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Thu, Jan 7, 2021

It all depends on what happens next

A mob summoned by the US president halted democracy in America. The long-term damage to the country depends on what happens next.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried

Elections International Norms

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

What European strategic autonomy requires: smarter talk, more action

Focusing on action rather than sterile debates does not mean conversations on these matters have to end. There is still a major question to be answered: What are the aims of strategic autonomy? What would Europe do with it?

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Wed, Jan 6, 2021

Learning from the abyss on Capitol Hill. What now?

The trauma should prompt us to redouble our efforts within the United States and among allies and partners to simultaneously strengthen our principles and our bonds.

New Atlanticist by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Thu, Dec 24, 2020

What the Brexit deal solves—and what it doesn’t

After more than four years of contentious negotiations, last-minute compromises by the United Kingdom and European Union have finally pushed a post-Brexit trade agreement over the finish line. But the agreement leaves many details open for future disputes.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business European Union

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

A cyber wish list at a ‘moment of reckoning’

The recent SUNBURST compromise of numerous government and private sector company networks has led some, including Microsoft President Brad Smith, to dub the incident a “moment of reckoning.” Here's what our experts are wishing for this holiday season.

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

What Biden’s election means for Central Europe

While Western Europe is looking forward to the next four years, the reaction is more mixed as one moves east. The reason is simple: The Trump administration—despite (and perhaps because of) its confrontational rhetoric towards Europe and the EU in general—intensified cooperation with Central and Eastern Europe.

New Atlanticist by Petr Tůma

Central Europe Defense Policy

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

The global economy in 2020, by the numbers

The pandemic has made this a historic year for the global economy, now beset by a recession the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Great Depression. To make sense of it all, our GeoEconomics staff and senior fellows have selected the numbers behind the headlines, organized around our three pillars of work, that best capture the global economy’s journey in 2020—and what lies in store for 2021.

New Atlanticist by GeoEconomics Center

Economy & Business Future of Work

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

An EU-China investment deal is near—but is it ‘worth having?’

If signed, the CAI represents another major achievement for China in carving out an economic space for itself in the face of acrimonious contention with the United States, following last month’s signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership with other Asian nations.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

To defend US elections, we must recognize that the fault is in ourselves

It is time to put money toward state information infrastructure, to align public expectations with the pace of the democratic process, and to hold elected leaders accountable for lighting fires in information dumpsters.

New Atlanticist by Nina Kollars and Michael Rodriguez

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

How the US and Europe should rethink their economic relationship in the Biden years

If the Biden administration chooses a conventional approach to trade policy, it will not only deprive itself of a powerful instrument to shape international relations but also put US interests and the Western liberal order at a disadvantage.

New Atlanticist by Dr. Elmar Hellendoorn

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia
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