The Macron Doctrine and the Geopolitical Future of the EU

26 November 2020
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In the aftermath of the US presidential election, during Germany's EU Council Presidency, and a few months ahead of the German elections, France’s president Emanuel Macron clarified his foreign policy outlook and his views on European integration and sovereignty.

His interview with the platform Le Grand Continent which was released simultaneously in five European languages stirred a vivid debate.

Gilles Gressani, Founder of Le Grand Continent, Paris shared some background on the interview.

Dr. Daniela Schwarzer then discussed policy implications and options for Europe and the US with

Charlie Kupchan, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR); Professor of international affairs in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Government at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Robin Niblett, Director and Chief Executive of Chatham House, London

Radosław Sikorski MEP, Group of the European People's Party, Former Polish Foreign Minister, Former Polish Minister of Defence, Warsaw

Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI); Special Advisor to EU High Representative and Vice President of the Commission Josep Borrell, Rome

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