Terry Martin is a Berlin-based broadcaster with decades of experience in international news. Formerly an anchor with CNN International, Terry is now Senior Anchor with DW News, Germany’s global service. He also provides communications support to cross-border research initiatives. As a broadcaster Terry has provided live coverage of G8 summits, UN climate conferences, natural disasters and key elections, interviewing countless political and business leaders. He has hosted scores of TV discussion programs and moderated major conferences for clients such as the European Commission and the OSCE. Terry is a frequent host at the Global Media Forum. His background as a radio journalist includes work for American public radio, CBC and CBS Network News. As a business journalist, Terry spent much of the 1990s reporting from Germany for the popular business show Marketplace. During that period he also served as the main host of DW’s weekly business program Made in Germany with field assignments in Europe and Asia. Throughout the following decade, he wrote a bimonthly newsletter on foreign investment for Germany’s FDI agency. Born in Canada, Terry studied English and philosophy at universities in the US (B.A. Elon College, Masters studies Wake Forest University) before moving to Berlin in 1990.
No matter the will or resources of a single national government, managing challenges of today’s international landscape is a task best served through allies and partnerships. A combination of traditional and non-traditional security threats is forcing nations to reconsider existing military doctrine and emergency protocols to overcome these threats to ensure future security and prosperity. From offsetting the damages of climate change to capturing the potential of revolutionary technology and creating new arms control regimes to ensuring superior resiliency in the face of health challenges, multinational inputs and multilateral frameworks is the solution to safeguard democratic societies and preserve global stability. How can NATO and the EU work together better to maximize their respective competitive advantages? What steps need to be taken inside the Berlaymont to establish a credible military Schengen zone? What role or in what platform can Washington play in bridging the technological gap between North American and Europe? What is the appetite of leaders to create a transatlantic climate security task force to build early-warning systems and emergency response mechanisms?