The objective of this private seminar is to bring to Washington, DC a group of European experts and officials to engage with representatives of the new US administration, as well as the Congress and the US strategic community, to foster a discussion on the future of the transatlantic defense cooperation. As the Trump administration is setting up, this seminar will provide a platform to discuss the role of Europeans in NATO in a comprehensive and substantial way.
Wednesday, June 28
Thursday, June 29
Session I - The U.S. and the Alliance: Engaging Official Views
Session II - Managing Expectations around European Defense
Transatlantic Dialogue I: What Kind of U.S. Leadership does NATO and Europe Need?
Transatlantic Dialogue II: Should the Alliance continue to conduct out-of-area military interventions?
The German Marshall fund of the United States' Transatlantic Security and the Future of NATO program brings together on a tri-annual basis, a group of around 25 high-level American and European security experts, strategic thinkers, policy-makers and representatives from the defense industry, to develop concrete and focused policy recommendations on transatlantic security issues.