Experts & Staff

Marta Dassù

Senior Advisor Europe, the Aspen Institute

Biography

Marta Dassù is senior advisor for Europe at the Aspen Institute and editor-in-chief of Aspenia. Previously, she served as Italy’s deputy minister of foreign affairs. She is a regular contributor to the Italian newspaper La Stampa and the author of various books and essays. She sits on the board of directors of Istituto Affari Internazional and is a member of the strategic council of the European Policy Centre. In 2020, she was appointed as a member of the group of experts to support the NATO 2030 initiative and provide advice on how to further strengthen NATO’s political dimension.

Four ways Europeans can help refocus NATO

The EU and its member states have a vital role to play in reforming NATO – cooperation rather than competition will be key to making this a success

How NATO should plan for the next ten years

NATO will only remain relevant to its members and contribute to international stability if the regional alliance acquires a global perspective

Europe must act as one on the world stage

Instead of talking in the abstract about a single EU voice, Europeans should forge pragmatic arrangements to simplify and make more effective their external representation

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Articles

Four ways Europeans can help refocus NATO

The EU and its member states have a vital role to play in reforming NATO – cooperation rather than competition will be key to making this a success

How NATO should plan for the next ten years

NATO will only remain relevant to its members and contribute to international stability if the regional alliance acquires a global perspective

Europe must act as one on the world stage

Instead of talking in the abstract about a single EU voice, Europeans should forge pragmatic arrangements to simplify and make more effective their external representation

Events

In the media