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Audio - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook on Office Hours Podcast

| Aug. 01, 2018

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook (@Cluverc), Executive Director of the Belfer Center’s Future of Diplomacy Project and the newly created Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, speaks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about the future of the U.S.-Europe relationship, how language can influence policy, and the benefits of dual citizenship.

UN Headquarters in NYC

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Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Policy

Why I Didn't Sign Up to Defend the International Order

| Aug. 01, 2018

Stephen Walt explains his decision to not sign an ad, signed by a group of prominent scholars, directed at U.S. President Donald Trump's disregard for the various institutions that have been prominent in world politics for the past 6-plus decades. The ad was published in the New York Times in late July 2018.

 

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation and President Sauli Niinistö and Jenni Haukio of Finland.

The White House/Shealah Craighead

Analysis & Opinions - Vanity Fair

“Appalling,” “a Mess,” “Nothing Short of Cowardly”: Washington Insiders Reel as Trump Caves to Putin in Helsinki

| July 16, 2018
Current and former U.S. officials were stunned. It was a “dereliction of duty,” says a former NATO ambassador. “It may well be the most damaging trip by an American president in memory.”

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Analysis & Opinions - Handelsblatt

Trump und Putin wollen Europa spalten – die EU muss tatenlos zusehen

| July 16, 2018

US-Präsident Donald Trump hat in den vergangenen Tagen keine Gelegenheit ausgelassen, Europa und speziell Deutschland zu attackieren. Ob Rüstungsausgaben oder Handelspolitik, die Verbündeten von einst sind aus Sicht Trumps wahlweise Abzocker oder Ausbeuter.

President Donald J. Trump holds a press conference at the NATO 2018 Summit | July 11, 2018 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

The White House

Analysis & Opinions - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Trump's NATO spray playing to supporters at home

| July 13, 2018

Former US ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns speaks with AM's Kim Landers. He describes the Brussels NATO summit as "messy" and "divisive" due to President Trump's adversarial stance, which he says was an attempt to signal to his supporters at home that he was standing up to Europe. He describes Mr Trump's threats of leaving the treaty as "preposterous."

President Donald Trump arrives at the NATO Summit in Brussels.

NATO

Analysis & Opinions - WNYC

President Trump Launches Diplomatic Warfare with America’s Closest Allies

| July 13, 2018

President Trump is in Europe this week, having first been in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday, then heading to the UK for Thursday meetings and a visit with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, before meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday July 16.

Ambassador (ret.) Nicholas Burns discusses the NATO summit on PBS Newshour.

PBS NewsHour

Analysis & Opinions - PBS NEWSHOUR

How Trump’s turbulent Europe trip affects his Putin meeting

| July 13, 2018

What does President Trump's visit to the United Kingdom mean for the transatlantic relationship and his meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin? Former ambassador to NATO Nick Burns tells John Yang that if the president is going to retain political support, the respect of our allies, and even the respect of Putin, Trump will have to be tougher on the Russian leader.