Britain Debrief

Jun 10, 2021

#BritainDebrief – G7 special: Does America need a global Britain? A debrief from Emily Tamkin

By Ben Judah

For a special #BritainDebrief, New Statesman US editor Emily Tamkin discusses the G7 summit hosted in the UK, and Britain's role in the United States' global foreign policy.

G20 International Norms

New Atlanticist

Apr 21, 2021

A world apart: How wealthy nations can strengthen the COVID safety net

By Jeremy Mark and Vasuki Shastry

The international community has delivered important progress in combating the impact of COVID-19, but much more is needed to assist low-income countries. While the IMF's Special Drawing Rights are a good start, G20 nations must help restructure the debts of developing nations and fund vaccine distribution.

Africa China


Mar 10, 2021

How much money is the G20 spending?

By GeoEconomics Center

Our new fiscal firepower heat map, updated through March 2021, shows how G20 COVID-19 crisis spending now compares to the Global Financial Crisis. While nearly every country is deploying its fiscal firepower significantly more than a decade ago, China is still spending less.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 9, 2021

Borghard at T20: Cyber threats to global financial stability

By Atlantic Council

On February 9, Erica Borghard participated in the first full meeting of Task Force 4: Digital Transformation for the Think20 (T20). The T20 is the official engagement group of the G20, bringing together leading think tanks and research center worldwide. At the meeting, Borghard presented her policy brief on cyber threats to global financial stability. […]

Cybersecurity G20

In the News

Aug 17, 2020

Burrows and Manning in The National Interest: What happens when America is no longer the undisputed super power?

By Atlantic Council

China Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jul 15, 2020

The G20 needs to do more to address the human toll of COVID-19

By Jeremy Mark

If the wealthy countries cannot support measures to stave off a humanitarian crisis, the damage will run deeper than the resurgence of hunger and disease. The political repercussions will take the shape of civil strife, extremism, and mass migration. The G20 will do irreparable damage to social cohesion and international cooperation if it fails to act decisively.

Coronavirus G20

Issue Brief

Jul 15, 2020

United G20 must pave the way for robust post-COVID-19 recovery

By Phil Thornton

The world is facing unprecedented health and economic crises that require a global solution. Governments have locked down their economies to contain the mounting death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic. With this response well underway, now is the time to move into a recovery effort.

China Coronavirus

Issue briefs and reports

Jul 7, 2020

What world post-COVID-19? Three scenarios

By Mathew Burrows, Peter Engelke

A preliminary look at the geopolitical implications of the pandemic and possible directions for the global system after the still-unfolding crisis.

Coronavirus G20

In the News

May 23, 2020

Mathew Burrows and Bob Manning in The Hill about a global “Manhattan Project” to end pandemics

By Atlantic Council

Coronavirus English

New Atlanticist

May 5, 2020

Democratic solidarity and the road ahead

By Ana Palacio and Daniel Fried

The United States needs to lead in devising both immediate and systemic responses to the coronavirus challenge, but not alone. Leadership means neither diktat nor incantation of old formulas. It means using American convening power to adapt tested principles to new challenges, crystalizing friends and allies—transatlantic, transpacific and not forgetting hemispheric—around a common agenda.

Coronavirus G20