IS TRANSATLANTICISM DEAD?

How should Europe respond to a US that might be pivoting away or might not see Europe as useful anymore? There’s a number of camps, one might say. The relationship between US and Europe has faced many stresses and strains over the years, especially in present times as European leaders debate over the transatlantic partnership. […]

CLOSE FRIEND IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD: ON JAPAN-US RELATIONS

We need to consider what’s important here. We need to worry … a lot more about protecting our allies Japan and the Republic of Korea. WAR ROOM welcomes Wallace “Chip” Gregson (Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps Retired), former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs and former Commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces […]

GOOD (BORDER) FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? ON THE U.S. AND LATIN AMERICA

The direction that Latin America takes is going to be, of course, up to the people of the region, but the region could look quite differently a year from now. WAR ROOM welcomes special guest Eric Farnsworth, Vice President of the Washington Office from the Council of the Americas, to discuss Latin American relationships with […]

ERIN GO BRUSSELS: TREATY OF BRUSSELS AT 70

Five allied powers … set out a bold program of cooperation in areas ranging from cultural and economic cooperation to mutual security. … Most of these ambitions have come to fruition. On March 17th, 2018, millions will celebrate the Feast of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. However, another significant historical event will pass […]

“UNITED IN DIVERSITY”: THE EUROPEAN UNION LOOKS FORWARD

At the NATO-Warsaw summit [this past year], there was a joint declaration, and I would say a historic [one] between NATO and the EU to decide to work together. WAR ROOM welcomes special guest Ludwig Blaurock, Counsellor for Political and Military Affairs, Security and Development Section from Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the […]

PRESERVING MILITARY HISTORY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

Military history has been seen [in India] by the political and academic establishment as a forgettable legacy of our colonial past. WAR ROOM welcomes special guest Air Vice Marshal (Dr.) Arjun Subramaniam, who retired from the Indian Air Force after 36 years of service, to provides his perspectives on relationships between India and the U.S., […]