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A Conversation with Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations October 21, 2014 /

Ambassador Power will discuss the U.S. government’s efforts to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus, the gravest public health crisis in 40 years and a threat to international peace and security, as well as the crucial role Europe and the international community must play in developing a coordinated global response.

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In 8 Minutes or Less: John Bellinger Discusses Transatlantic Counter-Terrorism Approaches October 17, 2014

Bruno Lete, GMF senior program officer for foreign and security policy, interviews John Bellinger III, partner at Arnold & Porter LLC in Washington DC, about transatlantic approaches to counter-terrorism. Bellinger is the former legal advisor to the U.S. Department of State and the National Security Council.

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In 8 minutes or less: TTIP and the South Atlantic September 30, 2014

What impact will TTIP have on the South Atlantic?

Research & Analysis Archive

Promising Partnerships: Emerging and Established Powers in the 21st Century March 10, 2014 / Daniel M. Kliman, Joshua W. Walker, William Inboden


To chart a vision for 21st century partnerships between emerging and established power, in July 2013 the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) launched the Emerging Powers Policy Forum. This initiative has brought together emerging power diplomats in Washington, DC, along with relevant U.S. and U.K. officials, to discuss how to approach the key policy questions presented by the changing international landscape. Over the course of three meetings in the fall of 2013, participants addressed the following themes: economic diplomacy, global security challenges, and scientific, cultural, and other people-to-people exchanges. Prior to each session, the contributors to this volume authored read-aheads that were distributed to participants. The sections of this volume build on the read-aheads by integrating the best ideas generated during the course of the discussion.

In the first section, “Rethinking Economic Diplomacy: Blurring the Lines between Public and Private,” Joshua Walker argues that global prosperity in the 21st century will require closer cooperation between governments and companies in both emerging and established powers. In the second section, “Global Security Challenges Confronting Established and Emerging Powers,” William Inboden cautions against sweeping generalizations about either group of states. In the third section, “Reimagining People-to-People Diplomacy,” Joshua Walker explores the rising importance of international exchange programs. Together, these sections set forth an innovative agenda for advancing cooperation between emerging and established powers. In a world of growing risk and uncertainty, these promising partnerships hold the key to adapting and renewing the global order.