November 18, 2016
On November 18, the Atlantic Council hosted a private briefing for a delegation of rising leaders from the Finnish Parliament. The session featured keynote remarks by Ian Brzezinski and Robert Nurick, Senior Fellows at Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, and Fran Burwell, Vice President, European Union and Special Initiatives. Jorge Benitez, Director of NATOSource and Senior Fellow at the Scowcroft Center, moderated the discussion, which focused on the current security landscape in Europe and what the US election results mean for NATO and the US role in European security more broadly. The briefers also outlined the major political and economic challenges across the EU, and how European leaders might approach this new strategic environment, as well as the new US administration.