U.S.-European Relations

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    Only a New 'Grand Bargain' on Transatlantic Solidarity Can Meet Deepest Challenges

    NATO's new Strategic Concept will set out ambitious goals and means for the alliance, but it seems likely to paper over the cracks which are beginning to separate U.S. interests and attitudes from those of most of its European allies, writes Robert E. Hunter.

    Apr 23, 2010

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    Europe's Empty Promises

    American frustration with Europe's dwindling military capabilities is reaching new heights, as was clear in a recent speech by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates at the National Defense University, writes Christopher S. Chivvis.

    Feb 24, 2010

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    A Trans-Atlantic Moment

    The election of Barack Obama provides an important opportunity to revitalize the trans-Atlantic security partnership. This partnership has served both sides well in the past. But after eight years of deep ideological differences during the Bush administration, it is badly frayed and in need of new leadership and new vision, write F. Stephen Larrabee and Julian Lindley-French.

    Feb 22, 2009

  • Commentary

    Commentary

    Let's Avoid Another Trans-Atlantic Feud

    Published commentary by RAND staff: Let's Avoid Another Trans-Atlantic Feud, in International Herald Tribune.

    Jan 13, 2006

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    Irina A. Chindea

    Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in international relations, Tufts University; M.A. in international relations, Tufts University; B.S. in business administration, ASE Bucharest, Romania

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    Emily Ellinger

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.S. in international relations, University of Edinburgh; B.A. in physics, Northwestern University

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    Gene Germanovich

    Acting International Portfolio Lead, RAND National Security Research Division; International Defense Researcher
    Education B.S. in international affairs, Georgia Tech; M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University

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    Beth Grill

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; B.A. in international studies, Johns Hopkins University

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    Nicolas Jouan

    Analyst
    Education M.Litt. in international security studies, University of St Andrews; M.Res. in modern history, University of Paris IV Sorbonne; B.A. in history, University of Rouen

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    Bradley M. Knopp

    Senior International / Defense Researcher
    Education BA in political science, Furman University; MA in political science, Georgetown University; Cert in national security studies, National War College

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    Dan McCormick

    Defense Analyst
    Education M.A. in national security strategy, Georgetown University; J.D. in law, American University; B.A. in criminal justice, University of Maryland

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    Pauline Paillé

    Analyst
    Education M.A. in international relations, Sciences Po Bordeaux

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    Stephanie Pezard

    Senior Political Scientist and Associate Research Department Director for Defense and Political Sciences (DPS)
    Education Ph.D. in political science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; M.A. in history, French Institute of Political Science, Paris (Sciences Po); M.A. in political science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; B.A. in history, French Institute of Political Science, Paris (Sciences Po)

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    Benjamin J. Sacks

    Associate Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in history, Princeton University; M.A. in history, Princeton University; B.A. in history, Tufts University

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    Gabrielle Tarini

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.P.P. in international and global affairs, Harvard University; B.A. in international studies, Boston College

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    Stephen Watts

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in government, Cornell University; M.A. in European Studies, Georgetown University; B.A. in government, College of William and Mary