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NATO’s Security Guarantees for Ukraine
As NATO prepares for its annual summit in Vilnius this July, one of the biggest topics on the agenda will be how to guarantee long-term security for Ukraine. Given that member...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Liana Fix & Eric Ciaramella
Putin’s Shakespearean Demons
Imagine the condition in the heart of Europe today had NATO’s boundaries remained frozen after 1989....
By Robert D. Kaplan
Assessing NATO’s Evolving Role
Over the past year, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reinvigorated NATO, with the presence of major war on the European continent highlighting the alliance’s importance for co...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Benedetta Berti & David Cattler
The View from Berlin: Transatlantic Relations in 2023
To continue our “New Year” series on Brussels Sprouts, we turn to the state of transatlantic relations going into 2023. The past year has demanded extensive coordination betwe...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Carisa Nietsche, Sophia Besch & Wolfgang Ischinger
As the war in Ukraine pushes past the six-month mark, NATO stands at a critical juncture. In the face of renewed great-power competition in Europe, the alliance has proved to ...
By Anna Pederson & Michael Angeloni
Inching Closer Toward NATO with Mika Aaltola and Anna Wieslander
Will Finland and Sweden join NATO? Since Russia launched its unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine in late February, European political and security dynamics have chang...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Mika Aaltola & Anna Wieslander
Orbán’s Grip On Power with Dan Kelemen
What does Viktor Orbán’s win in Hungary mean for the future of Europe? On April 3rd, voters in Hungary went to the polls for national parliamentary elections. Despite efforts ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Dan Kelemen
Flash Release: Christoph Heusgen Reacts to Evolving Ukraine Crisis
Vladimir Putin recently spoke about Ukraine for the first time since December—a speech in which he conveyed mixed messages about his intentions. On the one hand, he noted that...
By Christoph Heusgen
President Biden’s Trip to Europe, with Jeremy Shapiro and Amy Mackinnon
What concrete outcomes were achieved during President Joe Biden’s recent trip to Europe? Jeremy Shapiro and Amy Mackinnon join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discus...
By Jeremy Shapiro, Amy MacKinnon, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
A League of Like-Minded Nations
Will Inboden and Jim Golby sit down with Amb. Kay Bailey Hutchison, a former U.S. senator and most recently U.S. ambassador to NATO. They discuss NATO’s future, the challenges...
By Jim Golby
Nordic Defense Policy and Arctic Security, with Janne Kuusela and Svein Efjestad
Svein Efjestad and Janne Kuusela join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss Nordic defense policy, Arctic security, and more. Janne Kuusela has served as the Depu...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Janne Kuusela & Svein Efjestad
It’s Still Hard to Be America’s Ally
The drive to enshrine a U.S. foreign policy for the American middle class may, in particular, pose new dilemmas for long-term allies....
By Richard Fontaine
German Foreign and Security Policy after Merkel, with Constanze Stelzenmüller and Sam Denney
Constanze Stelzenmüller and Sam Denney join Carisa Nietsche and Jim Townsend to discuss German foreign and security policy, upcoming German elections, and what might change af...
By Carisa Nietsche, Jim Townsend, Constanze Stelzenmüller & Sam Denney
Vaccine Nationalism and the European Union, with Sarah Wheaton
Sarah Wheaton joins Carisa Nietsche and Jim Townsend to discuss vaccine nationalism in the EU, the ongoing vaccine rollout, and what both mean for the future of European integ...
By Sarah Wheaton, Carisa Nietsche & Jim Townsend
The Future of Transatlantic Technology Policy, with Lindsay Gorman and Martijn Rasser
Lindsay Gorman and Martijn Rasser join Carisa Nietsche to discuss future priorities and approaches on technology policy within the transatlantic alliance. Gorman is the Fellow...
By Carisa Nietsche, Lindsay Gorman & Martijn Rasser
Live: The NATO 2030 Report, with Wess Mitchell
Wess Mitchell joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on a special, live episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss the “NATO 2030” report’s findings on the future of the NAT...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Wess Mitchell
Russia’s Influence in the Former Soviet Space, with Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski
Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on the latest episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss recent events across the former Soviet space and...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Olya Oliker & Paul Stronski
Sharper: America's Alliances and Partnerships
Cooperation with allies and partners is vital for achieving U.S. foreign policy goals, especially with respect to global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the sprea...
By Carisa Nietsche, Jeff Cirillo, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
Carisa Nietsche Discusses Transatlantic Cooperation on Government Matters
On November 9, 2020, Carisa Nietsche, an Associate Fellow with the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program, appeared on Government Matters to discuss a recent roadmap from CNAS an...
By Carisa Nietsche
A Transatlantic Approach to China, with Melanie Hart and Janka Oertel
Melanie Hart and Janka Oertel join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how the next administration can work with Europe to counter China. Hart is a senior fellow...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Melanie Hart