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A Conversation with Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations October 21, 2014 /

Ambassador Power will discuss the U.S. government’s efforts to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus, the gravest public health crisis in 40 years and a threat to international peace and security, as well as the crucial role Europe and the international community must play in developing a coordinated global response.

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In 8 Minutes or Less: John Bellinger Discusses Transatlantic Counter-Terrorism Approaches October 17, 2014

Bruno Lete, GMF senior program officer for foreign and security policy, interviews John Bellinger III, partner at Arnold & Porter LLC in Washington DC, about transatlantic approaches to counter-terrorism. Bellinger is the former legal advisor to the U.S. Department of State and the National Security Council.

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In 8 minutes or less: TTIP and the South Atlantic September 30, 2014

What impact will TTIP have on the South Atlantic?

Press Release

Senator Richard G. Lugar to Join GMF as Senior Fellow December 19, 2012


WASHINGTON (December 19) – The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) today announces that Senator Richard G. Lugar will join GMF as a Senior Transatlantic Fellow after the Senator leaves the U.S. Senate in January 2013.” 

“It is an honor to welcome Senator Lugar to GMF,” said GMF President Craig Kennedy. “He is a distinguished lawmaker whose service in the United States Senate is greatly admired around the globe. His expertise on international affairs and national security will be a tremendous asset to GMF’s work.”

At the end of this term, Richard Lugar will leave the U.S. Senate as the most senior Republican in that body and the longest-serving Indiana lawmaker. Respected globally as an international statesman and leader on nuclear disarmament, Lugar is the ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and twice served as that committee’s chairman.

The forthcoming Lugar Institute for Diplomacy and Congress will work to change the way the United States Congress relates to the international community by improving communication and understanding between the Washington diplomatic corps and Congress.

GMF Director of Congressional Affairs Maia Comeau will direct the Institute’s activities. More information on the Institute will be announced in early 2013.

Contact: Anne McGinn, amcginn@gmfus.org +1 202 683 2676


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The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan.

GMF does this by supporting individuals and institutions working in the transatlantic sphere, by convening leaders and members of the policy and business communities, by contributing research and analysis on transatlantic topics, and by providing exchange opportunities to foster renewed commitment to the transatlantic relationship.

In addition, GMF supports a number of initiatives to strengthen democracies. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has seven offices in Europe: Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, Bucharest, and Warsaw. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, Turin, and Stockholm.