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UkraineAlert by Sergiy Tsivkach

Nov 30, 2021

Transforming Ukraine into an international manufacturing hub

UkraineAlert by Sergiy Tsivkach

Ukraine is taking steps to build on the country's huge potential as a major international manufacturing hub and is now seeking to attract international investment that can drive further economic growth.

Economy & Business Education

Report by Dr. Carla Norrlöf

Nov 30, 2021

Economic statecraft: Finance and money

Report by Dr. Carla Norrlöf

Using economics to achieve non-economic foreign policy objectives has become a dominant strategy for great powers in the post 9/11 world. The economic statecraft kit now includes a wide range of practices such as financial sanctions, coercive policies and inducements to defensive policies.

Australia China

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Nov 30, 2021

Is the new German government good news for Ukraine?

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

The sun is finally setting on Germany’s Merkel era and a new coalition government is poised to take over. What will this change mean for Germany’s policies towards Russia, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Nov 30, 2021

Nord Stream 2 will test new German government’s European solidarity

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

If the new German government does not block Vladimir Putin's Nord Stream 2 pipeline weapon, Ukraine will be irreversibly weakened while Germany and Europe as a whole will be sleepwalking into a perpetual gas crunch.  

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Report by Noah Barkin and Agatha Kratz

Nov 30, 2021

Transatlantic tools: Harmonizing US and EU approaches to China

Report by Noah Barkin and Agatha Kratz

Cooperation between the US and the EU is essential if they are to develop effective responses to the challenges presented by China. However, there has been a lack of coordination in recent years. Nevertheless, this paper argues there is now an opportunity under the Biden Administration for the United States and Europe to learn from each other and harmonize some of their China-related efforts. 

China Economic Sanctions

AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby

Nov 29, 2021

Africa’s digital infrastructure is the next playing field for great-power competition

AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby

US-China competition will be shaped by efforts to support Africa's digital infrastructure.

Africa Digital Currencies

MENASource by Mahmood Abdulla

Nov 29, 2021

Startups aren’t just hip. They’re also the key to unlocking youth unemployment in MENA.

MENASource by Mahmood Abdulla

The MENA region has a pressing unemployment challenge. While many attempts are underway to address this problem, the solution could lie in its growing startup scene.

Economy & Business Middle East

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Nov 28, 2021

EU regulations may yet disarm Vladimir Putin’s pipeline weapon

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing hard to secure fast track certification for his Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but these efforts will likely prove no match for the EU’s anti-trust laws and regulatory system.

Economic Sanctions European Union

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Alexander Khara

Nov 27, 2021

Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine obsession could spark a major European war

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Alexander Khara

Russian President Vladimir Putin's Ukraine obsession could spark the largest European conflict since WWII. With Russian troops massed on the Ukrainian border, Western leaders must demonstrate their readiness to back Ukraine and impose crushing costs on the Kremlin.

Conflict Cybersecurity

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 26, 2021

Schuman in Bloomberg Businessweek: More businesses will stand up to China after the Peng Shuai outcry

In the News by Atlantic Council

On November 26, 2021, Michael Schuman published a piece in Bloomberg Businessweek. In light of the outcry surrounding the disappearance of Peng Shuai and response from Steve Simon, chairman and chief executive officer of the Women’s Tennis Association, Schuman argues that it is “getting harder for executives to balance supporting social causes with reaping the riches […]

China Economy & Business

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