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.
New AtlanticistJul 1, 2021
Policy memo: A digital agenda for the Three Seas Initiative Summit
By Frances Burwell, Jörn Fleck, James Batchik, and Luka Ignac
The Three Seas nations should invest in digital infrastructure, nurture emerging technologies, and amplify the region's voice on policy. Here's how.
Luka Ignac is a program assistant with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center. Ignac was previously a young global professional with the Europe Center. He also held internships with the Croatian embassy in Washington, DC; BMW’s Government and External Affairs team, the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, and UCLouvain’s Center for comparative and political science. Ignac was an inaugural Donald F. McHenry Global Public Service fellow and a Huffington fellow with Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Ignac received an MA in German and European studies from Georgetown University. Additionally, he is an alum of State Department Exchange Programs, One Young World, and Clinton Global Initiative University. He graduated summa cum laude from DePauw University with a BA in political science and French. Ignac is from Zagreb, Croatia.