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Thu, Nov 5, 2020

Western Balkans Partnership: Getting a common market from the Sofia Summit

In Sofia on November 10, the Western Balkans Six—Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia—the European Union, and ten European countries belonging to the Berlin Process will set an agenda for the next four years. This report discusses what is likely to emerge and what might need to be done later.

Article by Jim O'Brien

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Event recap: A conversation with Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Justin Muzinich

A recap of the event featuring Deputy Secretary of US Treasury Justin Muzinich, who joined the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center for an address on the transatlantic economy.

Event Recap by GeoEconomics Center

Economic Sanctions Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Central America Economic Reactivation in a COVID-19 World: Finding Sustainable Opportunities in Uncertain Times

By: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní Contributing authors: Enrique Bolaños and Salvador Paiz Foreword As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, countries around the world face an unprecedented test: concurrent public health and economic crises coupled with the resulting political and social reverberations. In Central America, the […]

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní

Americas Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Transfer of EU user data to the United States halted

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, an EU privacy regulator, has issued a preliminary order to Facebook Inc. that demands a suspension of the transfer of EU user data to the United States, where regulations on user data are less stringent.

GeoTech Cues by Richard J. Cordes

Digital Policy European Union

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Nawaz joins Haider Mehdi to discuss his book, “The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighborhood”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

How attacks on US forces in Iraq became a new normal

The resulting posture of the US in Iraq looks to be a presence concentrated more in the autonomous Kurdistan region—where US forces have never been targeted by rocket attacks—with a very limited presence in Al-Assad base and Baghdad.

MENASource by Seth Frantzman

Iraq Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Washington, DC Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge Playbook

A Disaster to Entertain Poseidon and Ruin Christmas Scenario Summary Intelligence Report I Intelligence Report I Recommendations Intelligence Report II Intelligence Report II Recommendations Intelligence Report III Intelligence Report III Briefings Intelligence Report III Recommendations Scenario Summary This scenario takes place from October – December of 2022 and focuses on maritime cybersecurity and how non-state […]

Cyber 9/12 Project

Cybersecurity

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss Kamala Harris as US vice-presidential candidate

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Food relief on the frontlines

The world is facing an unprecedented global health crisis in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stories of Resilience by Andrea Snyder

Resilience & Society United States and Canada

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Chhibber in the Economic Times: The virus has seriously exposed the limits of populism. But will the pandemic push it against the wall?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Populism