Jeffrey Gedmin

Jeffrey Gedmin is director of the Aspen Institute Berlin.

Catching the Worm


This article appears in the May issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe, click here. I WAS AN EARLY BIRD when I worked at the American Enterprise Institute. So was John Bolton. It seemed that no matter how early I arrived — I could be at my desk as early as 5:00 a.m. — John’s […]

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Mad About Us


I recently hosted Bianca Jagger for a debate in Berlin. (More about her in a moment.) We convened in a back room at Max Moritz, a smoky pub in Kreutzberg, a neighborhood in Berlin known mostly for Turkish guest workers and left-wing anarchists. Crossing swords with Bianca was Gen. (ret.) Joerg Schoenbohm, the center-right interior […]

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All Ears


BERLIN — The Captain Renaults of old Europe expressed “shock” in late February over allegations that the British had bugged the conversations of U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan. Tony Blair responded by saying (a) the UK abides by domestic law; (b) Great Britain adheres to international law; and (c) London does what it must to […]

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