Trump and May: A New Special Relationship?

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by Robert E. Hunter “Special relationship” is used so often to describe Anglo-American ties that it has long since become a cliché. But it still has force, reflecting not just tangible interests but the intangibles of culture, history, and shared… Continue Reading  

Passing the Foreign Policy Baton

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by Robert E. Hunter President Barack Obama has 22 weeks left in office. But in practice, his useful mandate will expire on November 9, the day after the presidential election. That does not mean he will be unable to exercise… Continue Reading  

Trump, NATO, and the Future of European Security

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by Robert E. Hunter This year could be shaping up as an annus horribilis for transatlantic security. Of course, the year is still far from over, so some correctives are still possible. Most immediately in the news are comments by the… Continue Reading  

NATO versus the EU?

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by Graham E. Fuller The NATO summit is over. Most Americans unfailingly believe NATO generously serves EU interests.  Yet many Europeans don’t see it that way. They fear that NATO actually undermines a balanced Europe. Is it NATO with the EU?… Continue Reading  

To Lead or Not to Lead: That is the (Only) Question for Obama in Warsaw

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by Robert E. Hunter NATO’s 28 heads of state and government meet in Warsaw this Friday and Saturday in what has become a biannual event, whether or not the times demand it. Until Britain on June 23 voted to leave… Continue Reading