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NATO and the EU: The Institutional and Policy Challenges for Euro-Atlantic Organizations and Northeastern and Southeastern Europe

December 19, 2002 // 7:45am4:30pm

Tentative Agenda

8:45 - 9:00
Introductions

Martin Sletzinger, East European Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
Samuel Wells, West European Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
James Henderson, Stanley Foundation

9:00 - 10:30
Panel 1: NATO and the EU After the "Big Bang" Approach: What's Left?

Chair: Samuel Wells, West European Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
Paul Gallis, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Ann-Sofie Dahl, Swedish Atlantic Council
Stefan Froehlich, Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn, Germany, and Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

10:45 - 12:45
Panel 2: Are the US and its Allies Seeing Eye to Eye?
NATO and the EU: New Purpose, New Missions

Chair: James Henderson, Stanley Foundation
Jeffrey Simon, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Frances Burwell, Program on Transatlantic Relations, The Atlantic Council of the United States
John C. Hulsman, The Heritage Foundation

12:45 - 1:45
Lunch Keynote Speaker: The Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

Chair: Martin Sletzinger, East European Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
Martin Walker, UPI

1:45 - 3:30
Panel 3: Implications of NATO and EU Enlargement for the Baltic Region

Chair: Andrew Michta, Rhodes College
Andrew Michta, Department of International Studies, Rhodes College
Stephen Blank, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College
Joshua B. Spero, Department of Political Science, Merrimack College

3:45 - 5:30
Panel 4: Implications of NATO and EU Enlargement for the Balkans

Chair: Martin Sletzinger, East European Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center
Ronald Linden, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
Obrad Kesic, Political Analyst
Geert Ahrens, Woodrow Wilson Center

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