Publications

Hindu Nationalism and the Foreign Policy of India’s Bharatiya Janata Party

By Sumit Ganguly
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On June 19, 2015, The Transatlantic Academy published a paper by Sumit Ganguly. This policy paper outlines the pathways through which religious nationalism entered the Indian political arena, discusses the concomitant decline of secularism in India, and traces the gradual emergence of a Hindu nationalist party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

An Economic Analysis of Religion and Religious Violence

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How can we explain the return of religion as a strong social phenomenon, often related to increasing social tensions? Once we understand the causes of intensified religious activities, what can be done to weaken the trend toward religious violence?

New Report: Foreign Policymakers Must Factor In Religion, Should Welcome Islamist Movements to Democratic Space

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WASHINGTON (April 28, 2015) – Religion has reemerged as a major factor on both sides of the Atlantic. Religiously motivated terrorist attacks in Europe have renewed debate on the relationship between Islam and the West.

The State of the Transatlantic World 2015


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I am pleased to introduce the second edition of The State of the Transatlantic World. As with last year’s edition, we have assembled essays from a number of current and former fellows of the Transatlantic Academy to offer their insights on significant developments in transatlantic relations over the past year and offer some glimpses on what to expect in the year to come.

The Guardians of Traditional Values: Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church in the Quest for Status

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On February 2, 2015 the Transatlantic Academy published "The Guardians of Traditional Values: Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church in the Quest for Status", as part of the Transatlantic Academy Paper Series.

D-10 Strategy Forum

By Ash Jain
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With rising uncertainty about the future of the post-World War II international order, what role is there for democratic, capable governments in promoting global stability and norms?

Whither Global Economic Cooperation?

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On July 11, 2014, Joachim Herz Fellow, Bartlomiej Nowak, published "Whither Global Economic Cooperation?" as part of the Transatlantic Academy Paper Series.

(Re)Emerging Aid Donors in the Reshaping World Order

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On July 11, 2014, Transatlantic Academy Fellow Patrick Quirk published "(Re)Emerging Aid Donors in the Reshaping World Order," as part of the Transatlantic Academy Paper Series.

Liberal Attitudes and Middle East Realities

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On June 26, 2014, Aurea Foundation Fellow Michael Bell, published "Liberal Attitudes and Middle East Realities" as part of the Transatlantic Academy paper series.

The Geopolitical Implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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On June 11, 2014, TA Senior Fellow Charles Kupchan published a policy brief on the geopolitical implications of TTIP. In particular, TTIP, by creating jobs and stimulating growth, would help revitalize the Western democracies and advance the prospects for the West’s reclamation of political and strategic purpose. TTIP could, however, potentially have significant geopolitical downsides.