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The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges. The Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic economic and political changes defining the twenty-first century by informing and galvanizing its uniquely influential network of global leaders. Through the papers we write, the ideas we generate, and the communities we build, the Council shapes policy choices and strategies to create a more secure and prosperous world.

NATO 20/2020

Twenty bold ideas to reimagine the Alliance after the 2020 US election

More than two decades after NATO’s inspired decision to invite former adversaries to join its ranks, the Alliance is in need of equally captivating ideas. The essays in this volume are intended to push the Alliance to think boldly and creatively in the service of recapturing the public’s imagination.

Read our provocative essays on the future of NATO

Explore the podcast series

NATO 20/2020 is a weekly podcast that explores 20 bold ideas to push NATO to be more visionary, more capable, and more self-evidently valuable to the security of more people.

Making a difference

Learn more about the Atlantic Council’s insights & impact through these stories of how our regional and thematic programs are making a difference not only in shaping how we view global issues but also in shaping their outcome.

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In the News

Dec 6, 2022

Lichfield and O’Toole cited by the Indian Express Times on the logistical issues of implementing a price cap on Russian oil

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

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Dec 5, 2022

CBDC Tracker cited by CoinDesk on China’s development of a CBDC

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China Digital Currencies

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Dec 5, 2022

House quoted by CoinDesk on coordinating government policy on crypto

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

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Dec 5, 2022

Daoud quoted in i24 News on Lebanon

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Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

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Dec 5, 2022

Lichfield cited by Moskovskij Komsomolets on locating Russian Central Bank assets

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

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Dec 5, 2022

Lichfield cited by the Moscow Times on locating the assets held by the Russian Central Bank

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

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Dec 5, 2022

Tran cited by Reuters on friend-shoring

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Economy & Business Macroeconomics

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Dec 3, 2022

Lichfield interviewed by BBC News on G7 price cap on Russian oil

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

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Dec 2, 2022

Lieber and Press in the Atlantic

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Kelsey Atherton cites Kier Lieber and Daryl Press in an Atlantic article.

Europe & Eurasia Nuclear Deterrence

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Dec 2, 2022

Kroenig on CNBC regarding Russian nuclear threats

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CNBC hosts Matthew Kroenig to discuss possible Russian nuclear use

Europe & Eurasia Nuclear Deterrence