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The West in 2020: A View from Europe’s Past

Event / November 9, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

U.S. and Scotland discuss their perspectives and hopes for the future, and reassess the possibilities for a new chapter in America’s international relations.

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Triangle of Tensions: Turkey, America, and Europe in the Middle East

National Security / October 5, 2017 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

Internal political strife has had a profound effect on the always-complicated diplomatic relationships between the United States, Europe and Turkey. At the same time strategic allies and occasional antagonists, each party has a stake in maintaining cooperation to tackle continued…

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Dark Cloud of Illegitimacy Hovers Over Turkey Vote

Alan Makovsky, Nicholas Danforth / Blog April 17, 2017

In the aftermath of yesterday’s referendum, Turkey is unlikely to experience the stability or return to normalcy that many yes voters hoped.

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The House GOP Alternative to the Federal Insurance Office

Justin Schardin / Blog October 5, 2016

The legislation would create a new office that would be both less powerful, and in some ways more independent, than the two entities it would succeed.

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America isn’t saving enough for retirement. Can that be fixed before it’s too late?

Economy / News June 27, 2016

The aging of baby boomers and the looming funding crisis for Social Security have spurred candidates, lawmakers, and experts to propose ways to boost retirement savings.

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Responding to Migration Flows: U.S. and Europe Consider Similar Strategies

Immigration / Blog April 8, 2016

A number of the policy options discussed by Europe’s leaders mirror steps taken by the United States to address the influx of migrants from Central America.

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Turkey-EU Agreement on Refugees: What’s the Deal?

Jessica Michek / Blog March 25, 2016

Recent terror attacks will only make Europe more desperate to find a quick fix, but attempts to outsource the refugee crisis to Turkey are not sustainable.

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Terror Attacks in Turkey: What You Need to Know

Jessica Michek / Blog March 23, 2016

The March 19 suicide bombing in Istanbul occurred only six days after another attack in Ankara—each perpetrated by a different group with a different motive.

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EU Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 11, 2016

Increased migration has fueled growing anxiety in Europe, with many countries closing their borders and imposing caps on the number of asylum applications.

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Proposed Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog December 8, 2015

While new efforts could significantly improve the existing screening process, there will be challenges in implementing these requirements.

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