Transatlantic Program - External Resources


Research and Analysis:


Joint Statement on the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership, The White House, September 2021

The EU’s Triangular Dilemma on Climate and Trade, Peter Chase and Rose Pinkert, German Marshall Fund, September 2021

The New Age of American Power, Adam Tooze, The New Statesman, September 2021

A Smarter U.S. Approach to Europe, Lonela Ciolan, CEPA, August 2021

Why the US Failure in Afghanistan Won’t Break NATO, Michael John Williams, Atlantic Council, August 2021

CCUS in Europe: A New Role and Implications for France and Germany, Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, French Institute for International Affairs, August 2021

Fall of Kabul: Inconvenient Truths for NATO, Rachel Ellehuus and Pierre Morcos, Center for Strategic and International Affairs, August 2021

The Need for a Renewed NATO, French Hill, Atlantic Council, July 2021 

NATO-EU Relations: A Missed Opportunity, Lauren Speranza, Jack Crawford, CEPA, July 2021

A Guide to Europe's Multilateral Ties, Lena Bjorkholm, Wilson Center, July 2021

A Globally Connected Europe: Council Approves Conclusions, European Council, July 2021

NATO Needs a Thermometer, Julian Wieczorkiewicz, CEPA, July 2021

NATO Partners Are Invaluable Assets to our Security and our Alliance, NATO, July 2021

The Hunt for Transatlantic Common Ground on Tech, Joanna Smolinska, CEPA, July 2021

U.S.-EU Relations After the Summit, Stavros Lambrinidis, Daniel S. Hamilton, Wilson Center, June 2021

Biden and Putin on a Tightrope, Europe on the Sidelines, Amanda Paul, Ivano di Carlo, European Policy Centre, June 2021

U.S. and EU Summit: "Back to Good"? Jason C. Moyer, Wilson Center, June 2021

Biden and Europe Can Build on a Resurging Transatlantic Economy, Daniel S. Hamilton, Wilson Center, June 2021

Europe's Recovery Gamble, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Project Syndicate, September 2020

The Real Strategic End Game in Decoupling from China, Valbona Zeneli and Joseph Vann, The Diplomat, September 2020

Divided We Stand, Dina Smeltz, Ivo H. Daalder, Karl Friedhoff, Craig Kafura, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Sptember 2020

NATO’s Internal Deepening, Endurance, and Expansion: Economic Incentives and Gains as an Explanatory Complement to Realist Alliance Theory, Nicoloz G. Esitashvili and Félix E. Martín, Journal of Strategic Security, September 2020

Reaffirming NATO to Protect Transatlantic Security, Tim Morrison and Rebeccah Heinrichs, Rusi, September 2020

The Case for Increased Transatlantic Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence, Christie Lawrence and Sean Cordey, The Belford Center for International Affairs, August 2020

Who Should Hold Europe's Arms?, Sophia Besch, Project Syndicate, September 2019

How China Challenges the EU in the Western Balkans, Austin Doehler, September 2019

Towards a More Capable European Union Civilian CSDP, Timo Smit, SIPRI, November 2019

Practical Lessons from U.S. Foreign Policy: The Itinerant Years, James E. Goodby and Kenneth Weisbrode, Palgrave Macmillan, November 2019

Europe Whole and Free: Vision and Reality, edited by Sławomir Dębski and Daniel S. Hamilton, November 2019

Independence play: Europe's pursuit of strategic autonomy, European Ouncil on Foreign Relations, July 2019

Is liberal democracy obsolete?, Carnegie Europe, July 2019

Europe's citizens say they want a more political EU, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Project Syndicate, May 2019

The far right wants to gut the EU, not kill it, Emily Schultheis, The Atlantic, May 2019

Transatlantic Economy 2019, Daniel Hamilton and Joseph S. Quinlan, March 2019

After Brexit, Britain will be a rule-taker, Philip Stephens, Financial Times, March 2019

