european union

Join us for a conversation about the variety of approaches to common challenges faced by the European Union and the United States in dealing with world crises.

In advance of our upcoming discussion on the play "Soft Power," delve deeper into the term coined by Joseph S. Nye, Jr. with CPD's latest roundup.

How does the EU's external environmental policy play out in the international sphere?

Shaun Riordan discusses why adding an extra €1 million per year to the East Stratcom Unit won't be much help.

Jan Melissen and Ries Kamphof look at the opportunity for businesses to participate in the UN's sustainable development goals.

The EU has said it will increase investment in technology and put in place stricter guidelines for its member states to help combat the threat of attacks by hackers and other cyber criminals. [...] The organization said it will use law enforcement and national resources to stop EU countries being attacked.

Increasing development aid, rebooting European climate policy, partnering with green technologies in emerging economies: the French president has made his diplomatic priorities clear. [...] In front of a distinguished audience, he listed France’s new ambitions “in the current state of affairs”: security, independence, and influence. This motto, he stressed, does not mean to “make France a small and reluctant country, jealously guarding its security”.

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