Germany: From Peace to Power
Can Germany Lead Strategically in Europe without Dominating?
Ambassador James D. Bindenagel
Saturday, October 24
1:00 - 2:00 PM PDT
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James D. Bindenagel, currently Senior Professor at Bonn University, is the author of “Germany From Peace to Power? Can Germany Lead in Europe without dominating?” published by Bonn University Press/Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. He is a former U.S. Ambassador and was the founding Henry Kissinger Professor at Bonn University.
Ambassador Bindenagel is a retired ambassador and veteran of the U.S. diplomatic corps. His 35-year career in German-American relations included military, diplomatic, and academic assignments in West, East, and United Germany from 1972 to 2020. He focused on diplomacy with Germany, global business, and education. He is an expert on Germany, where he served as U.S. deputy chief of mission in the U.S. Embassy, Bonn, Germany, from 1994 to 1997, and director for Central European Affairs in the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs at the State Department from 1992 to 1994. He was U.S. deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, East Germany at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and helped negotiate the reunification of Germany.
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