Berlin arms policy risks "German-free" European Defense Projects, Reuters, March 2019

NATO and seventy: An alliance in crisis, Nicholas Burns and Douglas Lute, The Belford Center for International Affairs, February 2019

Not enough companies are ready for Brexit, no matter what happens next, Mark McNamee and Athanasia Kokkinogeni, Harvard Buisness Review January 2019

A European army or an army of Europeans?, Julian Lindley-French, January 2019

What 2018 told us about Brexit, George Parker, December 2018

A League of Democracies, John Davenport, December 2018

Italy's defiant budget challenges EU rule book, Mehreen Khan and Jim Brunsden, October 2018

To improve transatlantic relations look to history and identity, Amy J. Nelson and Emily Byrne, October 2018

Hungary and Poland pose worse threat to EU than Brexit, Ronan McCrea, September 2018

Paeans to the "postwar order" won't save us, Stephen Wertheim, August 2018

Can Europe live without the United States?, roundtable discussion, August 2018

Misreading the "liberal order": Why need new thinking in American foreign policy, Paul Staniland, August 2018

German bomb debate goes nuclear, Matthew Karnitschnig, August 2018

Europe's political stasis, Andrew A. Michta, July 2018

NATO: The greatest bargain America ever got, Ira Straus, July 2018

UK companies prepare EU bases in the lead-up to Brexit, Alan Beattie, July 2018 

Poland's supreme court purge is a challenge to EU values, Financial Times, July 2018

Democracies must reform or die, Josh Rogin, June 2018

Merkel's house divided, Slawomir Sierakowski, June 2018

The Italian challenge to the Eurozone, Martin Wolf, June 2018

Trump's tariffs and the future of transatlantic ties, Azita Raji, June 2018

How democracies can defend against disinformation, Alina Polyakova and Daniel Fried, May 2018

German public opinion warms to Macron's EU reform agenda, May 2018

Europe's double opportunity, Kemal Dervis and Caroline Conroy, April 2018

The logical next step for Europe's integration, Ferdinando Giugliano, April 2018

Brexit redraws EU alliances, Paul Taylor, April 2018

Can France be America's new bridge to Europe?, Celia Belin, April 2018

Misdiagnosing the Western crisis, Dalibor Rohac, April 2018

Does the West have a vision for the Western Balkans?, Michael Carpenter and Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski, April 2018


China's Relations with U.S. Allies and Partners in Europe, Thomas Wright and Thorsten Benner, Brookings Institution, April 5, 2018

Living in Trump's World: the Global Reaction to "America First," Hal Brands and Peter Feaver, War on the Rocks, March 27, 2018

EU-NATO Alignment After Brexit, Daniel Keohane, Carnegie Europe, March 22, 2018

Democracy is the New Geopolitics, Torrey Taussig and Bruce Jones, Brookings, March 22, 2018


After Salisbury, Britain Must Realise its True Friends are in Europe, Martin Kettle, Guardian, March 21, 2018

The Brexit Threat to British Security, Charles Tannock, Project Syndicate, March 21, 2018


Hard-Headed Deterrence is the Antidote to Putin's Poison, Philip Stephens, Financial Times, March 14, 2018


The U.S. and Turkey Go Their Separate Ways, Sinan Ciddi, Stratfor, February 25, 2018


It's Time for the World's Democracies to Stand Up for What They Believe In, Danielle Pletka and Vikram Singh, Washington Post, February 20, 2018


Five Takeaways from the Munich Security Conference, European Council on Foreign Relations, February 20, 2018

The Double Threat to Liberal Democracy, Dani Rodrik, Project Syndicate, February 13, 2018

Less Whole, Less Free, Less at Peace: Whither America's Strategy for a Post-Cold War Europe?, James Goldgeier, Project Syndicate, February 12, 2018

Russia's Clash with the West is About Geography, Not Ideology, Benn Steil, Foreign Policy, February 12, 2018


