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PodcastCeleste Wallander on Ukraine
Celeste Wallander, President and CEO of the U.S. Russia Foundation, joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss Russian operations in Ukraine and the U.S. response...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Celeste Wallander
CommentaryNATO Is Struggling Under Trans-Atlantic Tensions
NATO leaders gathered in London this week for a brief summit marking the alliance’s 70th anniversary. The trans-Atlantic community looked on with trepidation—not because there...
By Jim Townsend & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
PodcastJosh Shifrinson and Jim Goldgeier Discuss NATO Expansion
Jim Goldgeier, Professor of International Relations at American University, and Josh Shifrinson, Professor of International Relations at Boston University, join Andrea Kendall...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, James Goldgeier & Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson
PodcastThe 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with Ambassador Dan Fried
Ambassador Dan Fried, Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the state of European and America...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Ambassador Dan Fried
PodcastNorway, NATO, and the High North with Norwegian State Secretary Audun Halvorsen
Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss Norwegian foreign policy, what the A...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Audun Halvorsen
PodcastGermany and the State of the Transatlantic Relationship with Julie Smith
Julie Smith, Director of the Asia Program at The German Marshall Fund, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to recap her year as the Weizsäcker Fellow at the Rober...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Julianne Smith
PodcastDiscussing Turkey’s Offensive Against the Kurds in Syria with Nick Heras
The United States’ withdrawal and the Turkish military’s incursion into the Kurdish-controlled northeast have completely changed the balance of power in Syria. Without America...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Nicholas Heras
PodcastThe Transatlantic Alliance at 70 with NATO's Camille Grand
Camille Grand, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defense Investment, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the 70th anniversary of NATO and the challe...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Camille Grand
PodcastFrance and European Security with Dr. Alice Pannier
Dr. Alice Pannier, Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Tayl...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Dr. Alice Pannier
Podcast5G and the Future of Technology and Governance with Daniel Bagge
Daniel Bagge, Cyber Attaché of the Czech Republic to the United States and Canada, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for an in-depth discussion on the security ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Daniel Bagge
CommentaryTrump’s Defense Cuts in Europe Will Backfire
Twice this month, the Trump administration moved to walk back critical efforts to strengthen the U.S. military presence in Europe, choosing cheap political points over essenti...
By Jim Townsend
PodcastBehind the Turmoil in Italian Politics with Erik Jones
Dr. Erik Jones, Director of European and Eurasian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a...
By Erik Jones, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
PodcastBrexit with Luke Coffey and Amanda Sloat
Luke Coffey of The Heritage Foundation and Dr. Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a rundown of the latest Brexit develop...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Dr. Amanda Sloat & Luke Coffey
CommentaryHere’s How Trump Should Have Approached Greenland
The news that U.S. President Donald Trump was pushing to purchase Greenland probably didn’t take its government entirely by surprise. The United States has long harbored desig...
By Jim Townsend
PodcastA Conversation with Maggie Feldman-Piltch and #NatSecGirlSquad
#NatSecGirlSquad founder and Unicorn Strategies managing director Maggie Feldman-Piltch joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the importance of competent div...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Maggie Feldman-Piltch
Podcast"The New Battle for the Atlantic" with Magnus Nordenman
Former Director of the Transatlantic Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council Magnus Nordenman joins Jim Townsend and Carisa Nietsche to break down his latest book, The New...
By Magnus Nordenman, Jim Townsend & Carisa Nietsche
PodcastIlan Goldenberg on Iran, Europe, and the United States
CNAS Senior Fellow and Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for an in-depth look at the current situation in the ...
By Ilan Goldenberg, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
PodcastPopulism in America and Abroad with Dr. Sheri Berman
Populism expert Dr. Sheri Berman of Barnard College joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a discussion about the history, present, and future of populism in Europe ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Sheri Berman
CommentaryThe Tale of Turkey and the Patriots
Watching the current trajectory of the U.S.-Turkish relationship is like witnessing two locomotives hurtling towards one another head-on. It’s a terrifying sight. As both capi...
By Jim Townsend & Rachel Ellehuus
PodcastDmitry Suslov on the Trends Shaping Russian-American Relations
Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, joins Andrea Kendall-T...
By Dmitry Suslov, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend