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Aug 16, 2022

US climate spending may soon match that of developed peers

By Sophia Busch, Carrie Hsu

Now that the US has passed the Inflation Reduction Act, its spending commitments on climate adaption and mitigation may match those for the UK and EU through 2025.

Economy & Business United Kingdom


Aug 15, 2022

Will the United States designate Russia a state sponsor of terrorism?

By Mark Temnycky

As Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine approaches the six-month mark amid growing evidence of war crimes, pressure is mounting on the Biden Administration to designate Russia a state sponsor of terrorism.

Conflict Economic Sanctions


Aug 14, 2022

Russia’s invasion has highlighted Ukraine’s nation-building progress

By Anders Åslund

Ukraine's remarkably resilient response to Russia’s February 2022 invasion has highlighted the impressive nation-building progress made by the country since the chaotic early years of the post-Soviet era.

Civil Society Conflict


Aug 12, 2022

Summer reading list: Future of money edition

By Ananya Kumar

These are our top picks for your summer reading list on the future of money: everything from trying to understand the news better to what’s next in the world of innovation.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy


Aug 12, 2022

Guide to wartime Kyiv: City on the frontlines of European history

By Andreas Umland

Visiting wartime Ukraine is certainly an extreme option but a trip to today’s Kyiv offers an opportunity to witness world history in the making while providing Ukrainians with meaningful moral and material support.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Aug 12, 2022

Roberts featured in SupChina

On August 5, Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts published an article, “Jeep shuts China factory as decoupling continues,” in SupChina. Roberts discusses Jeep’s decision to close its last remaining factory in China, over broken trust with the Chinese government. More broadly, he describes the larger picture for multinationals in China as “not pretty,” due to […]

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Aug 11, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act sends a foreign-policy message to US friends and foes alike

By Andrea Clabough

The strategic implications of this bill can hardly be overstated. Here's why.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Aug 11, 2022

The uncomfortable economic truth behind Xi Jinping’s Taiwan threats

By Jeremy Mark

Both countries’ economies stand to lose if the situation in the Taiwan Strait continues to escalate.

China Economic Sanctions


Aug 11, 2022

Generation UA: Young Ukrainians are driving the resistance to Russia’s war

By Mehri Druckman

Generation UA: From politics and the military to civil society and journalism, the post-independence generation of young Ukrainians is driving the country's remarkable fight back against Russia's invasion.

Civil Society Conflict

Issue Brief

Aug 11, 2022

China Pathfinder: Q2 2022 Update

By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

Over the past ten months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies? 

China Fiscal and Structural Reform