YATA Netherlands Article: “President Barack Obama’s Second Term: Domestic and Foreign Policy Outlook”

    Category/Categories: Our Views

    This well-visited guest lecture by dr. Susan MacManus, distinguished professor at the University of Southern Florida and renowned politics commentator, was organized in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in The Hague and Utrecht University and took place on February 5th 2013. Dr. MacManus started her lecture by shortly looking back at Obama’s reelection, and then […]

    YATA Netherlands Article: “Lecture and discussion: Turkey and the Syrian Civil War”

    Category/Categories: Our Views

    By drs. Lily Sprangers (Director of the Turkey Institute) and dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University, Department of History). On 8 October 2012, coincidentally only a few days after Turkey fired back at Syrian targets when Turkish civilians were accidentally killed by Syrian grenades, YATA Netherlands organized a lecture and discussion about the position of […]

    YATA Netherlands Article: The American Elections: A Panel Discussion

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    On September 20th 2012 YATA Netherlands organized a panel discussion about the American elections, the campaigning strategies and election programs in particular. The speakers were Ruud Janssens (Amsterdam University professor American Studies), Bianca Panders (BKB campaign office), and Frans Verhagen (writer and expert on US affairs). Ruud Janssens kicked off with an analysis of how […]

    YATA-Netherlands Article: “Masterclass International Terrorism”

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    By Mostafa Hilali (Senior Officer in the Dutch Army and member of the General Board of the Netherlands Atlantic Treaty Association) This masterclass took place on February 20th 2012, at the office of the Netherlands Atlantic Treaty Association, and was focused on radicalization. What makes a person sensitive for radicalization and how does anyone come to […]

    Youth Atlantic Treaty Association and its role in increasing NATO interoperability and cooperation

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    This report gives a short insight in the added value of Youth Atlantic Treaty Association and its flagship events and activities for promotion and development of NATO interoperability and cooperation. Two junior NATO officers from the US and Norwegian military offer a firsthand experience, good practice and example of a concrete contribution of YATA activities and […]