Publications

Exploring Transatlantic Responses to Far-right Populism in Europe

Simulation Exercise

With the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the US and the Americas and the Europe programmes at Chatham House worked together on a project examining the currents buffeting politics on both sides of the Atlantic and consider appropriate responses. Under the banner of ‘the backlash against globalization’, the ambition of the project is to explore the challenges to open societies and open economies from different parts of the political spectrum in a comparative transatlantic context. In November 2017 the two programmes held the first activity as part of this initiative. more…

August 23, 2018

Ireland and Brexit

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee visits the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Helen McEntee Minister of State for European Affairs for Ireland visited Berlin and spoke to representatives form the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung regarding Brexit and KAS involvement in Ireland. more…

Jakov Devcic | Event Reports | July 25, 2018

Global (In-)Security

The “golden age of security”, as the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig characterised the time before the First World War, ended just over 100 years ago. After the atrocities of two world wars and the end of the so-called Cold War, many hoped that the cessation of the East-West conflict would herald the beginning of a new era of security – but those remaining hopes were shattered no later than the terrorist attacks of 9/11. more…

July 19, 2018

Plugging in the British: EU defence policy

Both the EU and the UK have an interest in agreeing a post-Brexit defence relationship as soon as possible, to prevent Britain falling out of European defence co-operation. But this does not mean that doing so will be easy. The EU is keen to protect its decision-making autonomy on defence operations and missions. It is developing new defence initiatives and has yet to determine the conditions for third party involvement. And defence-industrial co-operation post-Brexit will depend in part on the broader trade and economic relationship between Britain and the EU. more…

April 26, 2018

Plugging in the British: EU foreign policy

The main focus of negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has so far been on trade. But foreign and defence policy and law enforcement co-operation are also important. Plugging the UK into EU co-operation in these areas may not be straightforward. In particular, the EU and the UK both want to preserve their decision-making autonomy after Brexit. more…

March 6, 2018