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What if you had to renegotiate all of your trade deals right now, with everything else going on in the global economy? That's exactly what the United Kingdom has to do after Brexit. It has embarked on new trade negotiations with the European Union and the United States, all while trying to navigate the perils of the COVID-19 economy. Trade expert and Wilson Global Fellow Michelle Egan joins host Aaron Jones to discuss how the UK is handling this challenge, and what to watch for next.

Congressional Relations

The Wilson Center’s office of Congressional Relations works to maintain a vibrant relationship with Members of Congress and their staffs. We organize and run a series of educational programs led by Wilson Center experts, ranging from seminars to podcasts, with the purpose of increasing congressional staffers’ knowledge of international policy. We also coordinate outreach to Capitol Hill, including testimonies by Wilson Center scholars and briefings for Members of Congress.  Read more

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