Judy Dempsey

Nonresident Senior Fellow
Carnegie Europe
Editor in chief
Strategic Europe

Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.

Judy Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of the Strategic Europe blog. She is also the author of the book The Merkel Phenomenon (Das Phänomen Merkel, Körber-Stiftung Edition, 2013).

She worked for the International Herald Tribune from 2004 to 2011 as its Germany and East European Correspondent and from 2011 to September 2013 as columnist. Dempsey was the diplomatic correspondent for the Financial Times in Brussels from 2001 onward, covering NATO and European Union enlargement. Between 1990 and 2001, she served as Jerusalem bureau chief (1996–2001), Berlin correspondent (1992–1996), and Eastern European correspondent in London (1990–1992) for the Financial Times. During the 1980s, Dempsey reported on Central and Eastern Europe for the Financial Times, the Irish Times, and the Economist.

Dempsey graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, where she studied history and political science. She has contributed to several books on Eastern Europe, including Developments in Central and East European Politics (Palgrave Macmillan and Duke University Press, 2007) and The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: A Handbook (Frederick Muller Ltd, 1985).

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  • NATO’s Relevance
    • Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    NATO’s Relevance

    Whatever President Trump says and thinks about the relevance of NATO, so far the alliance has coped with crises and criticism.

  • Live From the 2018 NATO Summit
    • Monday, July 09, 2018

    Live From the 2018 NATO Summit

    Allies are divided and the stakes have never been higher heading into the 2018 NATO summit.

  • Merkel’s Challengers
    • Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    Merkel’s Challengers

    A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker.

  • Judy Asks: Can Europe Crack the Immigration Issue?
    • Thursday, June 28, 2018

    Judy Asks: Can Europe Crack the Immigration Issue?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Merkel’s Options, Europe’s Future
    • Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Merkel’s Options, Europe’s Future

    Europe’s security, foreign, and defense policies will go nowhere without tackling the refugee and asylum crises.

  • Judy Asks: Should Germany Dump Nord Stream 2? Can it?
    • Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Judy Asks: Should Germany Dump Nord Stream 2? Can it?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Trump’s Old Allies, Trump’s New Friends
    • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    Trump’s Old Allies, Trump’s New Friends

    Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un may further convince the U.S. president that traditional allies are dispensable.

  • The United States and Russia Target Germany
    • Thursday, June 07, 2018

    The United States and Russia Target Germany

    Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Judy Asks: Is Italy the Achilles Heel of Europe?
    • Thursday, May 31, 2018

    Judy Asks: Is Italy the Achilles Heel of Europe?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Poland Courts American Boots
    • Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Poland Courts American Boots

    NATO isn’t providing the security the Polish government has long wanted. Warsaw is not sure the Trump administration will either.

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