The only union of its kind
The European Union
Growing from its start as the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Union today has twenty-seven member states and is the only democratic, intergovernmental, supranational organization in the world. It has risen as a key actor and norm-setter in areas as diverse as trade, energy security, digital policy, and defense. In an era of great power competition, the United States has a national interest in the EU reinvigorating faith in the European project among Europeans and the rest of the world.
Report Sep 20, 2023
The US, EU, and UK need a shared approach to economic statecraft. Here’s where to start.
The economic statecraft landscape is becoming more complex as transatlantic partners increasingly leverage the tools to counter transnational threats. There is a growing need to understand how these tools are used, by whom, and when, as well as their intended and real impacts worldwide.
New Atlanticist Sep 14, 2023
Reading between the lines of Ursula von der Leyen’s ambitious vision for the EU
By Atlantic Council experts
The European Commission president delivered her annual speech on the state of the European Union on September 13 in Strasbourg.
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The Transatlantic Digital Marketplace Initiative
The Europe Center’s Transatlantic Digital Marketplace Initiative seeks to foster greater understanding on digital policy between the United States and Europe and build tangible cooperation in this critical area of the transatlantic relationship.
The Europe Center promotes the transatlantic leadership and strategies required to ensure a strong Europe.