European policy experts and government officials discussed the futre of the Europe-U.S. realtionship.
Remarks from Michael Cox and Jessica T. Mathews on the disappointment of European expectations of the U.S.
Ongoing violence in Pakistan serves as a constant reminder of the immense challenges facing President Asif Ali Zardari. U.S. efforts to effectively balance security and policy imperatives in this volatile region have not succeeded. The U.S. and Europe can develop a successful new strategy if they engage directly with Pakistan’s civil society while continuing to recognize the military’s importance.
On the eve of the international donors’ conference for Afghanistan, Carnegie Europe convened a day of discussions in Paris between Afghan leaders, top NATO representatives and other international experts, on the priorities for Afghanistan over the next five years and how the roles of NATO and the EU should evolve.
Taking advantage of Carnegie's presence on both sides of the Atlantic and its leading research work on South and Central Asia, Carnegie Europe has launched a policy initiative on Afghanistan aimed at bridging Afghan, U.S., and European perspectives on future strategies to address difficult issues like narcotics and regional relations.