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Sep 29, 2021

Haddad in the Financial Times: Europe must wean itself off US defence to reset transatlantic relations

“American priorities are shifting under Joe Biden and the quicker the EU boosts its own ‘strategic autonomy’ the better,” writes Benjamin Haddad in the Financial Times.

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Feb 1, 2020

Fried joins NPR All Things Considered to discuss Pompeo’s visit to Minsk

By Atlantic Council

Amb. Daniel Fried speaks to Michele Kelemen on NPR’s All Things Considered regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Belarus, and the Trump Administration’s quest to improve relations with the former Soviet republic.

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Dec 6, 2019

Fried, Vershbow, and Åslund quoted in Axios on Russia under Putin

By Atlantic Council

As Putin reaches nearly twenty years in power, Amb. Alexander Vershbow, former US ambassador to Russia; Amb. Daniel Fried, former US ambassador to Poland; and Anders Åslund, senior fellow, Eurasia Center, speak to Dave Lawler from Axios about what Russia has become under Putin’s rule and what its future will look like without him.

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Balkans Forward

Jun 1, 2019

Balkans forward congressional fellowship staff delegation to the Balkans

By Atlantic Council

From May 25 to June 1, the Future Europe Initiative hosted a delegation of Congressional staff members on a trip to Kosovo, Albania, Serbia, and Montenegro as part of the Balkans Forward Congressional Fellowship. The delegation met with government officials, opposition party leaders, and civil society actors in each country to discuss domestic, regional, and […]

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Program Impact Story

Apr 12, 2019

The European Union and Brexit

By Atlantic Council

In the context of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the world Bank Group, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program (GBE) and the Future Europe Initiative (FEI) co-hosted The Hon. Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission for the Euro. The discussion held on April 12th centered on the […]

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Program Impact Story

Apr 10, 2019

Private roundtable with European Commissioner Johannes Hahn

By Atlantic Council

On April 10, the Future Europe Initiative hosted Dr. Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. Dr. Hahn enlightened the attendees about the adopted European strategy for enhanced engagement and potential enlargement into the Western Balkans region. He also discussed and gave his perspective on recent regional political developments.

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Apr 8, 2019

Global challenges of security and migration

By Atlantic Council

A Conversation with Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship On April 8, the Future Europe Initiative hosted Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship at a public event to share the Commission’s perspective and his personal insights on topics such as migration and terrorism in Europe […]

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Apr 13, 2021

Wieslander quoted in DefenseNews on Russian military buildup in the Arctic

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Apr 2, 2021

Wieslander as a panelist at Princeton University Center for International Security Studies (CISS) Annual Conference – “Europe and the Future of Security”

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Mar 17, 2021

Wieslander moderates “Nordics and the High North: A collective defence and detterence outlook” at the British Embassy in Stockholm

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Mar 10, 2021

Wieslander as a panelist at the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge – “The Baltic after Brexit”

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Dec 3, 2020

Wieslander as a panelist with Carnegie Europe – NATO in 2030: Adapting to a New World

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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Nov 23, 2020

Wieslander joins Security in the 21st Century to discuss Sweden – NATO relationship, European strategic autonomy, and Belarus

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Nov 10, 2020

Wieslander as a speaker with George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies: Podcast – Marshall Center Voices

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Nov 5, 2020

Wieslander in The Washington Times: ‘Russian aggression’: Sweden to reconstitute armed forces over feared attack

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Oct 22, 2020

Wieslander as speaker at George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Podcast – Security in the 21st Century

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Oct 16, 2020

Wieslander joins Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies to discuss national perspectives on EU mutual assistance clause

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