U.S. - Transatlantic Dialogue

Donald Trump's Twitter account: a brief content analysis

Juan Antonio Sánchez-Giménez and Evgueni Tchubykalo. ARI 20/2018 - 15/2/2018.

Donald Trump has become the first US President to actively use his personal Twitter channel regardless of any US public diplomacy strategy, with a direct impact on the public policies defined by the US government and the White House.


Document of interest: US Department of Defense - Nuclear Posture Review, February 2018

. MI - 7/2/2018.

The US has published its new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) with which it seeks to strengthen its strategy of nuclear deterrence.

EEUU ha publicado su nueva Revisión de la Postura Nuclear (NPR) con la que busca reforzar su estrategia de disuasión nuclear.


A year of Trump and trade policy

Federico Steinberg. Expert Comment 9/2018 (English version) - 1/2/2018.

The first year of Trump has been less damaging to the multilateral trade system than was originally feared, but has also allowed us to see that the US Administration maintains a clear interest in isolating itself increasingly from the rest of the world.


Trump’s foreign policy: the revolution that has not happened – yet

Ulrich Speck. Expert Comment 39/2017 - 19/9/2017.

After eight months with Trump in office, US foreign policy is characterised not by disruption but by continuity. The Trump revolution in foreign policy has not happened.


Transforming the United Nations: countering the US budget-cut threats

Jessica Almqvist. ARI 71/2017 - 18/9/2017.

The US threat of budget cuts or other means of reducing the importance of the United Nations highlights the need for a more independent and balanced organisation through the reinvigorated role of other powers, such as the EU.


The Paris Agreement after Trump and the future of climate action

Lara Lázaro. Expert Comment 29/2017 - 6/6/2017.

The message from world leaders is clear: there is no intention of abandoning an agreement that has taken over five years to negotiate. The world will move forwards towards a low-carbon future despite Trump’s efforts to hold it back.


The card table turned upside down: the first 6.8% of the Donald Trump Presidency

Paul Isbell. ARI 36/2017 - 27/4/207.

The first 100 days of the Trump Presidency have come to an end.


Germany and Trump-America: back on track?

Ulrich Speck. Expert Comment 16/2017 - 11/4/2017.

The widely anticipated clash between Germany and the Trump Administration has not happened. Instead, Berlin and Washington DC seem to be on the way to pragmatic cooperation, even when there is still significant disagreement.


Trump’s supply-side energy policy and the low-carbon transition

Paul Isbell. ARI 13/2017 - 17/2/2017.

Trump’s ‘supply-side’ energy policy proposals imply only minor impact on the trajectory of renewable energy and the low carbon transition; however, his trade and foreign policies could significantly magnify such impact.


Will Trump cut a deal with Putin?

Ulrich Speck. Expert Comment 51/2016 - 22/12/2016.

A deal between Putin and Trump would not change the underlying reality. It is not Western influence which undermines the Kremlin’s influence in the former Soviet space but its failure to deliver the kind of governance people want.