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Policy Brief

United in a Changing World: How to Strengthen Transatlantic Security and Defense Cooperation

June 16, 2015
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One does not have to look far to see the threats currently facing the Euroatlantic community, particularly those directly affecting Europe’s own security. Given the volatility and dynamism of the spectrum of threats, understanding their depth and variety is critical for transatlantic partners. It is clear that overlapping values, interests, and desired outcomes between the United States, the EU, and NATO are numerous. The need for a strategic dialogue with one another and their respective publics will remain critical. This policy brief offers seven suggestions for how to strengthen transatlantic security and defense cooperation.