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Japan-Europe, New Frontiers of Security Cooperation December 16, 2014 / Brussels, Belgium

On December 10th, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) hosted Tomohiko Taniguchi, special advisor to the cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Akiko Fukushima, senior fellow at the Tokyo Foundation; and Gilles Vander Ghinst, head of contact countries in the global partners section at NATO; for an expert roundtable discussion on new frontiers of security cooperation between Japan, Europe, and NATO.

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Want, Waste or War? A Conversation About the Global Resource Nexus December 19, 2014

The 2011-2012 fellows of the Transatlantic Academy held a book launch on December 10 for Want, Waste or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, based on the 2012 report of the Academy and published by Routledge in November.

A Transatlantic Talk with David McAllister December 09, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the GMF hosted David McAllister, member of European Parliament and chairman of the delegation for relations with the United States, for the fourth installment of its Transatlantic Talks to discuss the dynamics of EU-U.S.

Research & Analysis Archive

The Rise and Fall of Medvedev’s European Security Treaty May 29, 2012 / Richard Weitz


The European Security Treaty’s political longevity was even shorter than that of its author, now former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Vladimir Putin has decided to push a Eurasian Union instead that would have the opposite effect of the stated purpose of the European Security Treaty. European security debates have neglected Medvedev’s treaty initiative and tried to address Russian concerns within existing structures. And current Russian diplomacy towards the Wider Europe seems designed to avert further NATO membership enlargement, constraining NATO military ties with Georgia and other former Soviet republics, and disrupting NATO’s emerging missile defense architecture.