There's a Crack Between the U.S. and Europe over China, Hal Brands, Bloomberg, February 9, 2018


A Growing Strategic Gap Between the America and Europe?, Olivier Schmitt and Stephane Taillat, War on the Rocks, February 8, 2018

Can Europe Step Up?, Robert Malley, Atlantic, February 1, 2018


U.S. Presence and the Incidence of Conflict, Angela O'Mahony et al., RAND, February 2018

The Russia File, Daniel S. Hamilton and Stefan Meister (editors),  February 2018

Munich Security Report 2018, Munich Security Conference, February 2018

Finishing the Job in the Western Balkans, Guy Verhofstadt, Project Syndicate, January 31, 2018


What the EU Thinks of the U.S. "Indo-Pacific" Strategy (interview of Bernt Berger), Mercy A. Kuo, Diplomat, January 31, 2018


In Defense of Democracy, Chris Patten, Project Syndicate, January 30, 2018


Poland and European Defense Integration, Marcin Zaborowski, European Council on Foreign Relations, January 25, 2018


How U.S. Allies are Adapting to "America First," Stewart Patrick, Foreign Affairs, January 23, 2018

What Makes a Reliable Ally? A Fresh Perspective on NATO, Strategic Culture and Collective Defense, Bryan Frizzelle, War on the Rocks, January 19, 2018


Transatlantic Relations: Converging or Diverging?, Xenia Wickett, January 18, 2018

The Ambiguities of Franco-British Defense Cooperation, Daniel Keohane, Carnegie Europe, January 18, 2018


Europe's Doom Loop in Reverse, Daniel Gros, CEPS, January 18, 2018


Britain's Transatlantic Bridge Looks Shaky, Tony Barber, Financial Times, January 16, 2018


Europe's Biggest Test Will Come in Poland, Gideon Rachman, Financial Times, January 15, 2018


Banking Union is Not Enough to Save the Eurozone, Euclid Tsakalotos, January 7, 2018


No, Europe isn't Ambushing NATO, Shannon Togawa Mercer, Foreign Policy, January 3, 2018


The New World Disorder and the Fracturing of the West, Martin Wolf, Financial Times, January 2, 2018

The Path to a More Unified Europe in 2018, Financial Times, January 1, 2018

Red Tape, Radios and Railway Gauges: NATO's Battle to Deter Russia, Michael Peel and Michael Acton, Financial Times, January 1, 2018

Austrian Coalition Tests Europe's Human Rights Values, Kartik Raj, EU Observer, December 20, 2017

Serbia Balances Between Russia and the West, Emily Sherwin, Deutsch Welle, December 19, 2017

The Rise of Poland's Far-Right, Volha Charnysh, Foreign Affairs, December 18, 2017


Lack of Eurozone Reform Outranks Brexit as EU's Biggest Threat, Wolfgang Munchau, December 17, 2017

NATO's Southern Strategy at a Crossroads, Sinan Ulgen, Carnegie Europe, December 6, 2017


Europe's Crisis Starts at Home, Mark Leonard, Project Syndicate, December 4, 2017


The Eurozone's Boom Masks Problems that Will Return to Haunt It, The Economist, December 2, 2017


Europe's Readiness Problem, Elisabeth Braw, Foreign Affairs, November 30, 2017


EU must confront Poland and Hungary, Goran Buldioski, EU Observer, November 21, 2017

The United States Should Welcome PESCO, and Encourage Europe to do More, Dalibor Rohac, American Enterprise Institute, November 14, 2017


A Small Step Toward a European army, Bernd Riegert, Deutsche Welle, November 13, 2017

Europe’s four freedoms are its very essence, Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times, November 12, 2017


The European project needs a new long-term vision, Jean Tirole, Bloomberg, October 30, 2017

Europe's attackers from within, Joschka Fischer, Project Syndicate, October 17, 2017


Is there a crisis of liberal democracy?, Larry Diamond, American Interest, October 13, 2017

