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Director, Program on Transatlantic Relations
Phone: 202 778-4970
Email Dr. Frances G. Burwell
FRANCES G. BURWELL is Vice President, Director of Transatlantic Relations and Studies at the Atlantic Council of the United States. Her areas of expertise include U.S.-EU relations and the development of the European Union’s foreign and defense policies, as well as NATO and a range of transatlantic economic and political issues. She is the author of The Indispensable Partnership: Launching a New NATO-EU Relationship in Riga and the co-author of Law and the Lone Superpower: Rebuilding a Transatlantic Consensus on International Law, and Transatlantic Transformation: Building a New NATO-EU Security Architecture. She has also served as rapporteur for several Atlantic Council policy papers, including Transatlantic Leadership for a New Global Economy, Changing Terms of Trade: Managing the Transatlantic Economy, The Post-9/11 Partnership: Transatlantic Cooperation against Terrorism, and The New Partnership: Building Russia-West Cooperation on Strategic Challenges. Her articles have also appeared in such publications as Eurofuture and the Wall Street Journal (Europe), and she has appeared on CNN International and al-Jazeera. She is the co-editor of The United States and Europe in the Global Arena. Prior to joining the Council, Dr. Burwell was executive director of the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland, and also served as founding executive director of Women In International Security. She holds a Ph.D. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, an M.Phil. from Oxford University, and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.
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Edited by Dr. Frances G. Burwell.
Since World War II, the relationship between Turkey and the United States has been characterized by periods of remarkable cooperation, even when significant disagreements existed.