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Econographics

Jun 17, 2022

The Fed has regained the initiative, but at a cost

By Hung Tran

The Fed may well have been right in taking forceful actions now to fight inflation after failing to control it, but such actions add to the challenges experienced by economies around the world.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Trackers and Data Visualizations

Jun 16, 2022

Visualizing the NATO Strategic Concept: Five ways to look at the Alliance’s future

By Atlantic Council experts

We asked our experts: With so much happening in the global arena, what topics will be featured in NATO's Strategic Concept - and how should the Alliance think about addressing them?

Climate Change & Climate Action Cybersecurity

In the News

Jun 16, 2022

Williams in the New York Times: middle power nations want to maintain strategic autonomy and will not easily cozy up to the US regarding Russia

By Michael John Williams

Michael John Williams was quoted in the New York Times asserting that middle power nations such as Brazil, India, Israel, and South Africa want to maintain their strategic autonomy and will not easily side with the US in opposing Russia.

Conflict Eastern Europe

In the News

Jun 16, 2022

Vershbow in NBC News: Biden administration must warn Russia that US will respond swiftly and decisively if Putin goes nuclear

By Alexander Vershbow

Alexander Vershbow discusses what Biden administration must do if Putin uses nuclear weapons.

Conflict Eastern Europe

Event Recap

Jun 16, 2022

Experts: Long neglected, the Black Sea is now a crucial piece of strategic puzzle

By Alvina Ahmed

On June, the Scowcroft Center's Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public conference discussing the importance of securitizing the Black Sea Region and US-Romanian bilateral relationship in light of the war in Ukraine.

Conflict Defense Industry

China-MENA Podcast

Jun 16, 2022

Chinese Tech in North Africa

By Atlantic Council

Tin Hinane joins us to discuss Chinese Tech in North Africa, China’s attempt to dominate the digital space in North Africa via tech giants such as Huawei and Alibaba, and the Digital Silk Road.

China Digital Policy

Britain Debrief

Jun 15, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for the United States and Northern Ireland? A Debrief with Rep. Brendan Boyle

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with US Representative Brendan Boyle to discuss what the United States can do in a mediator role between the Unionists and Irish Nationalists and also what future exists for Irish unification.

Civil Society Conflict

EnergySource

Jun 14, 2022

Affordability, security, and emissions reductions: The sustainability trilemma

By Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo

OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo offers his thoughts on the need for oil to be a part of the energy transition.

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Econographics

Jun 13, 2022

Quasi-state financial institutions and the Bretton Woods: A case for collaboration?

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

The emergence of new regional entities in global finance means the Bretton Woods Institutions are no longer the sole flag-bearers of economic development and financial stability.

Africa Americas

SouthAsiaSource

Jun 10, 2022

Negotiating with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan is a bad idea

By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery

Pakistan’s information minister confirmed ongoing peace talks between the government and the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). However, it is important to stress that this dialogue is not advantageous for Pakistan.

Afghanistan Conflict