Forward with the new (old) President – or four more years of Obama-Dejá vu?

Forward with Obama

The election results of President Obamas victory show that „Republicans didn’t do well with any demographic group but angry white men,” so a speaker of the transatlantic conference “After the US Elections: Perspectives on the future of the transatlantic relationship” organized by the Friedrich-Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit and the AJC Transatlantic Institute. Does Obama’s reelection suggest a shift in public opinion, even an “Europeanization” of values in the land of the brave? Or is Europe again too optimistic about the “change” that “four more years” of Obama will bring?
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Hezbollah: a closer look at Lebanon’s Party of God

In an event, jointly organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the AJC Transatlantic Institute, Matthew Levitt, Senior Fellow and Director of the Stein Programme on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discussed the findings in his forthcoming book. In Hezbollah: the Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God (Georgetown University Press) he exposes the criminal activities of the organization. Ian Lesser, Director of the Transatlantic Centre of the German Marshall Fund provided a transatlantic context of the issue.
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