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PodcastAmb. Ian Bond on Brexit and What's Next for Europe
Former Ambassador Ian Bond sits down with Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss his perspective on Brexit and what the future holds for the transatlantic relat...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Ian Bond
PodcastAmb. Azita Raji on Nordic Regional Security
Former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji joins Jim Townsend and Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor to discuss Nordic security, European military capabilities, and Trident Juncture....
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Azita Raji
PodcastAlina Polyakova on the Russian Provocation in the Sea of Azov
Dr. Alina Polyakova, the David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Alina Polyakova
PodcastLuke Coffey on Brexit and the Future of the Special Relationship
Luke Coffey, Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation, sits down with Jim Townsend to talk about the future of UK defense...
By Jim Townsend & Luke Coffey
PodcastLtGen Jan Broeks and LtGen Esa Pulkkinen on EU/NATO Cooperation
LtGen Jan Broeks, DG of the NATO International Military Staff, and LtGen Esa Pulkkinen, DG of the EU Military Staff, sat down with Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend t...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Jan Broeks & Esa Pulkkinen
PodcastElisabeth Braw on Modern Deterrence
Elisabeth Braw, an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), sits down with Jim Townsend and Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor to discuss what modern deterrence ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Elisabeth Braw
PodcastSpecial Episode: Ulrike Franke on the State of German Politics
Ulrike Franke, a Policy Fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations, speaks with Jim Townsend and Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor about the rapidly shifting nature of Germ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Ulrike Franke
PodcastAnna Wieslander on Swedish Elections and the Nordic View of European Defense
Anna Wieslander, the Director of Northern Europe with the Future Europe Initiative at the Atlantic Council, speaks to Jim Townsend about this year's elections in Sweden, as we...
By Jim Townsend & Anna Wieslander
PodcastUK Director of International Security Policy on the US-UK Relationship and a Changing NATO
Nick Gurr, the Director of International Security Policy at the UK Ministry of Defense, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the deep connections betwee...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Nick Gurr
PodcastChristian Mölling on German Defense Spending, Burden-Sharing, and Strategic Autonomy
Christian Mölling, the deputy director of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), sits down with Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the conversation...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Christian Mölling
PodcastJulie Smith and Jim Townsend Reflect on the Podcast and Julie’s Upcoming Transition to Berlin
Julie Smith and Jim Townsend sit down for a bookend episode of Brussels Sprouts to look back on previous episodes and what they’ve learned from them. They also take the time t...
By Julianne Smith & Jim Townsend
PodcastSophia Besch Talks German Politics, Defense, and U.S.-German Relations
Sophia Besch of the Center for European Reform joins Jim Townsend to discuss the shifting internal dynamics in Germany and what they mean for U.S.-German relations, defense sp...
By Jim Townsend & Sophia Besch
PodcastLieutenant General (R) Ben Hodges on U.S. Troops in Europe, German Defense, and NATO’s Role in the Black Sea
LTG (R) Ben Hodges, the Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies at the Center for European Policy Analysis, joins Julie Smith and Jim Townsend to discuss his recent piece advocati...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Ben Hodges
PodcastSpecial Edition: The 2018 NATO Summit – a European Perspective
The 2018 NATO Summit is one of the most anticipated events in transatlantic relations this year. Seven European embassy defense representatives join Julie Smith and Jim Townse...
By Julianne Smith & Jim Townsend
PodcastSpecial Edition: Expectations for the 2018 NATO Summit with former U.S. Ambassadors to NATO
The 2018 NATO Summit is just over the horizon but much remains uncertain and the transatlantic relationship is being tested. To give us a better grasp on what to expect in Jul...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend, Victoria Nuland, Doug Lute & Alexander Vershbow
PodcastSpecial Edition: Talking the 2018 NATO Summit with NATO Permanent Representatives
In the run up to this year’s NATO Summit, three prominent NATO Ambassadors discuss what we can expect in Brussels, what binds NATO members together, and their experiences as w...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Kerry Buck & Sarah MacIntosh
PodcastDr. Brad Roberts Talks Nuclear Deterrence and Strategic Fluency
Dr. Brad Roberts, the Director for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile ...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Dr. Brad Roberts
PodcastDirector of GMF's Paris Office talks Macron, Merkel, Iran, and July's NATO Summit
Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Director of the German Marshal Fund's Paris Office, sits down with Brussels Sprouts to discuss Macron, Merkel, and the future of transatlantic rela...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer
PodcastChristian Mölling on Macron and Merkel’s Washington Visits and German Defense Policy
Christian Mölling, Deputy Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the German perspective on President Macron’s and Chancellor Merkel’s recent visits to ...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Christian Mölling
PodcastDanish Minister of Finance Talks Transatlantic Trade, Danish Defense, and Nord Stream 2
Danish Minister of Finance Kristian Jensen discusses the uncertain future of TTIP, the Danish decision to increase defense spending, the challenge of Nord Stream 2 to European...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Kristian Jensen