Author Archives: Caroline Larsson

About Caroline Larsson

Caroline Larsson is a candidate for a Master of Arts in International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program at the School of International Service at American University. Originally from Sweden, she is a summa cum laude graduate from West Virginia University where she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and she was a member of the All-American Swimming and Diving team. While here, she was the President of the Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society and a recipient of the Student-Athlete Academic Service Staff Recipient for Academic Excellence. Upon graduation, she interned in Stockholm, Sweden with the Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons where she wrote Policy Statements for the Middle East and North Africa region. She is currently a Graduate Research Assistant at the School of International Service at American University and a programs intern at The European Institute. Her research interest includes the EU, European politics, Transatlantic relations, global governance, and peacebuilding. Current projects focus on the EU's Training Mission in Mali and Ukrainian Euro-integration.

TTIP – Too Important to Fail or Too Large to Succeed?

Representatives of the world’s two largest economies, the European Union (EU) and the United States, met December 16th for the third round of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Much is at stake with the transatlantic free … Continue reading

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Ukraine – Are we seeing an Orange Revolution 2.0?

As the Ukrainian government decided to suspend association talks with the European Union last week, Ukrainian citizens took to the streets and the mass protests continued this week. On Monday, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko declared a hunger strike and … Continue reading

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