Issue BriefMay 23, 2022
Toward a framework for transatlantic cooperation on non-state armed groups
By Lauren Mooney and Patrick Quirk
This policy brief examines how transatlantic cooperation regarding NSAGs can be strengthened. It describes the proliferation of NSAGs and the threat they pose to stability in the Sahel specifically. It then explores US-European policies toward engaging NSAGs, highlighting how these frameworks remain underdeveloped on both sides of the Atlantic— pointing to opportunities for greater coordination.
Issue BriefMay 18, 2022
Afghanistan: Where US-Iranian interests may yet intersect
By Borzou Daragahi
Borzou Daragahi's latest report delves into the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and how the swift collapse of the US-backed government in Kabul last summer shocked the United States and its influential neighbor, Iran.
Issue BriefMay 11, 2022
China Pathfinder: Q1 2022 Update
By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group
Over the past ten months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies?
Issue BriefApr 19, 2022
E-commerce policy for a new digital India
By Anand Raghuraman
As India looks to revise its e-commerce frameworks, policymakers in Delhi have a unique opportunity to articulate core principles and processes that can deliver practical, inclusive, and durable policy solutions.
In-Depth Research & ReportsApr 18, 2022
America the Unready: Viking Age lessons for ransomware
By Emma Schroeder
"America the Unready: Viking Age lessons for ransomware" explores the rising tide of ransomware and presents three lessons that the US Government can learn from the English Viking Age about combating persistent, distributed threats through strengthening collective resilience and defense.
Issue BriefApr 11, 2022
US-India economic integration: Towards an agenda for growing manufacturing and resilient supply chains
By Atman Trivedi, Katherine Hadda, Akhil Bery
China’s rise and COVID-19 have injected greater urgency into how the United States and India work together to attract global manufacturing and ensure greater supply-chain resiliency. Both countries increasingly view China as a source of unfair trade competition—a multidimensional competitor that poses a security threat best managed by finding supply alter-natives and achieving a degree of separation on key future technologies.
Issue BriefApr 8, 2022
Technology for social good
By Uzair Younus
Growing cooperation between the United States and India in the digital realm presents significant opportunities in terms of investment, job creation, and deeper trade linkages. Deeper technological cooperation can also make a significant impact on improving social outcomes, particularly as they relate to empowering local communities by democratizing access.
Issue BriefApr 5, 2022
The rising national security threats from climate change in the Mediterranean region
By Katerina Sokou
Climate change hazards will asymmetrically impact the Mediterranean’s coastal ecosystems. In addition increased natural disasters, climate change will also exacerbate the region’s economic vulnerabilities.
Issue BriefApr 1, 2022
Foreign direct investment, infrastructure, and supply chain resiliency: A new nexus for US industrial strategy
By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou
Introduction The United States’ aging infrastructure is currently unable to support the kind of economic growth and productivity it needs to successfully compete with other advanced and emerging economies. This includes the present state of nontraditional infrastructure, such as the semiconductor industry; and recent shortages have highlighted US dependency on foreign producers. Inbound FDI stock […]