Ambassador Charles Fries, Deputy Secretary-General for Common Security and Defense Policy and Crisis Response, European External Action Service
Jānis Kažociņš, National Security Advisor to the President of the Republic of Latvia, Secretary of the National Security Council of the Republic of Latvia
Dr. Amanda Sloat, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, White House National Security Council
Vivian Salama, National Security Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Russia’s war in Ukraine has prompted a rethink in capitals across Europe. As Putin wages his war against the Ukrainian people, strategists across the Atlantic are reevaluating strategies to secure a rules-based liberal world.
What are the likely key elements of a new security environment in Europe in the wake of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine? How can the EU and NATO cooperate more effectively to respond to the new security environment in Europe? How can each actor play to its strengths while ensuring coordination and mutual reinforcement? How has the EU-US-NATO cooperation maximized the response to Russia’s war in Ukraine? What should the key priorities be for EU-NATO cooperation going forward?