Articles on Transatlantic relationship

One less adult in the room (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 11 December 2017

Rex Tillerson received a frosty welcome in Europe last week. But the old continent has not yet formulated a practical response to Trump’s foreign policy.

The long and winding road to Jamaica (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 08 November 2017

The indications are this new German government will struggle to take advantage of the foreign policy opportunities presented by this election.

Three songs about Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 04 July 2017

Just because Trump has no strategic purpose in his trip doesn’t mean it can’t have a strategic result.

Trump in Warsaw: What is at stake for Poland and Europe? (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 04 July 2017

While Warsaw hopes for the U.S. to support its regional ambitions, Berlin and Brussels watch carefully.

Trump and Europe: The NASCAR Summit? (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 24 May 2017

Regardless of Trump's visit to Europe, serious questions about the Trump administration should persist for Europe.

Germany, not China, will be Donald Trump’s enemy number one (Commentary)

Ulrike Esther Franke & Mark Leonard - 03 May 2017

Donald Trump's government is increasingly taking aim at Germany – it is time for Berlin to acknowledge the potential danger.

Trump’s poisoned TTIP chalice (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 28 April 2017

The prospect of reopening trade talks with the US puts the European Union in an invidious position.

Why the G7 can’t agree a response to Syria (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 11 April 2017

The group could not make a decision on sanctions against Russia.

Trump and Syria: the entanglement begins? (Commentary)

Julien Barnes-Dacey - 07 April 2017

Much of the Syrian opposition and its regional backers will view US strikes as the thin end of the wedge

Trump the Ideologue? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 30 March 2017

Even those who seem to take Trump seriously are failing to get to the root of Trumpism.