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Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff is a Senior Director at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, a transatlantic public policy and grant-making foundation. He overseas the fund's policy programs. He was previously the Washington bureau chief of the German newsweekly, Die Zeit. Close.

Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff

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May 2007 Archives



May 2, 2007 4:18 PM

Authoritarian Bully Wants Respect

The most comforting interpretation of the disturbing new tone from Moscow circles around legacy and elections. Vladimir Putin is in his last year as Russian President and wants to be remembered as the man who stood up to goliath. The fresh attack on the U.S. and NATO can be seen as the first salvo in the upcoming presidential campaign. Putin, acting in the interest of his yet to be handpicked successor, plays his friend Gerhard Schröder's game: when in doubt, go against America. It will win you an election. This weekend a high-ranking Russian official put it this way: "America-bashing is just as popular in Russia as Russia-bashing is in America." He concludes that we are not witnessing a sea change in Russian foreign policy.

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May 14, 2007 3:06 PM

Mixed Up in the Wrong Crowd

The West is about to lose the only formidable leader in the cohort of the past age. Tony Blair’s tragedy is that he has been surrounded by Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schröder and George Bush -- the weakest team since World War II.

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May 24, 2007 9:00 AM

Accepting Difference in Our Workforce

Globalization and immigration are twins. Germany exported more goods than anybody else in the world last year. Globalization is at the heart of Germany's economic recovery. After years of continuous outsourcing to low-cost competitors, German entrepreneurs have been able to carve out a niche for themselves. The country is high cost and high tech and high quality -- and highly competitive.

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