Join the Debate! We Are Seeking Your Analysis on TTIP
Atlantic Community is hosting three theme weeks in order to promote debate on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The first is already underway, but we are still accepting submissions for the second and third. We invite you to help us create discussion by submitting articles about the potential large-scale economic affects of TTIP or about the effects on individuals. View
TTIP Criticisms: Based on Myths or Reality?
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) 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. With the seventh round of negotiations starting today, Atlantic Community brings both sides together to host a critical debate on the merits of their respective claims. View
The Myth that NATO Committed to Having No Permanent Troops in Eastern Europe
It is widely believed that NATO cannot station forces permanently in Eastern Europe without violating a pledge it gave to Russia in 1997, in the NATO-Russia Founding Act. The belief is accepted even in articles that favor stationing troops in Eastern Europe. Yet, as we shall see, a simple cursory examination of the 1997 document reveals that it is not the case. 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
Op-eds from the German Delegation to the Y20 Summit
This week, we will publish four op-eds written by members of the German Delegation to the Y20 summit, the official G20 youth event. The summit is organized by a collective of twenty national youth organizations, and focused on three key themes: growth and jobs creation, global citizenship and sustainable development. View
TTIP: Exaggerated Benefits and Shaky Estimations
It's About Investments, Not Just Trade
TTIP: Reward Worth the Risk?
Regulatory Cooperation will Provide a Geopolitical Advantage
TTIP and the Economy, are the Projected Gains Realistic?
Finding a Better Starting Point for the ISDS Debate
Creating Trust through Transparency
Event Report: TTIP on the Defensive
Why Germany Shouldn't Go it Alone on Missile Defense
Assessing the Islamic State WMD threat