Wess Mitchell Archives

February 3, 2021

Key Republican Lessons for Biden’s Global Agenda

Foreign Policy | Five former officials from the Trump and George W. Bush administrations share their foreign-policy advice for the new team.....

February 1, 2021

NATO Must Adapt for a Dangerous New Era

Internationale Politik Quarterly | The North Atlantic Alliance has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make much-needed changes and reinvent itself as the central strategic platform for transatlantic cooperation...

January 26, 2021

Reforming NATO: The Report of the Reflection Group

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V. | In March 2020, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg appointed a group of experts to support his work on a forward-looking “reflection process” to further strengthen the political dimension of the alliance. ...

January 13, 2021

Is NATO Prepared for the Future? Reflections on NATO 2030: United for a New Era

Wilson Center | Former German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell in conversation with Dan Hamilton about their independent Reflection Group report "NATO 2030: United for a New Era."...

December 28, 2020

Pushback on Xi’s Vision for China Spreads Beyond U.S.

Wall Street Journal | In March 2019, Xi Jinping flew to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the then-president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker...

December 18, 2020

Live: The NATO 2030 Report, with Wess Mitchell

CNAS | Wess Mitchell joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on a special, live episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss the “NATO 2030” report’s findings on the future of the NATO Alliance...

December 16, 2020

Reflections on NATO: United for a New Era

CEPA | At a moment in which NATO is more indispensable than ever to protect Allies’ security and democratic way of life, the NATO Reflection Group’s report "NATO 2030: United for a New Era" presents a roadmap for how the Alliance can adapt together to address the evolving strategic environment over the next decade...

December 10, 2020

Under what conditions will we open to Russia

Limes Online | The first is certainly linked to its military equipment. Russia is the first nuclear power in the world , it has a modern atomic arsenal of about 6,000 warheads, therefore capable of destroying the planet several times.....

December 9, 2020

Biden to face wary allies after four years of Trump’s ‘America First’ rhetoric

Washington Post | Minor rifts between the United States and its closest allies widened into a gulf over the past four years, as President Trump left multinational agreements and undercut organizations the United States had helped found, including the United Nations and NATO....

December 2, 2020

Interview with the former US Deputy Secretary of State

la Repubblica | from our correspondent Alberto D'Argenio BRUSSELS - NATO is alive and well, but it has to adapt to new challenges.....