Transatlantic relations under Obama 2008-2012

31-10-2012

In 2008, the election of US President Obama raised hopes in Europe that transatlantic relations would improve dramatically. Four years later, most Europeans indeed consider relations to be "good" or "mixed". However, some hopes have given way to realism, for example in the field of climate change.

In 2008, the election of US President Obama raised hopes in Europe that transatlantic relations would improve dramatically. Four years later, most Europeans indeed consider relations to be "good" or "mixed". However, some hopes have given way to realism, for example in the field of climate change.