July 16, 2018
| John Schaus, Michael Matlaga, Kathleen H. Hicks, Heather A. ConleyU.S. leadership in an era of gray zone competition will require more than the largest economy or strongest military. National security begins at home and the United States must reinvigorate confidence in its institutions, its leaders, and its policy approaches.
July 9, 2018President Trump travels to Europe this week for a NATO summit, and he has one number on his mind: 2%—the target level of 2024 defense spending NATO members have set (as percentage of national GDP), but which only about half are on track to achieve.
June 21, 2018
| Heather A. ConleyThis Brief examines how France successfully withstood the disinformation and interference; how this failed attempt can be explained; and, looking to the future, what lessons can be learned from this experience?
While the United States should consider the potential contribution of a larger U.S. presence in Europe on the merits, it should approach these issues in a way that strengthens NATO’s cohesion and solidarity.
June 7, 2018
| Heather A. ConleyHeather A. Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic, and director of the Europe Program, testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on "Maritime Transportation in the...