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About this Event

24 Sep 2012 @ 12:45


Please note that this event is now cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The event will take place at a later date.

About the Speech:

Both the United States and Europe have been facing grave economic and foreign policy challenges in the last few years, including the financial crisis, the increasing diffusion of power, the revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa, Iran’s nuclear programme, NATO’s operations and transition phase in Afghanistan, and Syria. The next four years will be particularly decisive for U.S. foreign policy and transatlantic cooperation, and the new U.S. President will face difficult choices both at home and abroad. Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer will discuss U.S. foreign policy orientations at a time of uncertainty and constraint, and how these might impact America’s relations with Europe. Based on the findings of the annual Transatlantic Trends survey by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, she will also explore American and European attitudes on a range of international issues that require a coordinated transatlantic response.

About the Speaker:

Prior to joining the German Marshall Fund of the United States as the Director of the Paris Office, Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer served as Advisor for U.S. foreign policy and transatlantic relations at the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Since 2010, she has also been an Advisor to U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander - Europe, Admiral James Stavridis. She is an Associate Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Euro-American Campus in Reims, teaching international and transatlantic relations. Dr. de Hoop Scheffer is co-editor-in-chief of the Paris based journal Politique Américaine.

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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