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Energy Security Concerns in South Eastern Europe July 24, 2014 / Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC – On Friday July 17, the German Marshall Fund’s Lugar Diplomacy Institute and the Southeast Europe Coalition co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill on ”Energy Security Concerns in South Eastern Europe”.

BRICS leaders welcome new faces July 22, 2014

On Wednesday, the BRICS leaders welcomed some new faces to the table. Leaders from nearly a dozen South American nations joined the closing meeting.

Mediterranean Strategy Group 9 July 15, 2014

From May 28-30, GMF convened its 9th Mediterranean Strategy Group meeting in Turin, Italy. The focus of the two-day meeting centered on Mediterranean energy, with a special emphasis on energy "developments East and West."

European Banking Crisis Could Spread to U.S. August 09, 2011 / Bruce Stokes
The Fiscal Times


While Washington grapples with a credit downgrade and market turmoil, the Euro crisis has returned with a fury. Just weeks after Europe fashioned yet another plan to avoid a Greek default on its sovereign debt, global financial markets are now demanding that Italy and Spain pay more to borrow money -- and they may soon need their own bailouts. The European Central Bank signaled on Sunday that it will invest in European bond markets in an attempt to prop up hard-hit Italy and Spain, Europe’s fourth and fifth largest economies. ECB’s intervention, along with a vow by the G-7 nations to take “all necessary measures to support financial stability and growth appeared to buoy the bonds of both nations, or at least temporarily. Read the full article here.