Articles on Jonathan Hackenbroich

How Europe can defend itself against US economic sanctions (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 25 August 2020

Germany and Europe must defend themselves against US sanctions. They can strengthen their armoury in two ways.

How the US could ramp up its economic war on China (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 08 July 2020

There are at least 11 different ways the United States could use economic weapons to harm China in the coming years.

How Germany’s Constitutional Court jump-started the Franco-German engine (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 22 May 2020

By defining legal limits, the Constitutional Court has forced the German government to reconsider its European policy – to make political decisions on Europe where it has the power to do so.

China, America, and how Europe can deal with war by economic means (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 13 May 2020

Great power rivalry has not abated even amid the coronavirus. To survive the economic conflict between China and the US, Europe must make its preparations now.

Macron, Merkel, and Europe's "moment of truth" (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich & Tara Varma - 23 April 2020

The French president has laid down the gauntlet by warning the European political project could end if it fails to embrace burden-sharing. One of two scenarios could now play out.
 

CureVac, covid-19, and economic statecraft: Lessons for Europe (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 24 March 2020

Trump’s bid for CureVac should spur Europeans to strengthen their investment screening rules – and signal to China and the US that unwanted takeovers will cost them.

2020: The year of economic coercion under Trump (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich & Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 February 2020

European countries and businesses are unlikely to escape the impact of US extraterritorial measures on China, Russia, and Turkey. 

The risk of inaction: Economic threats against Europe (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 22 January 2020

Washington and Beijing seem to interpret European inaction as weakness and an invitation for greater coercion in pursuit of their economic and geopolitical interests.

Could Germany make a geopolitical turn on financial policy? (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 09 December 2019

Internationalising the euro is no longer the taboo it once was in Germany. Quietly, but indisputably, views in Berlin are starting to shift.

5 reasons Macron got it wrong on Germany (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 20 September 2019

The French president still wants to relaunch Europe. But after two years of courting Berlin, he is now searching for new ways to strengthen Europe’s sovereignty