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.
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
NATO Does Not Want Ukraine to Apply for Membership
Ira Straus writes: Now that Ukraine has voted to drop its non-aligned status, we are hearing an official story from Russia that "NATO has pushed Ukraine to do this." Until recently every poll indicated that a plurality of Ukrainians was opposed to joining NATO -- the only qualification that Ukraine was lacking. NATO, however, still does not want Ukraine to apply. View
What is Security Worth to us Today?
The Atlantic Initiative held a public event in Berlin in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation to discuss Germany's defense budget and security alliances. Panelists debated Germany's responsibilities in regional and global security along with Germany's defense attitude regarding the situation in Libya and whether development assistance is a better use of Germany's funds than increased defense spending. View
TTIP Criticisms: Based on Myths or Reality?
TTIP Forum: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the most ambitious project of transatlantic cooperation today. While proponents highlight the benefits, certain features are increasingly under public scrutiny, threatening the finalization of the deal. Atlantic Community brings both sides together to host a critical debate on the merits of their respective claims. View
The Patriot: The German Military's Best Option
Divide and Conquer: European IT Regulation is Antiquated
Towards a European Energy Union
Putin' the NATO-Russia Founding Act to Rest
TTIP: How to Minimize Risks For Third Countries
Are China and the US Doomed to Conflict?
The Lesser Evil in Syria
The EU's Peter Pan Syndrome
Policy on Comments and Social Media Discussions
Briefing with Peter Chase (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
- To What Extent Has the Transnational Managerial Class Hegemony Been Damaged and Neoliberalism Challenged as a Result of the 2007/08 Financial Crisis?
- Software Products and Regulation of Intellectual Property Rights under the Treaty Establishing the European Community
- Re-boost: Western Civilian Political Engagement in Eastern Europe