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BGA Partner Ben Hodges featured on ZDF

BGA Partner Ben Hodges was featured on Maybrit Illner’s television panel titled “Schutzmacht ade – muss Europa aufrüsten?” (“Goodbye protective power – should Europe upgrade?”) on ZDF.  Also participating on the panel was German Minister of Defense Ursula Von der Leyen, former German Minister of Economics Oskar Lafontaine, Wolfgang Ischinger, the former German Ambassador to …

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BGA’s Todd Williamson’s column “The Other Pivot to Asia” published in the Berlin Policy Journal

BGA Senior Consultant Todd Williamson wrote a column titled “The Other Pivot to Asia” in Berlin Policy Journal’s Red Herring & Black Swan series. The piece explores how the formation of the Asia Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2015 was one of the early signs of today’s transatlantic divisions between the EU and the US. …

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BGA Cable: On the Brink of a Trade War

New tariffs further the official disruption of the international trade order   The Situation Friends and foes alike have found themselves in the crosshairs of US trade tariffs. They have responded by fighting back through retaliatory measures as the European Union, China, Canada, Mexico, and Russia in particular, have either issued counter tariffs or have …

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BGA Hosts London Client Breakfast on Trump Agenda

BGA hosted a client breakfast event in its London office titled “Navigating the Trump Agenda: Iran, Russia, and CFIUS”.  The program’s speaker was David Metzner, Managing Partner, ACG Analytics and the discussion centered on the following: The impact of Donald Trump’s Iran decision on companies and investors How the trade conflict with the EU on …

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BGA Cable: Transatlantic Tensions Continue

The Situation In the footsteps of French President Macron, Chancellor Merkel travelled to Washington last week for her second working visit to President Trump. Both had the same message in their luggage, but neither Macron’s charm campaign nor Mrs. Merkel’s rational persuasion was successful. Trump has not agreed to the desired permanent suspension of the …

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BGA Cable: US-German relations

The Situation Chancellor Merkel’s forthcoming visit to Washington this week, on the heels of President Macron, will focus on enforcing a permanent suspension of steel tariffs for the EU. However, this trip will be challenging as the relationship between Trump and Merkel is not characterized by a lot of sympathy. The US President’s willingness to …

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BGA Cable: Global Trade

US fires opening shot in global trade war The US opened the door to a global trade war this week by putting into effect punitive tariffs on steel & aluminium imports mainly from China, but also Russia and a number of smaller countries. Key allies in Europe, Asia & Latin America are so far exempt …

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