Populist, anti-EU political parties continue to gain traction across Europe, Russian aggression persists in Ukraine, proxy wars rage in the Middle East, and the United States is rethinking the contours of transatlantic cooperation.
How will these political shifts impact Europe’s role in the world? What will the future of European unity look like?
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Join YPFP as we bring together three NextGen Europe experts to reflect on populism and foreign policy.
When: July 13, 2017
Where: Ford Motor Company
Alina Polyakova is Director of Research for Europe and Eurasia at the Atlantic Council. She is the author of The Dark Side of European Integration (2015), a monograph that examines the rise of far-right populism in Europe. Full bio here.
Giovanni Faleg is an Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies. He is the author of The EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Learning Communities in International Organizations (2016). Full bio here.
Phil Bednarczyk is Staff Director on the Europe and Eurasia Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Phil is moderating the discussion.
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