This Atlanic Memo from atlantic-community.org discusses the international community’s approach to Mali.
Author: Atlantic Community
Thinking Beyond Intervention: A Limited Transatlantic Policy Towards Syria
This Atlantic Memo from atlantic-community.org argues that western states should pursue alternatives to intervention.
Looking South: A New Direction for Transatlantic Relations
Courtenay Mitchell of atlantic-community.org argues that NATO must focus more on developing countries in order to stay relevant.
Europe & Russia: Soft Power, Please
Steffen Buenau: To effectively support the ongoing transformation within Russia, Europe should put to use its most effective “soft power” tool: a relaxation of visa regulations.
From Escalation to Engagement: How to Avoid War with Iran
The United States and Europe should strive to de-escalate the growing tensions between Iran and the West.
Beyond Trade: Establishing a European Presence in Asia
By: Jason Naselli from the Atlantic Community – Berlin. At Issue: The European Union must reach out to Asian partners and become a credible player on issues other than trade. A strong EU-Asia policy can contribute to stability and advance Europe’s overall political, economic, and security interests. Atlantic Community members and regional experts believe that the European Union Read More…
Goodbye to EU Prestige Thinking: Redefining the CSDP
By: Jason Naselli from the Atlantic Community – Berlin. At Issue: The EU must restructure its Common Security and Defence Policy based on economic and operational realities. It should emphasize narrow, logistically feasible operations over broad outlines, clearly delineate its partnership with NATO, and take a longer term view when developing operational strategies. All of the recommendations in this memo come Read More…
Security Despite Austerity: Improving Europe’s Defense
By: Amrit Naresh from the Atlantic Community – Berlin. At Issue: Europe’s defense sector needs reform. To cut costs and improve capabilities, states should consolidate national priorities to enhance political cooperation, streamline their administrative structures, further integrate their militaries and create an open defense market across the EU. Recognizing that Europe’s defense ministries must cut spending to stay within Read More…