ReportMay 18, 2022
Squaring the energy transition circle in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean
By Katerina Sokou
Achieving a smooth energy tradition, where energy security is assured and climate change is addressed, was always going to be a difficult puzzle. Yet in one of the most energy-dependent regions of Europe, Southeast Europe, Greece and the United States have been working closely together to both increase energy security and accelerate the green recovery.
ReportMay 11, 2022
China’s faltering “zero COVID” policy: politics in command, economy in reverse
By Jeremy Mark, Michael Schuman
Could Beijing's doubling down on the "zero COVID" policy undermine the narrative of China’s superiority in responding to the pandemic—and the image and stature of Xi’s rule?
ReportApr 28, 2022
The future of UK banking and finance
By Panagiotis Asimakopoulos, Christopher Breen, and William Wright
This report provides an ambitious blueprint for the future of UK banking and finance. It emphasizes the need for more rapid reform in three broad areas: enabling the sector to better support the UK economy, improving its international competitiveness, and mapping the role it can play in developing global cooperation and partnerships.
ReportApr 27, 2022
Iraq: Implementing a way forward
By C. Anthony Pfaff, Ben Connable, Masoud Mostajabi
A new report lays out findings and recommendations to assist the Iraqi government and its international partners in improving political, social, economic, and security conditions.
ReportApr 21, 2022
Climbing the ladder: How the West can manage escalation in Ukraine and beyond
By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and NATO’s response increase the possibility of purposeful or inadvertent escalation in Europe. Understanding how these dynamics might impact the war and further degrade transatlantic stability is critical.
ReportApr 20, 2022
China’s discourse power operations in the Global South
By Kenton Thibaut
An overview of China’s discourse power activities in the Global South, including the regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. It outlines the processes through which China leverages its diplomatic, media, and political positions in these regions to gain influence, and assesses the impacts of these activities for democratic resilience worldwide.
ReportMar 27, 2022
Leading oil and gas into a net-zero world
By Alex Dewar, Randolph Bell, Reed Blakemore, and David W. Yellen
Oil and gas may have an important role to play in a net-zero world. This report examines the best ways to use policy and investment levers to set the sector up for success.
ReportMar 27, 2022
The United States, Canada, and the minerals challenge
By Reed Blakemore, Paddy Ryan, Randolph Bell
An energy mix enabled by clean technologies will be far more mineral-intensive than its hydrocarbon-based predecessor. Demand for minerals like lithium, nickel, and cobalt is projected to skyrocket over the coming years, with supply chains largely unprepared to scale up accordingly. And procurement of these minerals has been plagued by concerns over environmental impact, human […]