On August 14, 2016, Slate published a long "cover story" essay by Transatlantic Academy Fellow Yascha Mounk, entitled "The Week Democracy Died." Mounk's piece examines the rise of illiberal democracy and its existential challenge to the liberal democracy many in Europe and North America have taken for granted.
On July 31, 2016, Defense News broadcast an interview with Transatlantic Academy Executive Director Stephen Szabo on NATO and the U.S. presidential election as well as the alliance's shifting priorities.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy announced its 2016-17 fellows who will examine and explore “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century” in its ninth fellowship year of rigorous and collaborative academic research.
On June 15, 2016, Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe blog at Carnegie Europe featured responses to the question "Has the West Forgotten Ukraine?" including by Senior Fellow Ulrich Speck, Executive Director Stephen Szabo, and Bosch Fellow James Sherr.
On June 1, 2016, Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe blog at Carnegie Europe featured responses to the question "Is Europe Wobbling Over Sanctions on Russia?" including by Senior Fellow Ulrich Speck, Executive Director Stephen Szabo, and Nonresident Fellow Stefan Meister.
On April 11, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy and the Foreign Policy Research Institute collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House, the Penn-Temple European Studies Colloquium, and the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center in a day-long conference hosted as part of the Penn Slavic Department’s annual Slavic Symposium entitled “Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin