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021 (Washington DC, USA).

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Analysis & Opinions - Amnesty International

Recovering Basic Social Trust

| Feb. 05, 2021

Hate speech, racism, and a divided society. Former US President Donald Trump left behind many problems that a new human rights policy has to face. A conversation with the German-American political scientist Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook. [translated from German; interview in German]

 

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

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Analysis & Opinions - Carnegie Europe

Decoding the Biden Administration: Opportunities for the EU

| Jan. 27, 2021

The inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden has brought a new wave of hope for reinvigorating the transatlantic relationship. The EU has already capitalized on this enthusiasm by offering fresh proposals for EU-U.S. collaboration while raising its ambitions to boost its international role and shape global policies.

How alignment and divergence play out across the Atlantic in the coming months will have implications for all major global challenges, from climate change and the coronavirus pandemic to security and economic recovery.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Speaks On White Nationalism In Iowa

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Analysis & Opinions - CNN

The world has more riding on Joe Biden than any US president in decades

| Jan. 19, 2021

On Wednesday, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the President of a nation at a pivotal moment, and the world will be watching because all democracies are in this moment together.

The view from Biden's podium at the United States Capitol, looking down over Washington DC's National Mall, will not be pretty.

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook on Das Erste

Das Erste

Analysis & Opinions - ARD Online

Donald Trump's Final Days: Can a Change of Power Succeed Without Further Violence?

| Jan. 18, 2021

Storming the Capitol, shaking democracy - how dangerous are the days ahead of the transition of power for the United States? And even if Trump leaves the Oval Office, will he remain an eternal divider? Does the poison of his lies continue to have an effect in America, and does it perhaps continue to serve as a model for populists abroad? [translated from German, interview in German]

US President Donald Trump looks on after talking to the press before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on July 19, 2019, in Washington, DC.

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Analysis & Opinions - CNN

Trump has trashed America's most important alliance. The rift with Europe could take decades to repair

| Jan. 16, 2021

The presidency of Donald Trump has left such a wretched stench in Europe that it's hard to see how, even in four years, Joe Biden could possibly get America's most important alliance back on track.

Biden Cabinet

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutschlandfunk Nova

Biden's Foreign Policy Team: Historically diverse and committed to Europe

| Nov. 24, 2020

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, commented on President-elect Joe Biden's nominations in foreign policy and national security. (Beginning at 23:00 mark. Article in German)

The first 2020 presidential debate

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutschland Funk

"Trump gave Biden little room to breathe"

| Sep. 30, 2020

It was the first TV duel between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Many topics were up for debate, but there were fewer concrete discussions because the US president barely allowed his political opponent to speak. When Joe Biden commented on his content, Trump confronted Biden with his family history.

Analysis & Opinions - Deutschland Funk

"Trump wants to go back to America in the 1950s"

| Sep. 27, 2020

The US has many problems, including Donald Trump, says political scientist Cathryn Clüver-Ashbrook. If Joe Biden wins the election, he'll have to fix a lot first.

The US is facing a presidential election, the outcome of which will not necessarily be accepted by the current president. The corona pandemic is hitting the USA as hard as few other countries worldwide, also because of government decisions. Racism is more pronounced than it used to be, and environmental and climate protection provisions are being withdrawn.