EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY SCORECARD 2014

United States

2013 was a year when big things – both good and bad – happened in the transatlantic relationship. On the positive side, the EU and the US launched TTIP negotiations and the E3+3 negotiated an interim deal with Iran on its nuclear programme. Both were significant achievements for EU foreign policy and were contingent upon close co-operation with the US. The successful negotiation of an agreement between Serbia and Kosovo is not on the same scale as a transatlantic issue but it is also a significant accomplishment and builds on decades of co-operation between Europe and the US. [...]

 

 

Trade Liberalisation and overall relationship - Grade: B-
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
21– Reciprocity on visa procedures with the US 2/5 3/5 5/10 10/20 C+
22 – Relations with the US on trade and investement 4/5 5/5 9/10 18/20 A
23 – Relations with the US on economic issues 2/5 2/5 3/10 7/20 C-

 

Co-operation on European Security Issues - Grade: B-
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
24 – Relations with the US on counter-terrorism 4/5 3/5 7/10 14/20 B+
25 – Relations with the US on intelligence co-operation and data protection 2/5 2/5 2/10 6/20 C-
26 - Relations with the US on NATO, arms control and Russia 2/5 2/5 4/10 8/20 C
27 - Relations with the US on the Balkans 4/5 4/5 8/10 16/20 A-

 

Co-operation on regional and global issues - Grade: B-
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
28 – Relations with the US on Egypt and the wider Middle East 4/5 3/5 5/10 12/20 B-
29 – Relations with the US on the Middle East peace process 4/5 3/5 7/10 14/20 B+
30 – Relations with the US on the Syrian conflict 1/5 2/5 1/10 4/20 D+
31 – Relations with the US on Asia 3/5 2/5 7/10 12/20 B-
32 – Relations with the US on Iran and weapons proliferation 4/5 5/5 9/10 18/20 A