Foreign and Security Policy

Transition: Review & Outlook on 2021

Elmar Theveßen, Washington Bureau Chief, ZDF, Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Global Affairs Analyst, CNN, and Sigmar Gabriel, Former Federal Minister; Former Vice-Chancellor; Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke, look back at 2020, and give an outlook on transatlantic relations under the incoming US administration.

The speakers also discussed the toll of the pandemic on the US, how foreign policy might and might not change under Biden, and a central takeaway from the Trump era, namely that US democracy is made up of traditions and norms that are more breakable than many had thought.

The discussion was moderated by David Deißner, Executive Director, Atlantik-Brücke.

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