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Aug 9, 2022

Propp in Lawfare: Has the Time for an EU-US Agreement on E-Evidence Come and Gone?

Europe Center nonresident senior fellow Kenneth Propp discusses the state of transatlantic cooperation on sharing electronic evidence, a critical component of law enforcement investigations. Over the years, Europe and the United States have managed—despite occasional well-publicized difficulties—to build a well-functioning international law framework for law enforcement and security information exchange that respects individual privacy rights. […]

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Jul 1, 2022

Wieslander cited in New York Times on European unity over Ukraine

“Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, said that although support for Ukraine had mostly held across the alliance, it was uneven: strongest in nations with long experience and deep fears of Russian domination, like Poland and the Baltic states, and more difficult to maintain in countries like Belgium, the […]

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Jul 1, 2022

Wieslander quoted in New York Times on NATO’s changed geostrategic reality

“Referring to the changing geostrategic reality wrought by February’s invasion, Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think-tank, said the shift toward collective defense was much bigger than previously seen. ‘It really is a before Feb. 24 and after,’ she said, referring to the date of Russia’s invasion […]

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Jun 30, 2022

Wieslander speaks at NATO Public Forum in Madrid

On June 29th, Director for Northern Europe Anna Wieslander spoke at the NATO Public Forum in Madrid on the panel “Ambiguous Threats, Determined Responses: Countering Hybrid Threats against NATO Allies.” Ms. Wieslander discussed Sweden’s total-defence strategy along with panelists Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General for NATO International Military Staff and Irene Fellin, Special Representative […]

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May 18, 2022

Wieslander quoted in Washington Post on Swedish and Finnish NATO applications

“This is an extraordinary development given where we were in February,” said Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe at the Atlantic Council think tank. “Russia wanted to turn back time, to go back to the Cold War, to fragment and weaken the West,” she continued. “Now, in May, we are here.”

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May 17, 2022

Wieslander speaks at Lennart Meri Conference in Estonia

On May 15th, Anna Wieslander spoke at the Lennart Meri Conference in Tallinn. Her concluding panel “Trusting Who We Are: Baltic Regional Security,” moderated by President of Estonia Alar Karis, took place on the verge of Swedish and Finnish NATO membership applications. Bringing two EU members into NATO’s framework will “solidify the West,” Wieslander said. Attempts at dialogue […]

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May 17, 2022

Wieslander quoted by Reuters on Turkish objections to Swedish and Finnish NATO membership

“They know that Sweden and Finland inside the alliance is good for the alliance as a whole and I do not foresee they will block this in the end,” Anna Wieslander, of the Atlantic Council security policy think tank, said. “But they will negotiate along the way.”

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May 16, 2022

Wieslander interviewed by Radio Sweden on NATO accession process

“It will be a tailor-made process for Sweden and Finland to make possible a very quick accession process compared to other countries,” Anna Wieslander told Radio Sweden.

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May 14, 2022

Wieslander quoted in Bloomberg on Turkish objections to NATO expansion

“I don’t foresee that they will in the end make it impossible for Sweden and Finland to join NATO,” Anna Wieslander said. Their accession “will increase security not only in northern Europe but for the alliance as a whole and Turkey knows that.”

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May 13, 2022

Wieslander speaks with public radio’s “The World” on Finnish and Swedish NATO membership

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