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    Russia, China, and the West After Crimea
    May13

    Russia, China, and the West After Crimea

    Photo by Kremlin.ru On May 13, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy published a paper by Senior Fellow Angela Stent entitled “Russia, China, and the West After Crimea,” the eighth in its 2015-16 Paper Series. Since the onset of the Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin has enthusiastically promoted ties with China as an alternative to...

    Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity
    May11

    Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity

    WASHINGTON – The European Union and the United States must continue prioritizing transatlantic unity and coordination in their response to Russia’s assertive foreign policy, a group of scholars from Europe and the United States argue in a new report entitled Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity. “The Western response to Russian aggression...

    Trumpism — British Style
    May09

    Trumpism — British Style

    Transatlantic TakeWASHINGTON—The campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is a form of ‘Trumpism’ with British characteristics. Pro-Brexit (British exit) campaigners like Boris Johnson, the former Conservative mayor of London, and Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, are, in some ways, like Donald Trump, the...

    Establishment Republicans for Hillary Clinton?
    May04

    Establishment Republicans for Hillary Clinton?

    Transatlantic TakeWASHINGTON—The U.S. presidential primary campaign has been animated by a grassroots revolt against the Democratic and Republican Party “establishments,” including their approach to world affairs. After yesterday’s Indiana victory, it looks almost certain that the anti-establishment Donald Trump will be the Republican...

    Abe’s Whirlwind European Mission
    May02

    Abe’s Whirlwind European Mission

    Transatlantic Take (Photo: EC – Audiovisual Service) Today, Prime Minister Abe embarks on a whirlwind tour of Europe, just like he did last year, over the traditional Golden Week holiday in Japan. This year, though, Abe’s timing may seem odd as Europe’s faces some of the worst crises in decades: external threats from refugee...

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges
    Apr29

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges

    Amidst Europe’s worst crisis in decades, European-Japanese relations might at first glance seem unimportant. However, there has never been a more crucial time to look beyond the European continent to the possibilities for enhanced cooperation with Asia’s oldest democracy, one that shares common realities and values. U.S.-Europe-Japan...

    Obama’s Message to a Sober Germany
    Apr25

    Obama’s Message to a Sober Germany

    Transatlantic TakeBERLIN—As U.S. President Barack Obama today delivers the opening speech at the world’s largest industrial fair in Hannover, he will find a very different country than the one he saw upon his campaign visit in 2008. From the heights of excitement when Obama took office in 2009 to the depths of outrage when the NSA affair...

    Obama’s Message to a Sober Germany
    Apr24

    Obama’s Message to a Sober Germany

    Transatlantic TakeBERLIN—As U.S. President Barack Obama today delivers the opening speech at the world’s largest industrial fair in Hannover, he will find a very different country than the one he saw upon his campaign visit in 2008. From the heights of excitement when Obama took office in 2009 to the depths of outrage when the NSA affair...

    Germany and the European Neighbourhood Policy: Balancing Stability and Democracy in a Ring of Fire
    Apr21

    Germany and the European Neighbourhood Policy: Balancing Stability and Democracy in a Ring of Fire

    Photo: fdecomite In 2004, the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) was launched to create ‘a ring of friends’ at the external EU border. From today’s perspective, the policy has failed. The EU’s Eastern and Southern neighbourhood is destabilised by civil war, regional conflicts and terrorist networks, fuelling irregular migration...

    Europe’s New Political Engine: Germany’s Role in the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy
    Apr21

    Europe’s New Political Engine: Germany’s Role in the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy

    Photo: fdecomite At the beginning of this decade, the EU’s foreign and security policy was leaderless, while several crises put Europe under pressure. The economically strong Germany had to become Europe’s new political engine. The way in which Germany took up its new and unusual role and the implications that German leadership has...

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