Sam Wells is Associate Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Patrick Chamorel is a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.


Recent policy decisions on both sides of the Atlantic have signaled a dramatic rift in U.S. – European relations and heightened the perception of increasingly different interests and values. Samuel Wells and Patrick Chamorel describe what's at stake for both parties and outline the challenge of restoring one of the greatest alliances of the last century.