Tag: Julie Smith

Julie Smith writes in the Washington Monthly: “What the Next President Can Do to Save Our Alliances with Europe”

“The transatlantic relationship has suffered a series of near-fatal blows in recent years. President Trump has openly questioned America’s Article 5 commitment to defend any attacked NATO member, dubbed the European Union a ‘foe,’ and repeatedly disparaged some of America’s closest allies—for example, calling Germany ‘captive to Russia.’ The people …

Read More

Julie Smith quoted in The New York Times article, “Blocked in U.S., Huawei Touts ‘Shared Values’ to Compete in Europe”

“’The Chinese have started brazenly claiming that it is China, not the United States, that shares more values with Europe,’ said Julianne Smith of the German Marshall Fund in Washington. “’Chinese scholars and officials also frequently remind European audiences that unlike the United States, China believes in climate change and …

Read More

Julie Smith writes with Garima Mohan in The National Interest: “The Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Proof of Life”

“No single word better describes today’s international system than ‘competition.’ China and Russia are competing with the United States for power, influence, and access to markets across multiple continents. With its Belt and Road investments and targeted diplomacy, China is creating new partnerships across Asia, Africa, and Europe. Russia has …

Read More

Julie Smith quoted in The Washington Post article, “Public Servants Use Impeachment Hearings to Offer Lessons of History and Military Service in Rejoinder to Trump”

“‘What we’ve seen over the last couple of days is a whole assortment of personal and compelling reasons why people chose the career path of public service,’ said Julie Smith, a Europe expert who served as deputy national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden. ‘Outside of Washington, the image …

Read More

Julie Smith quoted in The Guardian article, “Washington’s Great Mystery: Trump’s Affinity for Putin and Populists Baffles Experts”

“‘Trump’s deference to Putin remains one of Washington’s greatest mysteries,’ said Julianne Smith, a former deputy national security adviser to former vice-president Joe Biden. ‘No one knows for sure whether it’s just Trump’s admiration for Putin’s authoritarian rule or it’s the fact that Trump owes Putin something.’ “’Either way, Trump’s …

Read More

Julie Smith on The Tea Leaves podcast

“In this episode of Tea Leaves, Kurt and Rich are joined by Julianne (“Julie”) Smith, an expert on transatlantic issues and adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). The three discuss Julie’s experiences in the national security field as a woman, the complexities of Europe’s …

Read More