Western Europe

    • Paper

    NATO’s Eastern Flank and Its Future Relationship With Russia

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its invasion of eastern Ukraine unified NATO and prompted allies to beef up defenses. But the process of strengthening the alliance’s Eastern flank is far from over.

    • Strategic Europe

    Europe Stays at Home

    • Marc Bentinck
    • October 19, 2017

    The EU’s commitment to a rules-based international order is hobbled by lack of strategy and political will by the member states.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Does May Need Merkel for a Brexit Deal?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

    • Strategic Europe

    Europe’s Illusionaries

    Bashing the United States is no substitute for Europe’s strategic helplessness.

    • Strategic Europe

    Austria Swings Right, and How

    • Tessa Szyszkowitz
    • October 16, 2017

    Austria’s new chancellor is poised to form a nationalist-conservative coalition with a party whose leader attended neo-Nazi meetings in his youth.

    • Op-Ed

    European Nations Must Come Together on Chinese Investment

    As Europe becomes a preferred playing field for Chinese foreign direct investment, leaders of bloc nations have been drawn into a debate on the creation of a long-anticipated screening mechanism.

    • Germany’s Nuclear Education: Why a Few Elites Are Testing a Taboo

      Days after the 2016 U.S. election, a small group of German experts began to publicly debate whether Berlin should pursue one of three nuclear options. Although the shallow debate was short-lived, over time this effort may turn out to be a bellwether of fundamental change in Germany’s national identity.

      • Strategic Europe

      Wolfgang Schäuble’s Europe

      In leaving the German finance ministry, Europe’s most influential politician leaves a big gap in the intellectual direction of the EU.

      • Strategic Europe

      Britain’s Generation Gap

      • Peter Kellner
      • October 09, 2017

      The UK is preparing to leave the EU at precisely the point in history when the appeal of anti-European nationalism is in terminal decline.

      • Diwan

      Prisoners of the Past

      In an interview, author James Barr discusses why his book on the Franco-British rivalry in the Middle East remains relevant today.

    Carnegie Experts on
    Western Europe

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      Cornelius Adebahr
      Nonresident Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
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      Bilal Baloch
      Visiting Fellow
      Bilal Baloch is a visiting fellow at Carnegie India where his research focuses on the political economy of government behavior in India and other developing democracies.
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      Erik Brattberg
      Europe Program
      Erik Brattberg is director of the Europe Program and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. He is an expert on European politics and security and transatlantic relations.
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      Thomas Carothers
      Senior Vice President for Studies
      Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, human rights, governance, the rule of law, and civil society.
    • expert thumbnail - Dempsey
      Judy Dempsey
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Editor in chief
      Strategic Europe
      Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
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      François Godement
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Asia Program
      Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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      Deborah Gordon
      Director and Senior Fellow
      Energy and Climate Program
      Gordon is director of Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where her research focuses on oil and climate change issues in North America and globally.
    • expert thumbnail - Kühn
      Ulrich Kühn
      Nonresident Scholar
      Ulrich Kühn is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a fellow with the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH).
    • expert thumbnail - Le Corre
      Philippe Le Corre
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Europe Program
      Asia Program
      Philippe Le Corre is a nonresident senior fellow in the Europe and Asia Programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
    • expert thumbnail - Lehne
      Stefan Lehne
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
    • expert thumbnail - Naím
      Moisés Naím
      Distinguished Fellow
      Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.
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      Maxim Samorukov
      Deputy Editor of Carnegie.ru
      Moscow Center
      Samorukov is deputy editor of Carnegie.ru.
    • expert thumbnail - Smart
      Christopher Smart
      Senior Fellow
      Geoeconomics and Strategy Program
      Christopher Smart is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on the interaction of global financial markets and international economic policy.
    • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
      Sinan Ülgen
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
    • expert thumbnail - Vimont
      Pierre Vimont
      Senior Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy.
    • expert thumbnail - Youngs
      Richard Youngs
      Senior Fellow
      Democracy and Rule of Law Program
      Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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