Partners and Rivals: EU-U.S. RelationsSemester Course

Partners and Rivals: EU-U.S. Relations, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
International Relations, Political Science
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course focuses on the differences and similarities in political culture in the U.S. and Europe, the role of political leadership, the approach to international negotiations, and the global role in the new world order. Included in the course are case studies of global security issues, including the impact of an emerging China, the Middle East and the Iraq War, trade agreements and WTO disputes, the Euro crisis and the U.S. ‘fiscal cliff,’ and environmental policies and climate change.

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Martin Cleemann Rasmussen

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

MA (Russian and History, University of Copenhagen 2004, graduated on Civil-Military relations in Russia, 1993-99). Associate professor at the Royal Danish Officer Academy (2011- ), Senior Advisor NordGEN at the Nordic Council of Ministers 2005-2009 on Russia and the CIS, Associate Professor Nordic Council of Ministers Petrazavodsk State University 1998, Exchange Student, Odessa (Ukraine), and St. Petersburg (1996-1997). Various positions as translator and leads many visits to Russia as well as several battlefield tours. Analyst on Russian matters in Danish news media. With DIS since 2015.

European Politics, Martin Cleemann Rasmussen