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Paris and Detroit Stand to Gain from More Inclusive Policy Discussions NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Nicole de Beaufort, Vice President of Excellent Schools Detroit and a 2013 Marshall Memorial Fellow, argues that the challenges posed by migration call for more inclusive domestic policies on both sides of the Atlantic.The post Paris and Detroit Stan...
Aligning for the Future: How an Expanded Transatlantic Alliance Fosters Peace and Prosperity NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Elvir Klempic, a Fellow at the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, urges NATO to admit aspiring nations that promote and protect peace, human rights, and the rule of law.The post Aligning for the Future: How an Expanded Transatlantic Allianc...
Progress on Gay Rights Points to Strengths of the Transatlantic Relationship NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 13 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Mark Houser, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship City Coordinator for Pittsburgh and a University Editor at Robert Morris University, asserts that public acceptance of gay rights stems from the liberal exchange of viewpoints, which is a hallmark of the tr...
The Tragedy of Flight MH17 and the Need for a Sound Transatlantic Energy Strategy NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Day, 15 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Sebastian Schwark, a 2005-2006 ASPA Congressional Fellow and a Vice President at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, asserts that the EU needs to embrace renewable energy to lessen its dependence on Russian gas and achieve greater energy security.The post Th...
Let’s Steel Ourselves for the Economics of the “Second Machine Age” NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Day, 17 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Trey Childress, a 2013 Marshall Memorial Fellow and a Partner at Perdue Partners, LLC, argues that the interconnected nature of the global economy hinders the desire of the transatlantic alliance to impose sanctions and protect democratic values.The...
NATO Membership Means Transatlantic Citizenship NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Days, 12 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Devorah West, an Insight Development Research Associate at Sustainable Brands, argues that recent events highlight the need for a strong NATO that can address threats to the transatlantic alliance.The post NATO Membership Means Transatlantic Citizens...
The Gaza War: Why A Ceasefire Alone Is Not A Solution NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Days, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
With the indescribable destruction in Gaza, an increasing number of civilian victims, Israel under constant rocket attack, and competing efforts by Israel and Hamas to direct the narrative of this conflict, there’s a need for all moderate voice...
Draft Suspended until Further Notice NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Days, 17 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Geert Gladdines, a member of GMF’s Young Transatlantic Network, contends that NATO and transatlantic security cooperation have provided peace and prosperity, while diminishing the threat of war.The post Draft Suspended until Further Notice appe...
NATO and Transatlantic Cooperation: Beyond Defense NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 5 Days, 11 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Aleksej Demjanski, a B.A. Candidate at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, asserts that NATO membership represents more than admission into a military alliance; it signifies a commitment to democratic values a...
Cataclysmic Purge in the Middle East: The Price of Inaction NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
All eyes were on Gaza when the recently self-proclaimed “Caliph” at the helm of the “Islamic State” of Iraq and Syria gave Christians in Mosul, Iraq, 48 hours to evacuate their homes and leave behind all their possessions. The...
It is Time for Ukraine to Join NATO NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Allen Wan, Deputy Shanghai Bureau Chief at Bloomberg News and a 2002 Marshall Memorial Fellow, argues that NATO's mission remains essential today as a bulwark against Soviet expansionism.The post It is Time for Ukraine to Join NATO appeared first on...
NATO Must Raise Profile of its Model Summits NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Håvard Sandvik, a Program Officer at the European Liberal Forum (ELF) and a 2014 participant of GMF's Young Professionals Summit, advocates for the spread of simulated conferences that increase awareness of the importance of NATO to the transat...
Ukraine Crisis Will Test NATO’s Credibility NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Oliwia Piskowska, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Warsaw, argues that in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, NATO needs to reassure member countries that it is committed to collective defense and the preservation of peace and security throughou...
A Call for Transatlantic Energy Diplomacy NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Sheril Kirshenbaum, a Director at the UT Energy Poll at the University of Texas at Austin and a 2012 Marshall Memorial Fellow, asserts that the crisis in Ukraine has highlighted the EU's energy insecurity, and points the transatlantic partnership as...
European Union Summit: Postponing EU Appointments Was a Wise Decision NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Minutes ago
BRUSSELS—The European Council summit on July 16 had been expected to produce a new European Union foreign policy chief to replace the outgoing British incumbent, Catherine Ashton. In a forthright speech to the European Parliament the day before...
Enhancing NATO’s Political and Operational Effectiveness by Consensus NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Karlijn Jans, a Policy Adviser at the EU Office of the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, argues that the transatlantic bond needs to be strengthened, and NATO's political and operational capabilities improved, to ensure that e...
Preserving NATO: Re-assessing Collective Defense in the 21st Century NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Joseph Moyer, a 2014 Manfred Wörner Seminar Fellow, argues that NATO member countries need to rethink their individual as well as collective defense responsibilities to anticipate and respond to the evolving threats of the 21st century. The post...
The Future of Transatlantic Relations: An Improved Common Security and Defense Policy for a Better Partnership NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Raluca Csernatoni, a Research Officer at the International Security Information Service, Europe, argues that the EU needs to develop its own security and defense policy and become a reliable security partner to NATO to achieve the status of a credibl...
Wanted: A Strong EU Foreign Policy Chief NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
After the controversial nomination of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as future European Commission President, the EU now needs to nominate a President of the European Council and a foreign policy chief.The post Wanted: A Strong...
Europe’s Double Exposure NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Just as the crisis in Ukraine compels NATO and European Union leaders to focus on the resurgence of defence challenges to their east, developments to Europe’s south raise very different and no less serious challenges for security and transatlan...