US elections

The U.S. elections in 2020 are critical global events, affecting the nation’s policy on everything from energy and economics to foreign policy and security. But voting and campaigning will also be deeply affected by debates on disinformation and election interference, spectres that haunt all elections worldwide in an age of information warfare. The Atlantic Council joins these conversations as a non-partisan voice.

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Mon, Mar 9, 2020

Lipner in Foreign Policy: Bibi is no Houdini

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Israel

Tue, Mar 3, 2020

Lipner in the Washington Post: Israeli politicians are a growing threat to their country

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Israel

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Hamburg as Barometer: What’s Happening in German Politics?

For the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Atlantic Council Resident Fellow Julian Mueller-Kaler joins AICGS’ Jeff Rathke and Eric Langenbacher for a new episode of the Zeitgeist, a podcast focused on Germany, the United States, and the transatlantic relationship.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Wechsler and Fontenrose in The Washington Post: How US allies in the Gulf can help prevent an Iranian October surprise

As the 2020 US presidential election ramps up, the Atlantic Council's Kirsten Fontenrose and William Wechsler write in The Washington Post on the threat of an October surprise from Iran.

In the News

Elections Iran

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Slavin joins PRI to discuss Iran’s parliamentary elections

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Iran

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Slavin quoted in CNBC on Iran’s parliamentary elections

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Iran

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Challenges and opportunities for Croatia’s new president

Croatia’s new president Zoran Milanovic entered office on February 18 with a legacy to build upon and several challenges to overcome. Over the last fifteen years, Croatia has made remarkable progress as a democratic state, joining NATO in 2009 and the European Union (EU) in 2013. Even so, the uncertain future of European integration, uneven economic development, and malign foreign influence present challenges for Croatia and the Balkans region. The United States, other EU members, and NATO allies have a role to play in supporting Croatia’s efforts to tackle these challenges.

New Atlanticist by Claudia Vaughn Zittle

Economy & Business Elections

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Pierre Englebert discusses the current political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo

On Thursday, February 13, the Africa Center hosted a roundtable with Dr. Pierre Englebert, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and H. Russell Smith Professor of International Relations at Pomona College.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

The German center does not hold

As Germans continue to come to grips with the political fall-out of the debacle in Thuringia and the selection of a new leader for the CDU, one thing is clear, the political stability offered by the dominance of the center-left and center-right that typified the Federal Republic of Germany is anything but certain in the months and years to come.

New Atlanticist by Michael John Williams

Elections Germany

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

After the 2020 Taiwan election: Strengthening defense and security cooperation

Seemingly good results at the polls do not negate the domestic and international issues that President Tsai and the DPP will have to face over the next four years, including internal battles over Taiwanese national identity, cooperation with the United States, and relations with mainland China.

New Atlanticist by Chang-Ching Tu

China Elections

Events

Mon, Jul 6, 2020

Russia’s new Tsar? The aftermath of Putin’s constitutional referendum

ONLINE EVENT - Putin seems to close to achieving his goal, guaranteeing his chance to remain president until 2036. Now looking forward, what does the future hold in store for Putin and Russia?

1:00pm ONLINE EVENT