New AtlanticistDec 7, 2022
The new Swedish government’s agenda for its EU presidency: Forging unity on Ukraine, defense, and trade
By Katherine Walla
Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström explained Wednesday at an Atlantic Council Front Page event that the EU needs strengthening on several fronts to face the challenges ahead.
UkraineAlertDec 7, 2022
Melinda Haring: Ukraine’s unquenchable thirst for freedom inspires me
By Melinda Haring
Melinda Haring signs off on eight years at the Atlantic Council with love letter to Ukraine recounting how the East European country captured her heart with its intoxicating lust for life and unquenchable thirst for freedom.
EnergySourceDec 7, 2022
The G7 should prioritize low-carbon steel at its upcoming summit
By Matthew Piotrowski, George Frampton, and Nitya Aggarwal
Steel decarbonization standards and methodology should be top of mind for the G7. Cooperation and harmonization is the only way to secure optimal climate and business outcomes for this emissions-intensive and trade-exposed sector.
SouthAsiaSourceDec 6, 2022
A reframed engagement with Afghanistan
By Annie Pforzheimer
Some form of engagement is important to ensure that Afghanistan’s people are not forgotten and can sustainably recover from the economic shocks of drought, COVID-19, and lost international assistance associated with the NATO presence.
EnergySourceDec 6, 2022
Yes, you can mine Bitcoin and contribute to the climate effort
By Julia Nesheiwat and Ari Kohn
Bitcoin mining boasts the total demand to anchor renewable energy development and the flexibility to fill in load troughs and improve economics. These features could mean crypto mining stands to play a major part in the achievement of climate goals.
UkraineAlertDec 6, 2022
Russia must stop being an empire if it is wishes to prosper as a nation
By Taras Kuzio
Post-Soviet Russia never shed the imperial identity inherited from the Soviet and Czarist past but Putin's disastrous invasion of Ukraine could now set the stage for the emergence of a post-imperial Russian identity.
SouthAsiaSourceDec 6, 2022
Top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship
By South Asia Center
The top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship, hosted in in partnership with the Engro Corporation, the University of Lahore, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Investing in Africa’s creative industries
The Africa Center highlights the transformative power of Africa's television, film, music, and fashion industries, which are driving trade and investment on the continent and reinforcing stronger ties between the global African diasporas.