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New Atlanticist by Harlan Ullman

Dec 2, 2021

Biden’s defense and security strategies need specifics

New Atlanticist by Harlan Ullman

The aim must be to contain, prevent, and defend against massive attacks of disruption—which include the strategies of China and Russia. 

Defense Policy National Security

New Atlanticist by Harris A. Samad

Dec 1, 2021

The world must carefully engage with Afghanistan. Here’s how.

New Atlanticist by Harris A. Samad

Ignoring Afghanistan would be a catastrophic mistake for the international community—as would be a rush to recognize the Taliban.

Afghanistan Crisis Management

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski

Nov 29, 2021

NATO thwarted a Russian invasion in 1980. Could its playbook work today?

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski

As NATO foreign ministers meet this week in Riga, Latvia, they should consider how President Jimmy Carter blocked the Soviets from crushing Poland’s Solidarity movement.

Conflict Crisis Management

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Nov 24, 2021

FAST THINKING: Germany finally gets a (colorful) new government

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Nearly two months after they handed a narrow victory to the Social Democratic Party (SPD)‚ German voters finally have their next chancellor.

Democratic Transitions Elections

New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

Nov 24, 2021

Embracing Afghan refugees is a strategic opportunity for the US

New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

More than simply a humanitarian gesture, it represents the best possible continuation of US foreign policy.

Afghanistan Human Rights

New Atlanticist by John R. Deni

Nov 23, 2021

What’s Russia doing in Ukraine? Its latest military drills provide critical clues.

New Atlanticist by John R. Deni

Here's what the Zapad-2021 joint exercise between Russia and Belarus revealed about the Kremlin's strategic plans.

Defense Policy Eastern Europe

AfricaSource by Jean-Paul Mvogo

Nov 23, 2021

Economic and commercial diplomacy is crucial to strengthening African business

AfricaSource by Jean-Paul Mvogo

Small and medium-sized enterprises are the lifeblood of Africa's economy. Its leaders need to step up on their behalf.

Africa Economy & Business

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Nov 23, 2021

Sudan’s ‘democratic transition is inevitable,’ says the country’s just-resigned foreign minister

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Al-Madhi warned that the political agreement signed Sunday by Hamdok and Sudan’s top general “was more supportive to the coup” than the pro-democracy movement.

Africa Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky

Nov 22, 2021

The Fed’s gathering storm shows why Biden chose Powell

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky

The Federal Reserve is packed with a powerhouse leadership team that's well-equipped to handle inflation and labor market recovery, among other pressing issues.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Nov 22, 2021

China’s debt-reduction campaign is making progress, but at a cost

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Global economies must prepare accordingly for the coming Chinese slowdown caused by efforts to pare back the country's corporate debt.

China Economy & Business