Europe and the EU: Headlines and Trend Lines
From an increasingly assertive Russia and uncertainty over Brexit, to the political turmoil resulting from Italy’s most recent election and maintenance of the transatlantic partnership, Europe and the EU face a range of internal and external challenges. BaronessCatherine Ashton, Chair of the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program, shares her thoughts on sorting through the headlines while keeping an eye on trend lines in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
Global Europe Program
The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting Europe’s relations with the rest of the world through scholars-in-residence, seminars, international conferences and publications. These programmatic activities cover wide-ranging topics include: European energy security, the role of the European Union and NATO, democratic transitions, and counter-terrorism, among others. The program also investigates comparatively European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including migration, global governance, and relations with Russia, China and the Middle East. Read more