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Cataclysmic Purge in the Middle East: The Price of Inaction

All eyes were on Gaza when the recently self-proclaimed “Caliph” at the helm of the “Islamic State” of Iraq and Syria gave Christians in Mosul, Iraq, 48 hours to evacuate their homes and leave behind all their possessions.

Aligning for the Future: How an Expanded Transatlantic Alliance Fosters Peace and Prosperity

Aligning for the Future: How an Expanded Transatlantic Alliance Fosters Peace and Prosperity

29 July 2014

Elvir Klempic, a Fellow at the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, urges NATO to admit aspiring nations that promote and protect peace, human rights, and the rule of law.

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Progress on Gay Rights Points to Strengths of the Transatlantic Relationship

Progress on Gay Rights Points to Strengths of the Transatlantic Relationship

29 July 2014

Mark Houser, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship City Coordinator for Pittsburgh and a University Editor at Robert Morris University, asserts that public acceptance of gay rights stems from the liberal exchange of viewpoints, which is a hallmark of the transatlantic relationship.

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The Tragedy of Flight MH17 and the Need for a Sound Transatlantic Energy Strategy

The Tragedy of Flight MH17 and the Need for a Sound Transatlantic Energy Strategy

28 July 2014

Sebastian Schwark, a 2005-2006 ASPA Congressional Fellow and a Vice President at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, asserts that the EU needs to embrace renewable energy to lessen its dependence on Russian gas and achieve greater energy security.

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Let’s Steel Ourselves for the Economics of the “Second Machine Age”

Let’s Steel Ourselves for the Economics of the “Second Machine Age”

28 July 2014

Trey Childress, a 2013 Marshall Memorial Fellow and a Partner at Perdue Partners, LLC, argues that the interconnected nature of the global economy hinders the desire of the transatlantic alliance to impose sanctions and protect democratic values.

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NATO Membership Means Transatlantic Citizenship

NATO Membership Means Transatlantic Citizenship

25 July 2014

Devorah West, an Insight Development Research Associate at Sustainable Brands, argues that recent events highlight the need for a strong NATO that can address threats to the transatlantic alliance.

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The Gaza War: Why A Ceasefire Alone Is Not A Solution

25 July 2014

With the indescribable destruction in Gaza, an increasing number of civilian victims, Israel under constant rocket attack, and competing efforts by Israel and Hamas to direct the narrative of this conflict, there’s a need for all moderate voices to speak up.

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Draft Suspended until Further Notice

Draft Suspended until Further Notice

25 July 2014

Geert Gladdines, a member of GMF’s Young Transatlantic Network, contends that NATO and transatlantic security cooperation have provided peace and prosperity, while diminishing the threat of war.

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NATO and Transatlantic Cooperation: Beyond Defense

NATO and Transatlantic Cooperation: Beyond Defense

24 July 2014

Aleksej Demjanski, a B.A. Candidate at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, asserts that NATO membership represents more than admission into a military alliance; it signifies a commitment to democratic values and economic prosperity.

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It is Time for Ukraine to Join NATO

It is Time for Ukraine to Join NATO

21 July 2014

Allen Wan, Deputy Shanghai Bureau Chief at Bloomberg News and a 2002 Marshall Memorial Fellow, argues that NATO's mission remains essential today as a bulwark against Russian expansionism.

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NATO Must Raise Profile of its Model Summits

NATO Must Raise Profile of its Model Summits

21 July 2014

Håvard Sandvik, a Program Officer at the European Liberal Forum (ELF) and a 2014 participant of GMF's Young Professionals Summit, advocates for the spread of simulated conferences that increase awareness of the importance of NATO to the transatlantic relationship.

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