Another Reset? The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Consequences
The recent nuclear agreement with Iran has consequences not only for the Middle East, but also for Central and Eastern Europe. While it offers a chance to break free from the Russian near monopoly on natural gas supplies for the region, it could also lead to US and Russia cooperation that sacrifices the interests of America's regional allies in other spheres. View
The Russian Social Contract: An Emblem of Illegitimacy
Regimes typically legitimize themselves either through provision of transparent institutions that protect civil liberties or through rising living standards. A closer look at the socio-economic indicators in Russia shows that Putin's regime fails on both of these fronts, and therefore the "Russian Social Contract" with which he came to power in 1999 should be discarded. View
New Atlantic Memo: How to Save TTIP
TTIP Forum: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has the potential to rejuvenate a historic alliance, but also faces strong opposition. In order to raise the level of debate and increase public support for TTIP, the US, the EU and its member states should increase transparency, reform or remove the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism and stress geostrategic benefits. View
TTIP: How to Minimize Risks For Third Countries
The implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership for the EU and the US have been widely discussed, but the effects of the deal on third party countries have received less attention. The risks it carries for those left out could be significant and contrary to global multilateral trade objectives. In light of these risks, TTIP should seek to be as open as possible. View
Memo: Creating Cloud Norms While Keeping Innovation Alive
Transatlantic Digital Dialogue: The surge in cloud computing to manage Big Data has also meant a greater need to revisit existing data protection regulation. How the EU approaches this subject will be critical for the coming years, and steps taken now can serve as guideposts for larger regulatory philosophy in the future. Read our Atlantic Memo 49 on the subject.
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Another Reset? The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Consequences for NATO
A New Narrative
TPA and Inherent Discrimination Drive US Regional Trade Agreements
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