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The Carnegie Europe Program in Washington provides insight and analysis on political and security developments within Europe, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s global role. Working in coordination with Carnegie Europe in Brussels, the program brings together U.S. and European policymakers and experts on the strategic issues facing Europe.
This project explores how climate change and the energy transition will reshape geopolitics and affect global security.
Europeans and Americans have a shared interest in strong, constructive partnership—but global challenges and domestic political shifts have injected new challenges into this foundation for world peace and security.
European politics have been hobbled by a complex trilemma of the green transition, social justice, and democracy. Rather than approaching this puzzle in terms of trade-offs, European governments should employ open forms of democratic engagement to cultivate positive linkages.
How Stockholm and Ankara can move past their turbulent month.
In a year dominated by the rhetoric of defending democracy, EU democracy support policies were adjusted in important ways to align with the new geopolitical context. However, the union also seemed to treat commitments in this area as second-order priorities compared to security.
In the last decade, nondemocratic regimes have received more development assistance than democratic countries. This reveals how donors struggle with autocratization despite a rhetorical commitment to democracy.
Serbia is pursuing EU membership yet continues to cultivate ties with Russia. To secure President Vucic’s cooperation and win over the disgruntled Serbian public, the union must use its leverage in the region.
Climate change will radically alter how poor countries pursue economic development—with ramifications for national development strategies, the field of global development, and the shape of international security.
Dan Baer is senior vice president for policy research and director of the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Dimitar Bechev is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where he focuses on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Sophia Besch is a fellow in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focuses on European foreign and defense policy.
Anu Bradford is a nonresident scholar in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Alper Coşkun is a senior fellow in the Europe Program and leads the Turkey and the World Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
Raluca Csernatoni is a fellow at Carnegie Europe, where she specializes on European security and defense, as well as emerging disruptive technologies.
De Waal is a senior fellow with Carnegie Europe, specializing in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region.
Noah J. Gordon is acting co-director of the Sustainability, Climate, and Geopolitics Program and a fellow in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
Olivia Lazard is a fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on the geopolitics of climate, the transition ushered by climate change, and the risks of conflict and fragility associated to climate change and environmental collapse.
Pierini is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on developments in the Middle East and Turkey from a European perspective.
Sasse is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, EU enlargement, and comparative democratization.
Adam Tooze is a nonresident scholar with the Europe Program and Carnegie Europe.