Jeffrey Gedmin

Jeffrey Gedmin was born in Washington, DC, in 1958. He studied music as an undergraduate. He holds a Ph.D. from Georgetown University and worked at the American Enterprise Institute. In 2002 he became director of the Aspen Institute of Berlin.

Publications by Jeffrey Gedmin

Experiencing European Anti-Americanism and Anti-Israelism

Four factors play a role in the increasingly anti-Israeli sentiment in Europe: the attempt to assuage guilt over Europe’s murderous past, rivalry with the United States, anti-Semitism, and the rejection of European concepts of society by the majority of Israelis. Read More »

How Europe’s Drive for Independence from America Hurts Israel

Fifteen years ago the Berlin Wall fell and Europe woke up to a different world, one in which it suddenly became far less dependent on the United States for security, setting in motion a process that brought a kind of emancipation. Read More »