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New Atlanticist

May 22, 2024

Ruto’s state visit to the White House is overdue. So is Biden’s visit to Africa.

By Sibi Nyaoga and Alexander Tripp

Just as important as the Kenyan president’s visit to the United States this week is how soon the US president visits Nairobi in return.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy


May 22, 2024

There’s less to China’s housing bailout than meets the eye

By Jeremy Mark

Beijing’s property measures are a drop in the ocean

China Economy & Business


May 22, 2024

There’s an alternative to Russian-based trade routes—but it needs support from the US, EU, and Turkey

By Arnold C. Dupuy

The Middle Corridor can offer an alternative to the Russian-based Northern Corridor, as long as countries can surmount these remaining challenges.

Central Asia Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Don’t let the US become the only country to ban CBDCs

By Josh Lipsky, Ananya Kumar

The Federal Reserve should be allowed to continue its exploration and work with US commercial banks and countries around the world to build safe global standards and faster payments.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business


May 21, 2024

The Euro’s share of international transactions is likely smaller than it looks 

By Hung Tran

And the renminbi’s is larger.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Bridging the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas would serve both European and NATO interests

By Kaush Arha, Adam Eberhardt, Paolo Messa, and George Scutaru

Strategic corridors linking Constanța, Gdańsk, and Trieste would be transformative force multipliers for European peace and prosperity.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

In the News

May 21, 2024

Webster quoted in the Guardian, Globe and Mail, and Die Zeit on the Xi-Putin meeting

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Global China

May 17, 2024

Global China Newsletter – A flurry of leader-level diplomacy

By Dexter Tiff Roberts

The fourth 2024 edition of the Global China Newsletter

China Eastern Europe

Blog Post

May 17, 2024

State of the Order: Global conflict is continuing to reshape the global order—and so is climate change

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

The US is banning the import of Russian nuclear fuel. Here’s why that matters.

By Jennifer T. Gordon

The US Congress has taken a crucial step in moving away from dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, but more action is needed.

Energy & Environment Nuclear Energy