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Fri, May 14, 2021

Reality Check #6: The consequences of an ‘America First’ vaccine policy

The Biden administration has been slow to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need or to facilitate foreign manufacturing of vaccines, squandering a diplomatic opportunity and potentially endangering US security.

Reality Check by Evan Cooper, Mathew Burrows

China Coronavirus

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

#64: Work With Partners to Crack Down on Tax Avoidance

By: Evan Cooper and Julian Mueller-Kaler What is the kernel of the issue? Upwards of $36 trillion is hidden in various offshore financial centers (OFCs) to avoid taxation. Why is the issue important? The United States and other countries lose out on hundreds of billions of dollars in tax revenue each year. Increased financial transparency […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Cooper in Inkstick: How can America fight disinformation?

On March 17, Evan Cooper published an article in Inkstick about how the United States could utilize public diplomacy to counter disinformation campaigns. “In his first major speech as secretary of state, Anthony Blinken pledged that the United States would fight the spread of disinformation because “the truth is the cornerstone of our democracy.” If […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Politics & Diplomacy

Evan Cooper is a junior fellow with the New American Engagement Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, which aims to critically examine the core assumptions of American grand strategy and propose fresh, innovative ideas for US foreign policy. Cooper’s work focuses on American diplomatic engagement and the use of the United States military. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Cooper was a policy consultant in California.

Cooper holds a Master of Arts in Security Studies from Georgetown University, with a focus on international security. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Chapman University.