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Cataclysmic Purge in the Middle East: The Price of Inaction NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 10 Hours, 20 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 18 Hours, 44 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 20 Hours, 30 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 3 Days, 19 Hours, 50 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 3 Days, 23 Hours, 32 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 4 Days, 6 Hours, 43 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 4 Days, 20 Hours, 28 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 5 Days, 18 Hours, 23 Minutes 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 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 4 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 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 25 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 2 Weeks, 10 Hours, 25 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...
Was Germany Really a Winner? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The recent European Council meeting seems to have had two clear winners – Jean-Claude Juncker and Angela Merkel. The post Was Germany Really a Winner? appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
The Juncker Affair and the British Question NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Last week’s Council conclusions hint, however, that this will not necessarily be a precedent. Heads of government may in the future reassert their own prerogative to choose the Commission president instead of ceding to the European Parliament.
Redefining Transatlantic Engagement with an Ambivalent South Africa NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
BRUSSELS—South Africa — as an upper middle-income country and aspiring gateway to southern Africa and the continent as a whole — should be engaged in new ways by partners on both sides of the Atlantic. Relations are no longer about...
Why the British are Right on the Next Commission President NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
BERLIN — The difficult process of choosing the new president of the European Commission, undertaken at today’s meeting of the European Council, reveals a split emerging throughout Europe. This fissure does not run between left and right o...
Translating people and place from Detroit to Bilbao, Spain, and back NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Weeks, 20 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
I just returned from the German Marshall Fund’s BUILD event in Bilbao, Spain. For three days, 100 Americans and Europeans on the front lines of urban innovation gathered to exchange ideas. This transatlantic engagement enables civic leaders to...
European Energy Security – Lessons from Bulgaria NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 16 Minutes ago
Russia’s military conquest and economic manipulation in Ukraine has breathed new life into the smoldering transatlantic energy security conversation, marking the most critical chapter in an ongoing saga of price discrimination to European count...
The importance of transatlantic relations NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Marija Martinovic, a Coordinator for NATO with Positive Montenegro, argues that Article 5 of the Washington Treaty, which provides for the collective security of NATO members, is essential to the transatlantic relationship. The post The importance of...
Military Action in Iraq: A Necessity with Prerequisites NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 5 Days, 14 Minutes ago
The dramatic retreat of Iraqi forces from cities, towns, and provinces in Western and Northern Iraq and the threat of lasting territorial gains for the al Qaeda-inspired “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” (ISIS) come as a sobering reminder...
Rising Euroskepticism Challenges National Governments, but Hardly the European Parliament NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Minutes ago
For the past decade, right-wing populist parties — like Marine Le Pen’s Front National in France or Geert Wilder’s Party for Freedom in the Netherlands — have succeeded in using a Euroskeptic discourse to reach out to a new el...