Transatlantic Currents - webinar series

Transatlantic Currents is a monthly webinar series hosted by FIIA featuring American experts of political science and international relations. The series will cover a wide array of timely topics from foreign policy to domestic issues. The webinars will be hosted by Ambassador Deborah McCarthy or Senior Research Fellow Leo Michel from the Institute for National Strategic Studies.

The ninth webinar will be on the 14th of October with Visiting Professor David Barno, SAIS. The title of the webinar is: “Reflections on Afghanistan and US civil-military relations”. 

The eight webinar was on the 23rd of June with Ambassador (ret.) John F. Tefft and the title of the webinar was “The Way Ahead after Biden-Putin Summit”. 

The seventh webinar was on the 25th of May with Coreen Farris, Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND and Adelaide Kahn, Director of Programs and Policy, Protect Our Defenders. The title for webinar was: “Sexual assault in the US Military: Momentum builds for a stronger policy and military justice response”.

The sixth webinar was on the 26th of April with Ambassador (ret.) Daniel Fried, the title for his presentation was: “Russia, Sanctions and the Transatlantic Relationship”.

The fifth webinar was on the 29th of March with General Philip Breedlove, the title was “Transatlantic defense and security challenges”. 

The fourth webinar was on the 25th of January with Christopher Painter who spoke with the title: Transatlantic relations and the Question of Cybersecurity”.

The third webinar was on the 24th of November with Steven Pifer from Stanford University, the title for the webinar is “Unfinished business: Next steps on US-Russia arms control”

The second webinar was on the 5th of October with Yurij Rudensky, Brennan Center for Justice. The title for the webinar was “The struggle to ensure every eligible American can vote: a view from the front lines”.

The first webinar was on the 3rd of September with Kathleen Doherty, Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and James Carafano, Heritage foundation. The title for that webinar was “Future of American foreign and security policy”.

The webinars in this series is available at the FIIA youtube channel.

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Helwig, Niklas (2020). Die EU und die USA. In Werner Weidenfeld, Wolfgang Wessels ed(s): Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2020. Baden Baden: Nomos. 385 - 390.