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The EU should borrow together once again — this time for common defense

Max Bergmann and Benjamin Haddad discuss why, particularly in light of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the European Union should develop its own integrated defense industry and make significant investments in modernizing European militaries.

Max Bergmann, Benjamin Haddad

The Case for EU Defense Report

The Case for EU Defense

U.S. opposition to EU defense efforts since the 1990s has been a strategic mistake that has undermined both the EU and NATO. It’s time for a new U.S. approach that encourages ambitious EU defense strategies.

Max Bergmann, James Lamond, Siena Cicarelli

Putting Climate at the Center of the Trans-Atlantic Relationship Article
From left to right: Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and President Joe Biden listen as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres speaks onscreen during a climate change virtual summit from the East Room of the White House campus, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (Getty/Brendan Smialowski/AFP)

Putting Climate at the Center of the Trans-Atlantic Relationship

As the Biden administration reengages the United States with Europe, tackling climate change should be at the center of its strategy.

Max Bergmann, James Lamond, Siena Cicarelli

By Engaging Italy, Biden Can Strengthen Both the United States and the EU Article
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi holds a press conference, March 2021. (Getty/Antonio Masiello)

By Engaging Italy, Biden Can Strengthen Both the United States and the EU

Mario Draghi’s arrival as Italy’s new prime minister is a stroke of luck for Joe Biden; a rare opportunity for the United States and the EU to work together on a common agenda.

Max Bergmann, Simon Clark

In Our Hands Report
The national flag of the United States flutters with the flag of the European Union during a meeting between former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and former European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, Belgium, February 2017. (Getty/Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency)

In Our Hands

To effectively relaunch and renew the trans-Atlantic bond, both the United States and Europe must make a comprehensive commitment to progressive values.

Vassilis Ntousas, James Lamond

NATO’s Financing Gap Report

NATO’s Financing Gap

NATO needs to think beyond the 2 percent pledge to close its capabilities gap.

Max Bergmann, Siena Cicarelli

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