Sat, Feb 1, 2020

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

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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Fri, Dec 6, 2019

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

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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Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Balkans forward congressional fellowship staff delegation to the Balkans

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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Fri, Apr 12, 2019

The European Union and Brexit

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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Wed, Apr 10, 2019

Private roundtable with European Commissioner Johannes Hahn

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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Mon, Apr 8, 2019

Global challenges of security and migration

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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Mon, Aug 31, 2020

Wieslander as a panelist with the Free World Forum: Deteriorated security situation around the Baltic Sea

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Wed, Aug 26, 2020

Wieslander joins Swedish Radio to discuss military escalation around the Baltic Sea

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Wed, Aug 26, 2020

Wieslander joins Radio Sweden to discuss the deteriorating security situation in the Baltic Sea

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Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Wieslander in EURACTIV: With the US absent, smaller powers lead the way in support for Belarus

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Mon, Aug 17, 2020

Propp in Lawfare: After Schrems II: A Proposal to Meet the Individual Redress Challenge

In the aftermath of the July 16 Schrems II judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidating a principal legal method for transferring personal data from EU territory to the United States, the future of data flows for transatlantic commerce is dangerously uncertain. The more than 5,300 companies that relied on the U.S.-EU Privacy […]

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Sat, May 23, 2020

Wieslander quoted in the New York Times on European defense

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Fri, May 22, 2020

Vajdich in Foreign Policy: Congress Has Been AWOL on U.S. Coronavirus Diplomacy

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Tue, May 19, 2020

Wieslander quoted in the New York Times on European leadership

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Sat, Apr 18, 2020

Vajdich in The National Interest: The Geopolitical Cost of Battling the Coronavirus Separately (China Will Win)

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Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Bel in Euronews: Coronavirus is a real test for Europe. Don’t bury the EU yet.

“Let’s see the EU for what it is. A unique political project, successful in bringing peace and prosperity to Europe, incomplete, notably in terms of fiscal solidarity or geopolitical clout, fragile and to be defended, but also able to adapt and muddle through,” writes Visiting Fellow Olivier-Rémy Bel for Euronews opinions.

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