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Nov 16, 2022

How will the next Congress affect US policy on Ukraine, China, the economy, and more?

By Atlantic Council experts

The next two years of US President Joe Biden’s term will likely look markedly different from the first two. We asked our experts what's in store.

Elections National Security

In the News

Nov 14, 2022

Svetlova in The Jerusalem Post: Israel must not let election results undermine foreign policy

By Atlantic Council

Elections Israel

In the News

Nov 11, 2022

Wieslander in Chatham House interview:”How will Sweden’s right turn affect its foreign policy priorities?”

Although the Sweden Democrats are not formally part of Sweden’s new government, the ruling minority coalition will depend on parliamentary support from the far-right party, giving them influence over government policy for the first time. This represents a clear shift to the right for a country with a long history of social democratic governments. How will this change […]

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Nov 10, 2022

Can Meloni hold together Italy’s fractious governing coalition while staying tough on Russia?

By Nick O’Connell

Italian domestic politics risk spilling across borders and testing EU and NATO unity in the face of Russian aggressions.

Democratic Transitions Elections

New Atlanticist

Nov 8, 2022

How the West can help build Kazakh democracy

By Benton Coblentz

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s makeover of Kazakhstan's politics is incomplete, but the West should offer support to push it in the right direction.

Central Asia Democratic Transitions

EnergySource

Nov 3, 2022

US midterm elections, Part II: The executive agenda and leading from the top

By David L. Goldwyn, Andrea Clabough

Even if the Biden administration has to work with a divided government after the midterms, it will retain significant control of energy and climate policy after having already passed major legislative packages. However, it will still be up against the clock to implement additional measures and protect them from future reversal.

Elections Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert

Nov 3, 2022

Will next week’s midterm elections impact US support for Ukraine?

By Peter Dickinson

US backing for Ukraine has been crucial for the country's fight back against Putin's invasion but the campaign leading up to next week's US midterm elections suggests American support cannot be taken for granted.

Conflict Economy & Business

MENASource

Nov 2, 2022

Experts react: Bibi is back—back again for now

By Daniel B. Shapiro, Barbara Slavin, Mark N. Katz, Richard LeBaron, Thomas S. Warrick, Jean-Loup Samaan, Shalom Lipner, Carmiel Arbit, Ali Bakir, David Daoud, Andrew L. Peek, Ariel Ezrahi, Yulia Shalomov, Jonah Fisher

We asked our experts to weigh in on what's in store for Israel's democracy, its ability to balance opposing domestic forces, and its relations with regional partners.

Elections Israel

EnergySource

Nov 2, 2022

US midterm elections, Part I: What’s at stake for energy and climate?

By David L. Goldwyn, Andrea Clabough

The US midterm elections could alter the course of the Biden administration's energy and climate trajectory. But just like points of contention could emerge, consensus and continuity could as well.

Elections Energy & Environment

MENASource

Nov 2, 2022

As the election fog clears, Netanyahu poised to ride a hungry, far-right tiger

By Shalom Lipner

Whichever scenario materializes, it’s not impossible that Israelis could yet find themselves summoned to vote in a sixth election before 2023 is up.

Elections Israel

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