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

The Dilemma over the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The controversial and costly Nord Stream 2 pipeline is intended to carry natural gas from Russia to Germany. As it nears completion, European countries and the U.S. continue to disagree over the advantages and disadvantages – and possible security threats – of the pipeline.

We asked some of our transatlantic, Russia, and energy-focused experts to share their thoughts on the implications of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline for Europe's security and energy supply, transatlantic relations, and policy toward Russia, as well as what actions the U.S. and European countries should take at this point.  

MEP's vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the final legislative step in the Brexit proceedings, during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.

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

Impacts of Brexit on the UK, EU, and the World

Experts from the Belfer Center’s Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship and Future of Diplomacy Project shared their thoughts on the significance of the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Photo of migrants skipping over varrier between Servia and Croatia, 2015.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

Still on the Move: The World’s Migration and Refugee Challenge in 2019

| Nov. 13, 2019

The migration and refugee crisis is getting worse. Though the sudden influx of migrants into Europe in 2015/2016 did not repeat itself today’s overall figures speak for themselves: 26 million refugees worldwide, 800 thousand apprehensions at the US-Mexican border, 184 thousand asylum applications in Germany in 2018, 120 thousand in France and 581 thousand in the European Union.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

74th Session of the UN General Assembly - In a Changing World Order?

| Sep. 18, 2019

As every year the General Assembly will have to address the multitude of problems in the world from the war in Yemen and the conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa, the turmoil in Venezuela to the challenges of development. But this year it must in addition focus on trends that threaten the very basis of world order.

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Analysis & Opinions - METRO U.N.

The Future of NATO

| July 24, 2019

Whether NATO has a future amidst the challenges of the present era depends on several factors. First and foremost, NATO must survive the Trump Administration, whatever its duration.