Meetings

12-14 May 1989 La Toja, Spain

  • Domestic developments in Eastern Europe: policy implications for the West
  • Can the Alliance be sustained by military and arms control issues alone?
  • The long-term economic design of the E.C.: European sovereignty?
  • Current events: U.S.-Soviet relations
  • Greater political and monetary union of Europe: European sovereignty?
  • Global relationships: surpluses, deficits and protectionism
  • Environmental constraints

3-5 June 1988 Telfs-Buchen, Austria

  • What can be done with the world economy: alternative scenarios
  • How to handle a world awash with public and private debt?
  • The German question revisited
  • The new information era
  • Briefing on the Moscow summit
  • The impact of glasnost
  • Future strategy of the Alliance
  • The Gulf and Afghanistan

24-26 April 1987 Villa d'Este, Italy

  • Strategy toward the U.S.S.R.
  • Policy toward trade and protectionism
  • The public sector and economic growth
  • Current events: China
  • The arms control debate

25-27 April 1986 Gleneagles, Scotland

  • The Soviet Union under Gorbachev: foreign policy implications
  • The Western global response to the Soviet challenge
  • The fragmentation of the world economy: debt, currency disorder, protectionism, uneven growth
  • Current events: terrorism
  • South Africa

10-12 May 1985 Rye Brook, New York, U.S.A.

  • Divergent social and economic trends in the Atlantic World
  • How should the West deal with the Soviet Bloc?
  • S.D.I.
  • How should the West deal with developing countries?
  • Current events: the current status of the budget in Congress and the European perspective on that situation
  • Operating the Alliance

11-13 May 1984 Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

  • Western power and the Middle East: a case study in Atlantic relationships
  • The state of arms control negotiations
  • Future employment trends in the industrialized democracies
  • Current events: continental drift: economic and political
  • The Soviet Union, the West and the Third World; a case study: Central America

13-15 May 1983 Montebello, Canada

  • East-West relations: containment, détente or confrontation
  • Issues in medium-term prospects for growth in the world economy:
    - Protectionism and employment
    - Risks in banking and finance
  • Current events: U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Central America

14-16 May 1982 Sandefjord, Norway

  • Divergent policies and attitudes in the North Atlantic Community
  • What can arms control achieve?
  • Middle East: issues at stake
  • Economic issues: dogmas and realities
  • Current events:
    - The Falkland Islands crisis
    - East-West relations: Poland, trade and finance

15-17 May 1981 Bürgenstock, Switzerland

  • What should Western policy be toward the Soviet Union in the 1980s?
  • Obstacles to effective coordination of Western policies
  • How can the Western economies put their house in order?

18-20 April 1980 Aachen, F.R.G.

  • America and Europe: Past, Present, Future