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The Opening to Cuba: New Atlantic Partnerships?

As Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama announced moves to normalize relations between the two countries, the last — and the United States’ closest — Cold War standoff finally came to an end.

Why the Developing World Has a Problem with TTIP

18 December 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — the landmark economic agreement being negotiated by the United States and European Union — is ushering in an era of new trade deals and drawing unprecedented international attention.

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Why Encouraging Service and Philanthropy is Important in Europe

18 December 2014

Delora Sanchez, a Fall 2014 American Marshall Memorial Fellow, argues that a cultural shift towards volunteerism and charitable giving must occur in Europe in order to accommodate the growing needs of European nations.

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Eastern Mediterranean Gas Won’t Solve Europe’s Energy Dilemmas

16 December 2014

The energy ministers of Israel, Cyprus, and Greece are talking up possible natural gas exports from their countries as a way of diversifying Europe’s energy supplies away from Russia.

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Public Private Cooperation for City Development

16 December 2014

Gerard Segu, a Fall 2014 European Marshall Memorial Fellow, critiques the differences in public private cooperation models in European and American societies.

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Are we still waiting for The Cowboy? Striking the right balance between the individual and the collective

16 December 2014

Oana Toiu, a Marshall Memorial Fellow, discusses the American glorification of power and freedom of the individual and points out the need for increased collective action within the transatlantic partnership.

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Politics and Rock & Roll: The Power of Grassroots Activism

11 December 2014

Gabriela Keseberg Davalos, a Fall 2014 European Marshall Memorial Fellow, reflects on her impressions of the midterm elections in Durango, Colorado.

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Textures of Portugal: A Visual Exploration

11 December 2014

Cristopher Scorzelli, a Marshall Memorial Fellow, reflects on his vivid impressions of Portugal and projects a bright prospect for the Portuguese future.

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How War Can Come to Europe

10 December 2014

Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for the continuing insurgency in Eastern Ukraine mean that peace in Europe can no longer be taken for granted.

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Workforce of the Future

01 December 2014

Anka Wittenberg, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at SAP, discusses the impact of communication technology on the global workforce.

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The U.S. Civil Rights Movement: Our Next International Platform

01 December 2014

Colette Jones, a Fall 2014 American Marshall Memorial Fellow, argues that while the U.S. has been an international standard bearer for civil rights since the 1960s, in the wake of events in Kansas City, MO, Americans can now learn from European best practices.

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