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Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Experts react: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is complete. What’s next?

What’s next for Afghanistan? How will evacuations proceed without the US military controlling Kabul airport? What’s next for the counterterrorism mission? How will other regional and global powers shape the country the United States leaves behind?

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council experts

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Nord Stream 2: How to make the best of a bad idea

The United States and Germany must work hard and fast to push back against Russia’s weaponization of energy.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried, Richard L. Morningstar, András Simonyi

Economic Sanctions Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Fit for 55: Reshaping global climate leadership and transatlantic cooperation

Global Energy Experts analyze the impact and highlights from the newly released European Union "Fit for 55" climate action package.

EnergySource by The Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Ambassador András Simonyi is a former Hungarian ambassador now living and working in Washington, DC. He was the managing director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS Johns Hopkins University (2012-2018), presently working with the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Prior to moving to the United States, he was Hungary’s ambassador to the US (2002-2007). He was the first Hungarian ambassador to NATO, becoming the first permanent representative of Hungary, after the country’s accession to the Alliance. His prior assignments include deputy chief of mission of Hungary to the European Union (later European Commission).

Ambassador Simonyi is a trained transportation economist, with a PhD in International Affairs. In his academic work he specializes in transatlantic relations, transatlantic energy, and the Nordic countries.

He publishes frequently in The Hill, The Huffington Post, and other media outlets.