Atlantic DebriefJun 29, 2023
#AtlanticDebrief – What’s the outcome of the Greek parliamentary elections? | A Debrief with Katerina Sokou
Luka Ignac sits down with Katerina Sokou, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, to discuss the Greek election results and implications for relations with the United States and Europe.
New AtlanticistMar 17, 2023
Montenegro’s presidential election is a litmus test of Russian influence in the Western Balkans
By Luka Ignac and Kevin Morris
Can Montenegro continue the regional trend of pro-Russian candidates and parties performing poorly? The international community should keep a close eye on this race.
New AtlanticistAug 19, 2022
The Western Balkans need a problem-solver, not a facilitator
By Damir Marusic, Luka Ignac
The West must pursue ambitious statesmanship to break the impasse between Kosovo and Serbia, as Russia's war in Ukraine has shifted regional dynamics.
Luka Ignac is an Assistant Director for the Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. With a background as a former Assistant Director and young global professional at the Europe Center, Luka brings expertise in EU-NATO cooperation, NATO partnerships, and the transformation of European defense.
Actively engaged in shaping discourse on transatlantic security, Luka contributes to various publications and analyses. He is also a member of the Wilson Center’s Transatlantic Writers Group.
Before joining the Atlantic Council, Luka gained experience with the BMW Government and External Affairs team, the Croatian embassy in Washington, DC, UCLouvain’s Center for Comparative and Political Science, and the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics.
Luka holds a graduate degree from Georgetown University, where he was an inaugural Donald F. McHenry Global Public Service fellow and a Huffington fellow with the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Additionally, he is an alum of State Department Exchange Programs, One Young World, and the Clinton Global Initiative University.
A native of Zagreb, Croatia, Luka graduated summa cum laude from DePauw University with a BA in political science and French.