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New Atlanticist

May 20, 2024

Experts react: The ICC prosecutor wants Netanyahu and Hamas leaders arrested for war crimes. What’s next?

By Atlantic Council experts

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim A.A. Khan just applied for arrest warrants for Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, among others.

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

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May 20, 2024

Experts react: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is dead in a helicopter crash. What’s next for the regime?

By Atlantic Council experts

The Iranian president and foreign minister died in a crash on Sunday in northwestern Iran. Atlantic Council experts offer their insights on the implications for the Islamic Republic.

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

May 17, 2024

Taiwan’s new president has a nationalist reputation. It could be an asset when dealing with Beijing.

By Wen-Ti Sung

Incoming Taiwanese President William Lai is known as a “pragmatic worker for Taiwan independence,” but there's more to the story.

China Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

May 17, 2024

NATO must ‘win up front but be ready to win long’ in modern warfare, says General Christopher Cavoli

By Katherine Walla

At an Atlantic Council Front Page event, Cavoli spoke about the war in Ukraine, NATO's modernization efforts, the China challenge, and more.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

The US is banning the import of Russian nuclear fuel. Here’s why that matters.

By Jennifer T. Gordon

The US Congress has taken a crucial step in moving away from dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, but more action is needed.

Energy & Environment Nuclear Energy

New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

Experts react: What will Putin and Xi’s ‘new era’ of cooperation mean for the world?

By Atlantic Council experts

The Russian president and the Chinese leader just met in Beijing to celebrate their increasing cooperation to create a new global order.

China Economy & Business

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May 14, 2024

Brazil’s tragic floods should put climate adaptation at the top of the G20 and COP agendas

By Valentina Sader

The ongoing flooding in Rio Grande do Sul is an example of the urgent need for countries to focus on adapting to climate change.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

May 14, 2024

What to know about Biden’s new tariffs on Chinese EVs, solar cells, and more

By Atlantic Council experts

The Biden administration has imposed new tariffs on imports from China across a range of strategic industries. Atlantic Council experts dig into the details.

China Economy & Business

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May 13, 2024

California’s battery boom is a case study for the energy transition

By Joseph Webster

The state’s large-scale deployment of lithium-ion storage batteries is leading to lower solar “curtailment,” or when electricity generation is suppressed due to price signals or physical oversupply.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2024

The European Parliament is still learning its lesson from corruption scandals

By Sophia Athan

With European Parliament elections upcoming, EU institutions should codify stricter definitions of foreign influence and interference, and they should pass additional reforms to ensure transparency.

Corruption European Union

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