Center for a New American Security | CNAS
Small bites on Transatlantic Security, NATO, the EU, Russia, and all things Europe. Hosted by Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend at the Center for a New American Security.
Autocratization in Central Europe with Dan Kelemen and Freedom House’s Zselyke Csaky
Friday 23 July 2021
: What does the deepening crisis of autocratization in Hungary and elsewhere in Central Europe mean for the future of the European Union? Dan...
Merkel’s Upcoming Visit and the Future of U.S.-German Relations with Cathryn Clüver and Jeff Rathke
Friday 09 July 2021
: What is the significance of Angela Merkel’s upcoming White House for the future of U.S.-German relations? Cathryn Clüver and Jeff Rathke...
President Biden’s Trip to Europe, with Jeremy Shapiro and Amy Mackinnon
Friday 02 July 2021
: What concrete outcomes were achieved during President Joe Biden’s recent trip to Europe? Jeremy Shapiro and Amy Mackinnon join Andrea...
Political Opposition in Russia & U.S.–Russian Relations, with Leonid Volkov
Friday 25 June 2021
: What is the future of political opposition in Russia? Leonid Volkov joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the June 16...
Transatlantic Summits and U.S.–Russia Relations, with Adm. James G. Stavridis (Ret.)
Friday 11 June 2021
: What are the implications for the transatlantic community of discussions held at the transatlantic June summits? Adm. James G. Stavridis...
CNAS 2021 National Security Conference | Live Podcast: CNAS Brussels Sprouts
Wednesday 09 June 2021
: As part of Day 2 of the CNAS 2021 National Security Conference on June 9, 2021, the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program hosted a live,...
The Greens and the Future of German Defense Policy, with Claudia Major and Christian Mölling
Friday 28 May 2021
: What is role of defense and security in the upcoming German election? Christian Mölling and Claudia Major join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and...
Russia and NATO in Eastern Europe, with GEN (Ret.) Curtis Scaparrotti and LTG (Ret.) Ben Hodges
Friday 21 May 2021
: What are Russia’s goals are in their military posture in and around Ukraine, and how might the U.S. and NATO respond? General (Ret.)...
Nord Stream 2 and the Biden Administration, with Daniel Fried and Steven Pifer
Friday 14 May 2021
: How can the transatlantic alliance manage the political and security challenges presented by the Nord Stream 2 pipeline? Daniel Fried and...
U.S. and Allied Withdrawal from Afghanistan, with Federica Mogherini and Lisa Curtis
Friday 30 April 2021
: What does President Biden’s decision to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan mean for American allies? Federica Mogherini and Lisa Curtis...
Nordic Defense Policy and Arctic Security, with Janne Kuusela and Svein Efjestad
Friday 23 April 2021
: Svein Efjestad and Janne Kuusela join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss Nordic defense policy, Arctic security, and...
NATO, China, and Russia: A Balancing Act? with Sara Bjerg Moller and Ian Brzezinski
Friday 16 April 2021
: Sara Bjerg Moller and Ian Brzezinski join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the future of NATO and its ability to balance...
Russia's Military Buildup on the Ukrainian Border, with Maxim Samorukov and Michael Kofman
Tuesday 06 April 2021
: What is motivating Russia's recent military buildup on the Ukrainian border? On April 6, 2021, Maxim Samorukov and Michael Kofman joined...
Technology Policy in the Transatlantic Alliance, with Frances Burwell and Tyson Barker
Friday 02 April 2021
: Frances Burwell and Tyson Barker join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Carisa Nietsche to discuss transatlantic technology policy, the EU’s...
Russian Foreign Policy, with Amb. Gaston Stronck, Amb. Mikko Hautala, and Amb. Jean-Arthur Régibeau
Friday 26 March 2021
: Ambassadors Gaston Stronck, Mikko Hautala, and Jean-Arthur Régibeau join Andrea Kendall to discuss Russian foreign policy and the state of...
Europe–Russia Relations Today, with Kadri Liik and Dmitri Trenin
Friday 05 March 2021
: Kadri Liik and Dmitri Trenin join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the current state of Europe-Russia relations and how the...
Debating American Democracy Promotion, with Emma Ashford and Thomas Wright
Friday 26 February 2021
: Emma Ashford and Thomas Wright join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Carisa Nietsche to discuss the future of America's democracy promotion efforts...
German Foreign and Security Policy after Merkel, with Constanze Stelzenmüller and Sam Denney
Friday 19 February 2021
: Constanze Stelzenmüller and Sam Denney join Carisa Nietsche and Jim Townsend to discuss German foreign and security policy, upcoming German...
Vaccine Nationalism and the European Union, with Sarah Wheaton
Friday 12 February 2021
: Sarah Wheaton joins Carisa Nietsche and Jim Townsend to discuss vaccine nationalism in the EU, the ongoing vaccine rollout, and what both...
Pro-Navalny Protests and the Future of Putin’s Russia, with Joshua Yaffa
Friday 05 February 2021
: Joshua Yaffa joins Carisa Nietsche to discuss recent protests across Russia, Alexei Navalny, the future of Vladimir Putin’s regime, and...
The Future of Transatlantic Technology Policy, with Lindsay Gorman and Martijn Rasser
Friday 29 January 2021
: Lindsay Gorman and Martijn Rasser join Carisa Nietsche to discuss future priorities and approaches on technology policy within the...
Understanding the EU and China's Comprehensive Investment Agreement, with Noah Barkin
Friday 22 January 2021
: Noah Barkin joins Carisa Nietsche and Jim Townsend to discuss the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), the new investment agreement...
Engaging the Public on Foreign Policy, with Mayor Frank Scott and Alan Salazar
Wednesday 23 December 2020
: Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. and Alan Salazar join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how their communities in Arkansas and...
Live: The NATO 2030 Report, with Wess Mitchell
Friday 18 December 2020
: Wess Mitchell joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on a special, live episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss the “NATO 2030”...
Russia’s Influence in the Former Soviet Space, with Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski
Friday 11 December 2020
: Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on the latest episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss recent events...