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New Atlanticist

Jul 24, 2024

What Kamala Harris’s record in Central America and the Caribbean reveals about her foreign policy approach

By Jason Marczak

There are ample clues to what US foreign policy would look like with Harris as president in her work in the Americas over the past three-and-a-half years.

Americas Elections

New Atlanticist

Jul 24, 2024

The Biden administration has changed how the US engages with developing countries

By Joseph Lemoine

Under Biden, the White House has restored US backing for international organizations and helped launch new initiatives, such as the G7’s Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment.

Africa Americas

New Atlanticist

Jul 24, 2024

Lukashenka’s rhetoric toward Ukraine and the West has softened. His repression of Belarusians has not.

By Hanna Liubakova

Lukashenka is continuing his campaign of domestic repression and targeting Belarusians in exile—including the author of this article.

Belarus Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jul 24, 2024

China’s ability to buy US land near military bases just got more restricted

By Sarah Bauerle Danzman

Dig into the details of the US Treasury’s recently proposed rules that would expand its jurisdiction over foreign real estate purchases.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jul 24, 2024

The Women, Peace, and Security agenda made important strides at NATO’s Washington summit

By Sarah Dawn Petrin

Much of the NATO summit earlier this month was overshadowed by US domestic politics, but one issue did make significant and bipartisan, if underacknowledged, headway when allies met in Washington: the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda. During the three-day summit, leaders from the United States and other NATO member states recognized recent gains, including […]

Defense Policy Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Jul 23, 2024

Biden will leave an enduring legacy of linking economic and national security

By Josh Lipsky

The Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law revived the idea that economic security and national security are deeply interconnected.

Economy & Business Macroeconomics

New Atlanticist

Jul 19, 2024

How to institutionalize NATO’s cooperation with its closest Pacific partners

By Ira Straus, Francis Shin

NATO and its IP4 partners—Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea—should establish an Atlantic-Pacific Partnership Forum (APPF) to advance their cooperation.

Australia Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jul 18, 2024

What to expect from Ursula von der Leyen’s second term

By James Batchik

The European Parliament has given European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen a second term, but it will be different from her first in several important ways.

Economy & Business Elections

New Atlanticist

Jul 16, 2024

Israeli officials are accused of weaponizing starvation in Gaza. Here’s what you need to know.

By Alana Mitias, Yousuf Syed Khan

In May, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim A. A. Khan requested arrest warrants for top Israeli officials, including for the crime of starvation, which has never before been prosecuted at the international level.

Conflict Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Jul 12, 2024

Czech president: Don’t expect a ‘significant breakthrough’ in the war in Ukraine for the ‘foreseeable future’

By Katherine Walla

The support required to allow Ukrainians to fully reclaim their territory is “not realistic at this time,” Petr Pavel argued at an Atlantic Council Front Page event.

Central Europe China

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