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Jan 25, 2023

What Western tanks will mean for Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

With Leopard 2 tanks on the way to Ukraine, our experts rumble in with their takes on what the move signals about Germany’s approach to the war effort.

Conflict Defense Industry

Fast Thinking

Jan 9, 2023

How Brazil can respond to its democracy stress test

By Atlantic Council

Now that authorities have cleared the protests and launched an investigation into security failures, our experts break down what’s to come.

Brazil Democratic Transitions

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Dec 21, 2022

Zelenskyy gets a Washington embrace. Will he also get more weapons?

By Atlantic Council

Zelenskyy came armed with a thank you for the billions of dollars in aid and materiel the United States has sent, and a subtle request for more. Will he get the rest of his wish list?

Conflict Defense Policy

Fast Thinking

Nov 28, 2022

Is China facing another Tiananmen moment?

By Atlantic Council

Our experts break down how far China’s anti-lockdown protest movement could go, what kind of threat it poses to Xi’s government, and what the world should expect next.

China Coronavirus

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Nov 21, 2022

The big success and bigger failure of COP27

By Atlantic Council

What other surprises cropped up at the conference? Our experts, who were on the ground in Sharm el Sheikh, are here to weigh in.

Brazil China

Fast Thinking

Nov 14, 2022

What did Xi and Biden just accomplish?

By Atlantic Council

Our Sinologists read between the lines of the diplomat-speak following the US president and Chinese leader’s meeting in Bali.

China Crisis Management

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Oct 30, 2022

Lula is back in Brazil. Here’s what’s coming.

By Atlantic Council

How will Brazil reposition itself on the world stage? Our experts peer into the future that awaits.

Americas Brazil

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Oct 24, 2022

What to expect from Rishi Sunak’s Britain

By Atlantic Council

Can Sunak steady the markets, the country, and the Conservative Party? How will minority communities in Britain view a history-making prime minister of Indian descent?

Democratic Transitions Europe & Eurasia

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Oct 20, 2022

Can Britain pull out of its political turmoil?

By Atlantic Council

Our experts weigh in on Prime Minister Liz Truss’ resignation, what will it take to right the ship of state, and whether a Brexit reversal is on the table.

Economy & Business Elections

Fast Thinking

Oct 16, 2022

Reading between the lines of Xi’s party congress speech

By Atlantic Council

How should the world interpret his rhetoric about Taiwan? What was conspicuously absent from the speech? Our experts weigh in.

China Crisis Management