Articles on Transatlantic relationship

A contest of extremes: Biden’s and Trump’s opposing positions on Russia (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 14 May 2020

The 2020 election will likely determine whether America seeks a deal with Russia to carve up Europe into spheres of influence or launches a new, ideological cold war against the country.

China, America, and how Europe can deal with war by economic means (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 13 May 2020

Great power rivalry has not abated even amid the coronavirus. To survive the economic conflict between China and the US, Europe must make its preparations now.

The house that connects France and Germany: Jean Monnet’s mission to America (Commentary)

Majda Ruge - 12 May 2020

European integration was never distinct from, or opposed to, a strong transatlantic relationship or American interests.

The corona election: How Trump might use the pandemic to win (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 27 April 2020

For Trump, coronavirus could be the right pandemic at the right time – supplying Republicans with the cover to stop voters turning out.

The EU as a digital regulatory superpower: Implications for the United States (Commentary)

Carla Hobbs - 08 April 2020

The US and the EU could move beyond their persistent regulatory and technological disputes to establish a common position on the digital space.

How the coronavirus threatens a geopolitical Europe (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 30 March 2020

After the crisis, the EU will face the same geopolitical problems it did before. But, this time, it might need to tackle them with less internal solidarity and external credibility.

 

A view from Washington: The America First pandemic (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 19 March 2020

There will be no transatlantic response to the coronavirus. It will drive us apart rather than bring us together – as pandemics always do.

Facing the West’s Demons: The 2020 Munich Security Conference (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 19 February 2020

The 2020 Munich Security Conference showed how the ties that bind global players together are being weaponised in a new great power competition.

 

Europe, 5G, and Munich: The China challenge and American mission (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 18 February 2020

Bipartisan US pressure over China is rubbing Europeans up the wrong way. But the Americans are right that hard choices await.

2020: The year of economic coercion under Trump (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich & Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 February 2020

European countries and businesses are unlikely to escape the impact of US extraterritorial measures on China, Russia, and Turkey.