What the EU must confront if it wants to survive, Rick Noack, Washington Post, October 16, 2017


The Finnish model: To Improve Europe's Militaries Look North, Elisabeth Braw, Foreign Affairs, October 9, 2017


A Fiscal Union for the Eurozone: The Only Way to Save the EU, Pierpaolo Barbieri and Shahin Valee, September 26, 2017


How can Europe Contribute to Northeast Asia's Security?, Nicola Casarini, Diplomat, September 21, 2017


Brexit: When taking back control means giving up control, Paul Taylor, Politico, September 12, 2017

Europe and its Discontents: Poland's Collision Course with the European Union, Piotr Buras, European Council on Foreign Relations, September 2017


Europe's Patchwork Approach to Cyber Defense Needs a Complete Overhaul, Annegret Bendiek, Council on Foreign Relations, August 30, 2017

RIP Visegrad?, Dalibor Rohac, American Enterprise Institute, August 22, 2017


European Defense: How to Engage the UK After Brexit, Anne Bakker et al., Clingendael, July 2017

Credible EU Defense Means Rethinking Sovereignty, Claudia Major, Carnegie Europe, June 15, 2017

Europe's Migration Dilemmas, Michael S. Teitelbaum, Foreign Affairs, May 11, 2017


Strategic Autonomy and EU-NATO Cooperation: Squaring the Circle, Jolyon Howorth, Egmont Institute, May 10, 2017


The Deconstruction of the West, Andrew A. Michta, American Interest, April 12, 2017


Europe's Reform Opportunity, Herman Von Rompuy et al., Project Syndicate, April 6, 2017


A Franco-German Defense Deal for Europe, Claudia Major, Carnegie Europe, March 23, 2017


The Case for a Common European Refugee Policy, Bruegel, March 20, 2017


The Transatlantic Economy 2015: Annual Survey of Jobs, Trade and Investment between the United States and Europe, Daniel S. Hamilton and Joseph P. Quinlan, Center for Transatlantic Relations, March 2015


Whose Hands on the Spigot - Water Security and the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict, Mark Dietzen, Streit Council, November 2014


Transatlantic Trends 2013, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, September 2013


The Ghosts of Europe Past, Brendan Simms, New York Times, June 10, 2013


We eurozoners must create a United State of Europe, Brendan Simms, Guardian, April 23, 2013


Like-Minded and Capable Democracies: A New Framework for Advancing a Liberal World Order, Ash Jain, Council on Foreign Relations, January 2013


Stopping Europe's Next War, Mark Dietzen, September 2012


Conference Report: Re-engineering the Transatlantic Security and Defense Relationship, September 2011


What Libya Says About the Future of the Transatlantic Alliance, Tomas Valasek, Centre for European Reform, July 29, 2011 


Sketching Out a Future ASEAN-NATO Partnership, Evan A. Laksmana, Jakarta Post, July 26, 2011


On Democracy versus Liberty, Steven Hanke, CATO Institute, January 20, 2011


Turkey and the West: A Mutually Beneficial Alliance, Toni Maxted, Streit Council, December 2010


The Age of Austerity: a New European Security Rises, Jack Detsch, December 2010


The European Union and the United States: A Long-Standing Partnership, EU Focus, December 2010


U.S.-EU Responses to Globalization-Working Papers: Is it Time to (Re)Consider a TAFTA?, Charles Ries, Center for Transatlantic Relations, November 2010

Transatlantic Merger as the Ultimate Implication of Technological Imperatives, Richard Rosecrance, Streit Council, October 2010


Keeping New Allies: An Assessment of U.S. Policy in Central Europe, Ambassador Richard W. Graber and Ambassador Petr Kolár, Center for European Policy Analysis, July 15, 2010

The Russia Factor in Transatlantic Relations and New Opportunities for U.S.-EU-Russia Cooperation, Manfred Huterer, Brookings Institution, June 8, 2010


