Podcast: Interview Amy Wilson – U.S. Mission to the EU – on the Global Refugees Crisis (June 20, 2016)

On Monday 20 June it’s World Refugee Day. Amy Wilson, Humanitarian and Migration Officer at the U.S. Mission to the EU explains in a podcast why this year is different from other years. She also sets out what the U.S. is doing domestically, in Europe and the Middle East to help address the global refugee ...
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Podcast: Interview (3) with Jim Allen, Regional Director for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Europe & Africa

Jim Allen gives a broad overview of the Joint Investigative Teams (JIT) – a new US/EU program – and on examples of successfully completed bilateral drugs cases. This podcast is the second in a series of three on U.S.-EU cooperation on the fight against drugs. Read Transcript  (PDF 298 KB)
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Podcast: Interview (2) with Jim Allen, Regional Director for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Europe & Africa

Jim Allen explores how large the US and EU drug consumer markets really are. He also sets out the logic behind the international drugs market and drugs trafficking. This podcast is the second in a series of three on U.S.-EU cooperation on the fight against drugs. Read Transcript  (PDF 84,1 KB)
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Interview (1) with Jim Allen, Regional Director Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Europe & Africa

In this podcast Jim Allen explains what the United States and European Union are doing together to combat international drugs trade and whether or not ISIL is also being funded with profit from illicit drugs trade. This podcast is the first in a series of three on U.S.-EU cooperation on the fight against drugs. Read Transcript  (PDF ...
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Podcast: Interview with DAS Kenneth Merten, Haiti Special Coordinator, on US-EU cooperation on Haiti

Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten came to Brussels from 1 to 5 April 2016 to continue multilateral coordination between the U.S. Government and the European Union in their efforts toward strengthening democracy, security, and improving economic opportunity in Haiti. Listen to the podcast for more details about his visit and the upcoming elections in Haiti. ...
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Interview with John Robinson, U.S. Mission to the EU, on the hot topics in the European Parliament Fall 2015

John Robinson, Political Officer at the U.S. Mission to the EU, debates the hot topics in the European Parliament this Fall. Listen to find out why the U.S. cares about the European Parliament. What will happen with the Digital Single Market’s Strategy, the EU’s PNR Directive, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and biotech ...
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Interview Amy Wilson – U.S. Mission to the EU – on the Syrian Refugees Crisis

Amy Wilson, Immigration and Refugee Expert at the U.S. Mission to the EU, discusses the ongoing Syrian refugees crisis. The United States is coordinating with the EU on providing humanitarian assistance to Syrians and taking in refugees from Syria. Wilson explains why the U.S. is helping Syrian refugees and details what the main challenge is ...
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Interview John W. Bird – U.S. Mission to the EU

Cybersecurity, what is going on at U.S. & EU level? John W. Bird, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Attaché to the EU and NATO, talks about threats and challenges in the area of cybersecurity. Where are the main threats coming from and what are the U.S. and the EU doing together to address this? Listen ...
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Foreign Fighters, U.S. EU efforts to counter violent extremism

Although the number of foreign fighters returning from Syria or Iraq is significantly higher in Europe, the threat that these individuals pose is similar in both the EU and United States. Tom Rogan, a counterterrorism expert at the U.S. Mission to the EU, explains these threats and what the U.S. and the EU are doing, ...
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