Europe and U.S. Foreign Policy
The Marshall Plan
The post-World War II Marshall Plan to help the recovery of Europe was the grandfather of all U.S. foreign aid projects.
Romney Drops The Torch In London
Mitt Romney stumbled on the first leg of a European trip July 26, 2012, when he criticized London's readiness for the Summer Olympic Games.
Missile Defense and Diplomacy
The U.S. plans to strengthen its missile defenses against North Korean threats in a move that may also reassure Russia about Eastern European missile defense plans.
The U.S. and Great Britain: The Special Relationship After World War II
Diplomatic events in the "special relationship" between the United States and Great Britain after World War II.
The U.S. and Great Britain: Origins Of The Special Relationship
A look at 19th Century events in the diplomatic "special relationship" between the United States and Great Britain.
The U.S. and Great Britain: The Special Relationship Forged In War
A look at the "special relationship" of U.S. and British diplomacy during the two world wars.
NATO Meets in Chicago
NATO leaders meet in Chicago May 20-21, 2012, to discuss future of NATO missions and funding.
G8 2012 List of Declarations
The G8 group of industrial nations that met at Camp David in May 2012 made a list of important, but predictable declarations.
NATO Summit Brings Obama Victory
The NATO 2012 summit in Chicago brought President Barack Obama a diplomatic victory on European missile defense.
U.S. and Russia Hold Bilateral Meeting At G20
U.S.-Russian bilateral meeting to highlight Russian stance on Syria, Afghanistan.
Obama, Putin Set Bilateral Meeting On Trade
President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were expected to discuss trade at a bilateral meeting as part of the G20 2012 economic summit.
Michelle Obama, Olympic Diplomat
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was America's lead diplomat in London at the opening of the 2012 Olympics.
U.S. Concerned About Pussy Riot Sentencing
The U.S. State Department, White House, and Voice of America have all registered their concerns over the sentencing of Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
Neil Armstong Dies At Age 82
Neil Armstrong, who died August 25, 2012, at age 82, was both the first man on the Moon and an agent of U.S. foreign policy.
Washington D.C. Hurricane of 1814
A hurricane that hit Wasghington D.C. in 1814 drove away British troops that had occupied the capital, helping set the United States on its path to becoming a diplomatic power.
US Rejects Abkhazia Election Results
The United States has rejected the results of an August 26, 2011, election in the Abkhazia region of Georgia.
Emancipation Proclamation Was Also Foreign Policy
Everyone knows that when Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 he was freeing American slaves. But did you know the abolition of slavery was also a key element of Lincoln's foreign policy?
The Fourteen Points
The Fourteen Points were Woodrow Wilson's ambitious plan for peace at the end of World War I.
U.S. Watches 2011 Russian Parliamentary Election
American comments criticizing apparent election fraud in Russia's December 4, 2011, parliamentary election angered Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Meanwhile, Russia braced for large-scale protests of the election results.
The Treaty of Ghent, 1814
The Treaty of Ghent, signed on Christmas Eve, 1814, ended the War of 1812 and established a new foreign policy dynamic between the United States and Great Britain.
The Franco-American Treaty, 1778
The Battles of Saratoga lead to the Franco-American Alliance of 1778, the turning point of the American Revolution
Fortieth Anniversary of SALT I
May 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the SALT I treaty, in which the U.S. and Soviet Union took a major step toward limiting nuclear weapons.
Former Brit P.M. Margaret Thatcher Dies At 87
Reflections on the U.S. foreign policy impact of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
The Reagan Doctrine, Pt. 1
The Reagan Doctrine was a policy of rolling back, not just containing, Communism.
The Reagan Doctrine, Pt. 2
National Security Decision Directive 75 was the lynchpin of Ronald Reagan's policy to rollback the Soviet Union.
The US-Belarusian Relationship
Background on the US-Belarusian Relationship from Keith Porter - your About Guide to US Foreign Policy
The Relationship of the United States with France
A profile of the relationship between the United States and France, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.
The Relationship of the United States with Germany
A profile of the relationship between the United States and Germnay, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.
Timeline of U.S.-German Relations
A look at the US-German relationship from 1608 to present, from Keith Porter--your About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy
The Relationship of the United States with the United Kingdom
A profile of the relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
This mega section of the U.S. State Department deals with all things related to Europe, Russia and even the Middle East.
This is the English language homepage for the official European Union. The EU is a quasi-governmental entity setting policies and standards for 25 of the world's richest nations.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATO is the largest, most successful military alliance in the world. It includes much of Europe along with the United States and Canada. NATO is often seen as the primary vehicle for U.S. foreign policy engagement with Europe.
Western Europe's America Problem
In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Professor Andrei S. Markovits offers an entertaining tour of anti-Americanism across Europe.
The Atlantic Review is an online press digest covering the United States and transatlantic relations. This free service selects and summarizes key articles every day.
About Europe for Visitors
About.com Guide to Europe for Visitors James Martin offers resources for anyone planning to visit (or just learn more about) Europe.