One Reason to Support the Greek Bailout, Jay Chittooran and Carlos Aramayo, Streit Council, May 2010


NATO Common Funds Burdensharing: Background and Current Issues, Carl Ek, Congressional Research Service, April 22, 2010


A New European Order? Robert Legvold, David J. Kramer, and Daniel P. Fata, GMFUS, March 22, 2010


NATO Reform and Decision-Making, Edgar Buckley and Kurt Volker, Atlantic Council of the United States, February 23, 2010

The Challenge: NATO in the Realm of New Geopolitical Realities, Atlantic Council, Rob de Wijk, February 22, 2010


The Future of NATO, James Goldgeier, Council on Foreign Relations, February 2010


NATO's Strategic Concept: A Canadian Perspective, Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute and the Conference of Defence Associations Institute, 2010


The Transatlantic Economy 2010: An Annual Survey of Jobs, Trade, and Investment between the United States and Europe, Daniel S. Hamilton and Joseph P. Quinlan, SAIS, Center for Transatlantic Relations, 2010


Non-Tariff Measures in EU-US Trade and Investment - An Economic Analysis, European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade, December 11, 2009

Strengthening the Transatlantic Economy: Moving Beyond the Crisis, Robert D. Hormats, U.S. Department of State, December 9, 2009


Shoulder to Shoulder: Forging a Strategic U.S.-EU Partnership, Dan Hamilton and Frances G. Burwell, Center for Transatlantic Relations, December 2009


An Agenda for NATO: Toward a Global Security Web, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Foreign Affairs, September 1, 2009


The Transatlantic Economic Challenge: A Report of the Global Dialogue Between the European Union and the United States, Bruce Stokes and Hugo Paemen, CSIS, September 2009


A Narrower Atlantic, Peter Baldwin, Prospect Magazine, May 4, 2009


The Future of NATO: Challenges and Choices, Jonathan Rider, May 2009


NATO Enlargement: Albania, Croatia, and Possible Future Candidates, Morelli et al, Congressional Research Service, April 14, 2009


NATO and the Responsibility to Protect, Gareth Evans, March 31, 2009


Transatlantic Institutions: Can Partnership Be Engineered?, John Peterson and Rebecca Steffenson, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, February 1, 2009


Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact for the 21st Century, Hamilton et al, Atlantic Council of the United States, January 30, 2009


Fortresses and Icebergs: The Evolution of the Transatlantic Defense Market and the Implications for US National Security Policy: Volume 1, Center for Transatlantic Relations and U.S. Department of Defense, January 2009


"Global NATO", "League of Democracies", "Union of the West": Complementary or Contradictory?, Emiliano Alessandri and Neil Bhatiya, Freedom & Union, Winter 2009


The Shape of the Future: The Transatlantic Economy by 2025, Joseph Quinlan, German Marshall Fund of the United States, October 1, 2008


NATO's Return to Politics, Mark Joyce, RUSI Journal, June 11, 2008


NATO and Global Partnerships - To be Global or to Act Globally?, Trine Flockhart and Kristian Soby Kristensen, Danish Institute for International Studies, March 27, 2008


European Union-U.S. Trade and Investment Relations: Key Issues, Raymond Ahearn, Congressional Research Service, February 14, 2008


NATO and the European Union, Kristin Archick and Paul Gallis, Congressional Research Service, January 29, 2008


Transatlantic Integration-Delivery Time is Now, Klaus Deutsch, Deutsche Bank Research, 2008


The Dispensable Nation?, Brent Scowcroft, The National Interest, July 2007


Brussels Forum 2007 – Deepening the Transatlantic Marketplace: From Rhetoric to Reality, Bob Bennett et al., April 29, 2007


United States Barriers to Trade and Investment, Report for 2006, European Commission, February 2007


Completing the Transatlantic Market, Transatlantic Policy Network, February 2007


Stronger Political Structures for NATO, Gen. James Jones, Freedom and Union, Vol II, No. 1, Spring 2007

