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Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Charles Michel on renewing EU-US ties: ‘For global challenges, we need global solutions’

“With the new Biden administration, there is [in] Europe a feeling of hope and the expectation that it will be possible… to rebuild a very strong alliance—what I have called a ‘new founding pact’ between the United States and Europe,” said European Council President Charles Michel.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

China Coronavirus

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Emmanuel Macron’s plan to rebuild US-Europe relations

For French President Emmanuel Macron, "the number-one priority in relations with the new US administration” is clear: to boost “results-oriented multilateralism.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

China European Union

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Transcript: President Macron on his vision for Europe and the future of transatlantic relations

At the launch of the new Atlantic Council Europe Center, French President Emannuel Macron talked about how with a new administration in the United States, this is an opportunity to re-invigorate the transatlantic community to tackle common challenges. This moment is an opportunity to reshape the Alliance with a more responsible global Europe at its core.

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Europe & Eurasia European Union

Benjamin Haddad is the director of the Europe Center at the Atlantic Council. He is an expert in European politics and transatlantic relations. Before moving to the Atlantic Council, he was a fellow at Hudson Institute in Washington DC. His work has notably advocated for transatlantic unity in the face of Russian aggression, greater European responsibility, and investment on strategic matters. His recent book “Paradise Lost: Europe in the World of Trump” makes the case for greater European unity in a world of new challenges and threats.

He has been published in Foreign Affairs, The American Interest, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Le Figaro, Politique Etrangère and is a frequent guest on France 24, BFM, CBC, CNN, Fox News, and NPR.

A graduate of Sciences Po Paris, where he obtained an MA in international affairs and HEC, with an MA in financial economics, Haddad has lectured in international affairs at Sciences Po.