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ICFRC: German-American Relations After the Elections

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Emily Haber has been German Ambassador to the United States since June 2018. Prior to her transfer to Washington, DC, she served in various leadership functions at the Foreign Office in Berlin. In 2009, she was appointed Political Director and, in 2011, State Secretary, the first woman to hold either post. Thereafter, she was deployed to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, serving as State Secretary in charge of homeland security and migration policy from 2014 until 2018. Emily Haber holds a PhD in history and is married to former diplomat Hansj%C3%B6rg Haber.

The United States and Germany share a long and steadfast friendship. Both countries are allies within NATO and share fundamental values as well as common interests. Recently, disputes over defense spending, tariffs and sanctions have put a strain on this partnership. At the same time, the major global challenges of our time, including the COVID-19 pandemic, global warming and international terrorism require the United States, Germany, and Europe to stand together. Please join German Ambassador Emily Haber for a discussion on the future of this important partnership following the recent US presidential elections.

For more information on the Foreign Relations Council visit their website at www.icfrc.org.

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