Towards a Grand Strategy for an Uncertain World, Renewing Transatlantic Partnership, Klaus Naumann et al., Noaber Foundation, 2007


Trans-Atlantic Partnership in Prosperity, Michael C. Maibach, European-American Business Council, 2007


Proposal for a Common Currency Among Rich Democracies, Richard N. Cooper, Harvard University, December 2006


NATO Common Funding and Peace Support Operations: A comparative perspective, Kees Homan, Clingendael Institute of International Relations, October 26, 2006


The Impossible Mandate: Military Preparedness, the Responsibility to Protect and Modern Peace Operations, Victoria K. Holt and Tobias C. Berkman, Stimson Center, September 1, 2006


Global NATO, Ivo Daalder and James Goldgeier, Foreign Affairs, September 1, 2006


NATO, ESDP and The Riga Summit: No Transformation Without Re-Equilibration, Sven Biscop, Royal Institute for International Relations, May 2006


Transatlantic Transformation: Building a NATO-EU Security Architecture, Francis Burwell et al., Atlantic Council of the United States, March 2006

The Struggle with Terrorists: Recent Developments, Jolita Zabarauskaite, Streit Council Fellow, March 2006

NATO Training Mission – Iraq, in Joint Forces Quarterly, issue 40, Rick Lynch and Phillip D. Janzen, National Defense University Press, 1st Quarter 2006


The European Union and the United States: Global Partners, Global Responsibilities, Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, 2006


Lessons from America's Founding Fathers and U.S. Experience, in Reagonomics Goes Global: What Can the EU, Russia and Other Transatlantic Democracies Learn from the USA?, Steve H. Hanke, 2006


Terrorism: A Reference Tool, Jolita Zabarauskaite, Streit Council Fellow, 2006

NATO: An Alliance For Freedom, José María Aznar, The Spain Herald, November 29, 2005


Resolution 337 on Enhanced Common Funding of NATO Operations, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, November 15, 2005


Security Cooperation and Non-State Threats: A Call for an Integrated Strategy, Albert Zaccor, Atlantic Council of the United States, Occasional Paper, August 2005


The United States and the European Union Initiative to Enhance Transatlantic Economic Integration and Growth, United States and European Union, June 20, 2005


Maximizing NATO for the War on Terror: Presidential Leadership can Strengthen the Transatlantic Relationship by Defining and Pursuing Shared Homeland Security Interests, Center for the Study of the Presidency, May 1, 2005


NATO Enlargement and Relations with the European Union, Glen Segell, March 3, 2005


Transatlantic Intelligence and Security Cooperation, R.J Aldrich, International Affairs, vol. 80, no. 4, July 2004


European Defense Reform: The Beginning of the Beginning, Radek Sikorski, American Enterprise Institute, September 1, 2004


NATO's Role in Confronting International Terrorism, Richard A. Clarke, Barry R. McCaffrey, C Richard Nelson, Atlantic Council of the United States, Policy Paper, June 2004


Across the Atlantic and the Political Aisle: The Double Divide in U.S.-European Relations, Ronald Asmus, Philip P. Everts and Pierangelo Isernia, German Marshall Fund of the United States, January 2004

The League of Free Nations Association, the First Organized Attempt to Move Policy Towards a Union of Democracies, Donald Dennis, Streit Council, 2004


An Elective Partnership: Salvaging Transatlantic Relations, in Survival, vol. 45, no 2, James Steinberg, Summer 2003


NATO Enlargement, Paul E. Gallis, Congressional Research Service, May 5, 2003


All Dressed Up and No Place to Go: Why NATO Should Be on the Front Lines in the War on Terror, Rebecca Johnson and Micah Zenko, Parameters, U.S. Army War College, Winter 2002-2003

Reforging the Atlantic Alliance, Philip H. Gordon, National Interest, September 1, 2002


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NATO and the Fight Against Terrorism, NATO, Updated Regularly


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