whia22John M Nomikos, Associate Professor at the Western University Athens and Director at the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) delivered a speech on Eastern Mediterranean and Transatlantic Relations:

A Greek Perspective at the 13th World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association (WHIA) in the Greek Parliament, 29 July 2021.
The speech was attended by WHIA members from Albania, Canada, France, Germany, Jordan, Kenya, Sweden, USA, and Australia.

Copyright: @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 3 August 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

The change of guard at the White House after November 2020 has inaugurated a new era in transatlantic relations. President Biden announced that “America is back” and promised expanded cooperation between Washington and its NATO allies on a host of strategic issues of common interest such as:

Intelligence collaboration
Transatlantic homeland security
Risk assessment
Trade relations
Human rights, and
The environment

Specific future opportunities include a reappraisal of economic relations with the view of expanding transatlantic trade; a broad reassessment of common security and defense; combating the pandemic and expanding vaccination ..... Read more