Claudia Clark
Author and Speaker

A Voyage to the East…

  One of the most exciting things about writing this book is the opportunity it has provided me to visit different parts of Germany and meet new people, and again I was pleased that one of my speeches happened to coincide with a historic celebratory event—the...

All Roads Lead to Rome—Okay Athens.

My name is Claudia Clark and I am the recently elected GOTV coordinator DA Germany. In order to properly discuss my experience at my first EMEA Regional Meetings in Athens, I find it necessary to briefly explain who I am and how I found myself in my current role, and...

The G7 Disaster

Comprised of the largest and most powerful democratic nations, The Group of Seven (G7) has existed in one form another since 1975. Since taking office in 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump had made it known that that maintaining decades of peaceful alliances with...

A Coldness Unseen Since The Cold War

It has been 2.5 years since Trump took office, and to date he has yet to meet German Chancellor Merkel for a bilateral meeting in Germany. In fact, the two have not had held a bilateral meeting in either Germany or Washington since Merkel’s disastrous first visit to...

The Human Side of Chancellor Merkel

Because of Chancellor Merkel’s ability to remain calm and neutral under even the most dire or joyous circumstances, the German media assigned the term “poker face” to describe their leader.  One of the most telling aspects of Merkel and Obama’s relationship was...