November 2, 2016

Judy Asks: Is America Still the Guardian of Transatlanticism?

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

Pauli Järvenpää:
The summer of 2016 has been a veritable silly season. It all started with Britain’s vote to leave the EU, soon followed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s calls for an EU army. Then the season continued with the U.S. presidential campaign, in which the gloves have been off.
The Russians have exploited the situation to the hilt, disrupting and discrediting Western democracy in Europe and, indeed, in the United States. Unbelievably, they have also been threatening countries like Finland and Sweden with nuclear strikes should they join NATO, and Norway if it accepts a handful of U.S. marines on its soil.
Read more: Carnegie Europe

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