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Mon, Jul 27, 2020

What happened to transatlantic cooperation on WTO reform?

Contrary to the transatlantic aspirations on WTO reform in the summer of 2018, there is now less cooperation, more setbacks, and a bleak outlook for at least the rest of 2020.

New Atlanticist by Marie Kasperek

European Union Eurozone

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

What Trump’s State of the Union means for US foreign policy

US President Donald J. Trump used his third State of the Union address to argue that his administration has “launched the great American comeback” through its economic policies and tough international stances. In a speech that focused heavily on domestic issues, his discussion of foreign policy mainly highlighted what he believed to be his major foreign policy successes, rather than announcements of new plans.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Kasperek quoted in The Hill on Trump’s trade negotiations with the European Union

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business European Union

Marie Kasperek is a nonresident senior fellow with the GeoEconomics Center for which she covers a range of topics including international trade, trade policy, transatlantic relations, and US-China relations.

Marie is the director of the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University where she executes the Institute’s national and international programming in international trade, international tax, fintech and monetary affairs by effectuating conferences, colloquia, and special events. She further spearheads external relations, while assisting in advancement efforts and student-centered fellowship certificate programs, and the execution of IIEL’s colloquium.

Marie previously served as the deputy director of the Global Business and Economics Program at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, she oversaw development and execution of new programming, and managed portfolios on European growth, trade, and the transatlantic relationship. Kasperek was the managing editor of the Atlantic Council’s weekly newsletter “The Trade Shop,” which reached more than ten thousand people on a weekly basis. She has co-authored a report on the future of trade, published op-eds, and has led public discussions as well as live interviews with prominent transatlantic leaders on foreign policy, the transatlantic economy, and trade.

Marie spearheaded conferences in Washington, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brussels, and London. A native of Germany, Kasperek received her bachelor’s degree in European studies and master’s degree in international relations from Maastricht University. As part of her undergraduate study, Marie took courses and conducted research at Sciences Po, Aix en Provence in France.