EconoGraphicsMar 19, 2021
Happy St Pats to Ireland: Boom, bust, and recovery for Europe’s most resilient
By GeoEconomics Center
This week, the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center dressed in green and took a moment to reflect on the Irish economy, one of the most resilient in the European Union.
In-Depth Research & ReportsMar 15, 2021
Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey
By Bahadır Kaleağası
A more positive relationship between the European Union and Turkey is a decade-long project of advocates from all over Europe and across the Atlantic. Drawing on history, witnesses see how this relationship can be an excellent win-win algorithm, as much as it can rapidly turn out to be a lose-lose situation or even a triple win-or-lose equation—with political, economic, and social resonance reaching far beyond the Continent.
UkraineAlertMar 7, 2021
Ukraine-EU border crossings in urgent need of upgrade
By Lesia Dubenko and Pavlo Kravchuk
Ukraine's EU border crossings play an important infrastructure role in the country's Euro-Atlantic integration but little has been done to upgrade border facilities since the country turned west in 2014.
Blog PostFeb 26, 2021
Why tactical bargaining won the EU-China Investment Deal
By Elmar Hellendoorn
In the CAI, traditional political proclivities, institutional dynamics, and tactics superseded Europe’s strategic interest in transatlantic coordination and its consideration of communist China as a ‘systemic rival.’ The EU-China investment agreement was thus neither a strategic embrace of Beijing, nor a European rejection of Washington.
In-Depth Research & ReportsJan 13, 2021
Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda: A European perspective
By Emilie Bel
By analyzing the lessons learned from the failure of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations and drawing on interviews with European officials, this paper recommends adopting a step-by-step approach that pays greater attention from the start to the concerns of public opinion—notably, on climate change—the diversity of European sensitivities, and the need to rebuild trust progressively.