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Atlantic Dialogues - Religion and Foreign Policy


From October 24 -26, 2014, the Transatlantic Academy participated in the Atlantic Dialogues, a conference of the German Marshall Fund and OCP Policy Center held in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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The Post-Western World: Is There a Future for the Liberal Order?


On October 2, 2014 The Transatlantic Academy participated in a workshop held at the the Blinken European Institute at Columbia University in New York City. The event featured a presentation by May-Britt Stumbaum, Free University of Berlin, and a panel discussion with Sir Michael Leigh, TA Senior Fellow, and Christina Lin and Kateryna Pishchikova, both former TA Fellows.

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Ukrainian President Addresses U.S. Congress


Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint meeting of Congress on September 18th, 2014. Transatlantic Academy Director Stephen Szabo provides a readout of President Poroshenko's message.

Transatlantic Academy Welcomes New Group of Fellows


WASHINGTON -- On Monday, September 15, The Transatlantic Academy welcomed the arrival of its seventh group of fellows, who will spend the next nine months studying "Religion and Foreign Policy." The fellows will be in residence at the headquarters of the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, DC, which is one of the Academy's founding partners.

Call for Fellowship Applications: 2015-2016 Russia and the West


The Transatlantic Academy is not longer accepting applications for the 2015-16 Fellowship year. The Academy is currently in the process of reviewing applications. Please contact Jessica Hirsch, Program Coordinator, at jhirsch@transatlanticacademy.org or 202-683-2644, with any questions.

Call for Fellowship Applications: 2015-2016 Russia and the West

Steve Szabo on C-Span


On Friday, June 6, 2014, Stephen Szabo appeared on C-Span to talk about President Obama’s four-day trip to Europe. Topics included U.S. foreign policy, efforts to engage Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the G-7 summit in Brussels, Belgium.

European business community concerned over new Russian sanctions


Leaders from the Group of Seven have agreed to quickly impose more sanctions against Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine. How will these measures affect Russia’s business partners in the West? Alison Stewart speaks with Stephen Szabo at the Transatlantic Academy about the significant economic ties between Europe and Russia

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Christina Lin Gives Venture Magazine Interview


On April 3, 2014 TA Fellow Christina Lin was featured in an interview with Jordan's Venture magazine. the full article can be viewed here.

Steve Szabo appears on Al Jazeera program EMPIRE


Transatlantic Academy Executive Director Steve Szabo appeared in the latest episode of Empire on Al Jazeera English entitled "Towards a post post-Cold War era". The entire segment can be viewed here. For more information on this, or other episodes, please visit the Al Jazeera website.

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German influence on Russia could be key in Ukraine dispute


After a week of occupation, Russia appears to be on the verge of annexing Crimea. While the West proposes sanctions on Russia, it seems Germany could be in a unique position to help resolve the dispute. Hari Sreenivasan of PBS Newshour, speaks with the Executive Director at the Transatlantic Academy, Steve Szabo, about the strong relationship and close economic ties between Germany and Russia.

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