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The Europe Desk is a production of the BMW Center for German and European Studies and is copyright of Georgetown University. 

Dec 29, 2019

This episode originally aired on October 29, 2019. 

Andrew Imbrie, CGES alum and speechwriter to former Secretary of State John Kerry, discusses his work as a speechwriter, speechwriting tips, as well as the work of Georgetown's new Center for Security and Emerging Technology. 

Andrew referenced the influential book The...

Dec 22, 2019

Mathew Burrows, director of the Foresight, Strategy and Risks Initiative at the Atlantic Council, talks to us about trends to watch out for in 2020 and beyond. We discussed China, populism, climate change, and the liberal international order. 

Atlantic Council research associate Julian Mueller-Kaler, a BMW Center...

Dec 19, 2019

BMW Center and Government Department professors Jeff Anderson and Abe Newman discuss last week's UK elections, the state of Brexit, and the recent NATO summit.

The Europe Desk is a podcast from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. It brings together leading experts...

Dec 10, 2019

Ali Vaez, director of the Iran Project at the International Crisis Group, and adjunct professor in the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, discusses the crisis in relations between the west and Iran. He talked specifically about Europe's diplomatic efforts on this issue, and...

Nov 26, 2019

Aurora Morcillo, historian and former director of the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies program at Florida International University, discusses the November 10th general elections in Spain, and the results' implications for the future of the country's political landscape.

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