Jamie Fly The German Marshall Fund of the United States Jamie Fly is a senior fellow and director of the Future of Geopolitics and Asia programs at The German Marshall Fund of the United States GMF. Home Friedrich Ebert Stiftung USA and Canada The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung FES is a non profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. Brussels POLITICO The route out of her crisis is to assemble a majority for a course of action any course of action. World security tensions take centre stage in Munich The Munich security conference used to be a transatlantic love in, where declarations of devotion were made and military vows renewed But there are fears that this week s get together will be a Macron cancels trip to Munich Security Conference POLITICO BERLIN French President Emmanuel Macron has canceled a trip to the Munich Security Conference, which begins next week The Elyse Palace said he will instead focus on domestic issues in France and that his next trip abroad will not be until a visit to Africa in mid March, according to French newspaper Le Figaro.Macron will therefore not partake in a planned joint appearance with German Europe and America must work to stop their relationship days agoTHE ATLANTIC OCEAN is starting to look awfully wide To Europeans the United States appears ever remote, under a puzzling president who delights in COUNTERPUNCH version Sufism in the Service of Empire the Counterpunch version of the article About the Maryamiyyah Sufi Order, its checkered history, and its connection to the Western Establishment. Organisation for European Economic Co operation OECD The Organisation for European Economic Co operation OEEC came into being on April It emerged from the Marshall Plan and the Conference of Sixteen Conference for European Economic Co operation , which sought to establish a permanent organisation to continue work on a joint recovery programme and in particular to supervise the distribution of aid. History of Europe Ever closer union Britannica Dec , History of Europe Ever closer union Discussed by philosophers for centuries, actively promoted from the s onward by Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi s Pan European Movement, and officially proposed in by Aristide Briand on behalf of France, the idea of uniting Europe was revived again as World War II approached In Britain a small private group that called itself Federal Union Atlantic Council The Atlantic Council is an American think tank in the field of international affairs.Founded in , it provides a forum for international political, business, and intellectual leaders It manages ten regional centers and functional programs related to international security and global economic prosperity.