Transatlantic Relations

  • Commentary

    Russia-U.S. Face-Off: What Should We Expect in 2022?

    With increased summitry and frequent communication between Moscow and Washington, present-day Russia-U.S. relations harks back to the Cold War. To defuse tensions, the Americans must draw the Russians to the table and negotiate from a position of strength.

  • Event

    How the EU Can Become a Global Defense Actor

    The geopolitical pressures of Brexit, an unstable transatlantic partnership, dwindling member states’ defense budgets, and global competition in high technology areas have prompted European institutions to consolidate the union’s cooperation on defense industry and technology.

  • Strategic Europe

    Russia and China Mobilize Transatlantic Partners

    Together, the United States and Europe can modernize the post–1945 international order. This requires a strong commitment to democracy and the defense of the norms and values that define the West.

  • Strategic Europe

    NATO Must Adapt to an Era of Hybrid Threats

    NATO struggles to respond to events falling in between the seams of collective defense, crisis management, and cooperative security. Allies should use the 2022 Strategic Concept to map out how they will deal with Russian and Chinese hybrid warfare.

  • Commentary

    What to Expect From the Iran Nuclear Talks

    While U.S. President Joe Biden has stated his intention to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Tehran’s nuclear advances and Washington’s unclear diplomatic approach risk derailing the Vienna negotiations.

  • Event

    Good COP, Bad COP: Key Takeaways From Glasgow

    At the COP26 summit in Glasgow, world leaders agreed to intensify efforts to fight climate change, signed pledges to protect forests and reduce methane emissions, and negotiated new approaches to climate adaptation and justice. This event will reflect on changes European leaders should initiate to ensure a fair and effective climate transition.

  • Commentary

    The United States and Turkey: It Is Not Over Yet

    A brief diplomatic crisis in early October demonstrated that U.S.-Turkish relations remain tense. However, Turkish reliance on Western military technology and its dedication to NATO mean it is too early to talk of decoupling.

  • Strategic Europe

    The West Cannot Rescue Arms Control Alone

    The global arms control regime is disintegrating. To reverse this trend, Europe and the United States will have to find a way to engage both Russia and China.

  • Strategic Europe

    France’s Indo-Pacific “Third Way”

    Despite the fallout over AUKUS, France does not intend to withdraw from the Indo-Pacific. The diplomatic crisis has given President Macron a chance to make his country’s voice heard on a major geostrategic issue.

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    • The World
    Thomas de Waal
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    • December 28, 2017
    • NPR’s All Things Considered
    Tomáš Valášek
    Trump’s Relationship With NATO, One Year Into His Presidency
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    • September 14, 2017
    • Politico Europe
    Tomáš Valášek
    Russian War Games
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