Transworld Op-Ed by Riccardo Alcaro Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and Brookings Institution January 27, 2015 Western agency and normative discourse remain powerful factors in international governance, but their reach has undeniably diminished since the 1990s, when their influence and prestige seemed uncontested. Western power is constrained by several factors, including long and ultimately ineffective US military [...]
TRANSWORLD is a consortium of 13 academic and research centres from the EU, the US and Turkey formed to research the evolution of the transatlantic relationship and its role in shaping global governance architectures. TRANSWORLD is a project mainly funded under the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme that is going to unfold for three and a half years, started in March 2012. More...
The seventh edition of the Transatlantic Security Symposium took place on 20 October 2014 in Rome. The conference focused on “A Cold Peace? Western-Russian Relations in Light of the Ukraine Crisis” and was organized in cooperation with the Center on the US and Europe (CUSE) at the Brookings Institution of Washington, DC. As West-Russia relations [...]
What is the state of transatlantic relations in the 21st century? While the evolution pattern varies considerably depending on the policy area, evidence points to a relationship which is somewhere in between an enduring partnership and a functional relationship. No.35: The Future of the Transatlantic Economic Relationship: Opportunities and Challenges towards the TTIP, by Davide Tentori [...]
What do Americans and Europeans think about the role their countries should play in the world, and what about transatlantic relations? A number of Transworld studies analyze the evolution of US and European public opinion in the last two decades. The studies not only focus on different policy domains – economy, security, environment and climate [...]