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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

Fast Thinking

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

Fast Thinking

Sep 30, 2022

Russia has again tried to change Europe’s borders by force. What’s next?

By Atlantic Council

Our experts map out what to expect after Putin’s latest major escalation.

Conflict Crisis Management

Fast Thinking

Sep 21, 2022

FAST THINKING: What to make of Putin’s nuclear threats

By Atlantic Council

Our experts weigh in on whether Putin’s latest rhetoric is more bluster—or the beginning of a dangerous new phase in his war on Ukraine.

Conflict Crisis Management

Fast Thinking

Sep 5, 2022

What should the world expect from Liz Truss?

By Atlantic Council experts

As Truss maps out her priorities, our experts weigh in on what to expect from London under her leadership.

Democratic Transitions European Union