Edward Lucas to Serve as CEPA Senior Vice President

CEPA is pleased to announce that Edward Lucas has been named a Senior Vice President of the organization. In his new role, Lucas will strengthen CEPA’s strategic planning and policy outreach.

Ilves, Applebaum, Bildt and Other Prominent Atlanticists Join CEPA Advisory Council

CEPA is pleased to announce a significant expansion to its Advisory Council, including Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum, former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, and other prominent...

CEPA Deterrence Papers No. 1: A Preclusive Strategy to Defend the NATO Frontier

CEPA's Wess Mitchell and Jakub Grygiel analyze the deficiencies of NATO’s current deterrence strategy against “limited war” techniques, and argue for a more preclusive, forward-leaning posture.  

CEPA Deterrence Papers No. 2: A2/AD: What Is It and How Would It Work in Central Europe?

Jan van Tol examines the evolution of A2/AD warfighting techniques and considers how they could be applied to the contemporary security situation in Central Europe.  

CEPA Deterrence Papers No. 3: Small-state Strategies for Strengthening Deterrence

Jiří Schneider inspects the specific weaknesses of Central European states against new hybrid warfare methods and presents targeted remedies that could strengthen their resilience.

Remarks by Victoria Nuland at the U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum

On October 2, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland called for Transatlantic unity in her Keynote Address at the sixth U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum.

Remarks by Miroslav Lajčák at the U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum

On October 2, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák called for Central European leadership in his Keynote Address at the sixth U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum.

The Sixth U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum

On October 2, CEPA held the sixth U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum in Washington, D.C., featuring over 300 participants from 16 countries. The conference was dedicated to the theme of "Reviving Atlanticism in Central Europe."

CEPA Expert Discussion at U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum: ‘Toughening’ the Baltic-to-Black Corridor

On October 3, CEPA hosted an off-the-record expert discussion on how to secure Central Europe against Crimea-Style threats. The session was held at the Meridian International Center as part of the sixth U.S.-Central Europe Strategy Forum.

05 December 2014

On December 5, CEPA President A. Wess Mitchell and Senior Vice President Edward Lucas took part in the 2014 Château Béla Central European Strategic Forum in Slovakia.

20 November 2014

On November 20, CEPA Senior Fellow Janusz Bugajski moderated a panel on "Managing Russian Assertiveness in the Post- Cold War Era: Lessons from Ukraine" at the 2014 Warsaw Security Forum in Poland.

19 November 2014

On November 19, CEPA Director of Research Peter B. Doran discussed "Ukraine and NATO: Membership or Partnership" at the 2014 South Caucasus Security Forum in Tbilisi, Georgia.