The Carnegie Europe Program rigorously examines the global state of U.S.and European critical challenges.
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Resilient Democracy in a Digital World

Join Carnegie for a discussion with experts from the United States and Europe on how governments and the private sector can take steps to strengthen democracy and democratic institutions on both sides of the Atlantic.

China’s Rise as a Geoeconomic Influencer

China is increasingly central in world politics. Western nations should remain open to its initiatives and engage it in dialogue through multilateral institutions.

Russian Election Interference

Russia’s election interference reflects a trend that blends premeditation with opportunism. To bolster resilience, countries must urgently share best practices and lessons learned.

China’s Relations with U.S. Allies and Partners in Europe

As Europe takes its own steps to scrutinize Chinese economic practices more closely, there is now significant potential for greater transatlantic dialogue and cooperation on China.

Trump’s Tariffs Undermine U.S. Leadership

By imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing a 19th century strategy in the context of a 21st century global economy.

Beyond European Versus Transatlantic Defense

Over the past year, European defense collaboration has arguably made more progress than in the past decade.

Trump’s European Misstep

Having a Europe that is more integrated, including on defense issues, and better able to withstand pressure from Russia and China ultimately serves America’s own interest.

Trump’s New Strategy Is America’s Old Strategy

For all the issues that clearly separate Europeans and Americans, there is today clearly a will from Washington to engage in a deeper transatlantic cooperation on the emergence of new economic actors, and China in particular.

Toward a Post-American Europe?

What impact has Trump had on the transatlantic relationship thus far, and what lies ahead?

The Trump Effect on Germany’s Election and Transatlantic Ties

U.S. President Donald Trump is unpopular in Germany, but Berlin will likely continue to cooperate with Washington where interests align and criticize U.S. policies it disagrees with.

Can the EU-Japan Deal Prompt a U.S. Recalibration on Trade?

Brussels and Tokyo are stepping up at a time when Washington is retrenching from its traditional leadership role on global trade issues.

Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation After the Paris Announcement

Europe should avoid letting dissatisfaction with Trump’s Paris decision cloud the broader transatlantic energy and climate agenda.

Letter From Washington

Europeans must prepare for a less romantic and more transactional view of the EU from Washington, as the U.S. president downplays the importance of the transatlantic relationship.

Lessons for Europe From One Hundred Days of Trump

As the Trump administration finds its feet on foreign policy, there are both promising and worrying signs to which Europeans should pay close attention.


Carnegie Experts on Europe

  • Dan Baer
    Senior Fellow
    Europe Program

    Dan Baer is a senior fellow in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

  • Anu Bradford
    Nonresident Scholar
    Europe Program

    Anu Bradford is a nonresident scholar in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

  • Erik Brattberg
    Europe Program

    Erik Brattberg is director of the Europe Program and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. He is an expert on European politics and security and transatlantic relations.

  • Philippe Le Corre
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Europe Program
    Asia Program

    Philippe Le Corre is a nonresident senior fellow in the Europe and Asia Programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


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The Carnegie Europe Program in Washington and Brussels provides insight and analysis on the EU’s growing global role.

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