REPORT

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Geopolitics & Energy Security events

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative, featuring Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

On March 25, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center organized a strategy session on “Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative,” convened by Gen. James L. Jones, Jr. and Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, Chairman and Co-Chair of the Atlantic Council’s Three Seas Programming. The roundtable featured opening remarks by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) who has lead Congressional support for the Initiative. […]

Event Recap

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

The future of US-Pakistan relations with H.E. Ambassador Asad Khan

Online Event Against the backdrop of longstanding regional tensions within South Asia, the international COVID-19 economic slowdown, the United States’ evolving role in the world, and the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan, US-Pakistan relations stand at a crossroads.

3:00pm Economy & Business Geopolitics & Energy Security Indo-Pacific Pakistan

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

What should Biden do about Ukraine?

Online Event Now that President Joe Biden has taken office, he has a real chance to move past the difficult detour that US-Ukraine relations took under his predecessor. A new issue brief lays out a plan for how the Biden team can repair relations with Ukraine.

10:00am Fiscal and Structural Reform Geopolitics & Energy Security International Financial Institutions Political Reform

Experts

Content

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

A pipeline deal could help end Putin’s Ukraine war

The Russian-led conflict in eastern Ukraine and the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline are the two most contentious issues on the Euro-Atlantic security agenda today. Linking the two could broaden the space for negotiation.

UkraineAlert by Colin Cleary

Conflict European Union

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative, featuring Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

On March 25, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center organized a strategy session on “Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative,” convened by Gen. James L. Jones, Jr. and Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, Chairman and Co-Chair of the Atlantic Council’s Three Seas Programming. The roundtable featured opening remarks by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) who has lead Congressional support for the Initiative. […]

Event Recap

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Why the Black Sea could emerge as the world’s next great energy battleground

The Black Sea has vast untapped oil and gas reserves along with enormous renewable energy possibilities. This makes it potentially one of the world's great energy battlegrounds in the decades ahead.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Geopolitics & Energy Security

Sun, Mar 21, 2021

Germany’s Greens vow to block Putin’s pipeline

Germany's Greens have confirmed plans to block Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline if, as expected, they form part of the new German coalition government following Bundestag elections in September 2021.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany
EU-Turkey

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

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.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Bahadır Kaleağası

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Sun, Mar 14, 2021

The United Nations Security Council needs to authorize military action to prevent the spill of the FSO SAFER

The FSO SAFER and the five miles of subsea pipeline to which it is attached threaten to pour 2.14 million barrels of oil into the Red Sea. Between Yemen’s reliance on food shipments to stem a widespread famine, and the wider region’s reliance on desalination plants for drinking water, realistic estimates put the potential death toll from the spill in the millions.

EnergySource by Dr. Ian Ralby, Rohini Ralby, and Dr. David Soud

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Is the US still committed to stopping Putin’s pipeline?

Concerns are growing over the Biden administration's commitment to blocking a controversial gas pipeline that threatens to significantly strengthen Putin's influence over Europe.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Biden must persuade Germany and Austria to stop the “Schroederization” of Europe

US President Joe Biden needs to address the issue of Western politicians accepting Kremlin-linked jobs following their retirement from public service, argue Anders Åslund and Benjamin L. Schmitt.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund and Benjamin L. Schmitt

Corruption Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Turkey is seeking a fresh start with Israel

After a recent period of turbulence in bilateral Turkey-Israel relations, Turkey, driven by economic and geopolitical interests, is now eager to normalize ties.

TURKEYSource by Karel Valansi

Crisis Management Economy & Business

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

Set NATO’s sights on the High North: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Security in the Arctic is waiting on no one. NATO needs a strategy for defense and deterrence in the High North before it is outflanked.

NATO 20/2020 by James Danoy and Marisol Maddox

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia