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...
April 24, 2018
| Boris ToucasMacron’s ambitions are larger than life: he hopes to restructure European politics before 2019, and he posits France as a global actor for innovative solutions for peace with the creation of the future Paris Peace Forum.
April 23, 2018
| Jeffrey RathkeNow is the time for the United States’ closest friends to adapt to these undiplomatic times with a more robust and if necessary confrontational diplomacy to shore up careening U.S. policy and strengthen fundamental bonds.
April 23, 2018
| Jeffrey Rathke, Max ShafronPresident Macron and Chancellor Merkel will both emphasize the strong political, economic, and security bonds between Europe and the United States and seek to deepen the working relationship with the Trump administration.
April 20, 2018
| Heather A. Conley, Jeffrey RathkeThe Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a press briefing ahead of the upcoming state visits by French President Emmanuel Macron (Tuesday, April 24) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Friday, April 27) with President Donald Trump in Washington, DC.
April 19, 2018
| Jon B. Alterman, Heather A. ConleyThe United States needs to take a new strategic approach to the Eastern Mediterranean, outlined in a CSIS report forthcoming in May 2018. An urgent part of that strategy, outlined here, is recalibrating U.S. policy toward Syria and Turkey.
April 13, 2018
| Jeffrey Rathke, Donatienne RuyUnited States cooperation with Europe is essential to meeting global challenges – this is a conclusion that every U.S. administration has reached in the past 70 years. We should not take it for granted.