As part of an expanded collaboration between the Brookings Institution and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Transatlantic Initiative is a comprehensive multi-year project of applied research and programming. The aim of the initiative is to create synergies and originate new activities that reinvigorate transatlantic collaboration on global issues.
Back to what? Trans-Atlantic relations in the Biden era
Revitalizing America’s alliances
Trans-Atlantic cooperation after the US election: Perspectives from France and Germany
The Russians have effectively already declared war quite a long time ago in the information sphere. They’ve been trying to prove that they are a major cyber force — they want to create a wartime scenario so then they can sit down and agree some kind of truce with us.
You have such a huge difference between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in their attitudes towards Europe [...] It makes a big difference that we now have a president who is committed to transatlantic relations [... Biden has been] steeped in these issues for decades so that’s a relief for the Europeans.
The United States has lost credibility; there’s no question about that [...] If you have total gridlock on Capitol Hill and you don’t have the ability to get things done to improve people’s lives, you’re not going to command a lot of moral authority.