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New Atlanticist

Aug 5, 2022

Why US global leadership keeps surviving partisanship

By Daniel Fried

Time and again, US global leadership has faced serious trials. But it has always prevailed.

International Norms Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Schuman in the Atlantic: The Gamble of Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan

On August 3, 2022, Global China Hub senior fellow Michael Schuman published an article in The Atlantic, “The Gamble of Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan.” “Taipei is celebrating; Beijing is seething. This may prove a consequential moment in a looming confrontation between China and the U.S. over not just the island’s future but the world’s.” […]

China International Norms

New Atlanticist

Aug 3, 2022

It’s time to block Taliban leaders’ trips abroad

By James Cunningham, Ryan Crocker, Hugo Llorens, P. Michael McKinley, Ronald E. Neumann, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Reimposing the UN travel ban is one of the few actions the United States can take to show that it’s serious. It should use this opportunity.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Jul 28, 2022

Former US Defense Secretary Esper’s five-point plan for Taiwan to deter China

By Katherine Walla

The island must “make the first move” in shoring up its defenses and protecting its national security, said former US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper at the Atlantic Council.

China Crisis Management

In the News

Jul 13, 2022

Schuman in the Atlantic: How China Wants to Replace the U.S. Order

On July 13, 2022, Global China Hub senior fellow Michael Schuman published an article in the Atlantic, “How China Wants to Replace the U.S. Order”. “What began as a trade war over Beijing’s discriminatory business practices and a tech war to dominate the industries of the future is now an ideas war—a battle to establish […]

China International Norms

In-Depth Research & Reports

Jul 12, 2022

The rise of complex ‘intermediate zones’: the Ukraine War and China’s opportunity and dilemma in the Middle East

By She Gangzheng

Middle Eastern leaders are closely watching the United States’ strategic rivalry with China and Russia, worrying the region would remain vulnerable to the spillover effects of extra-regional great-power politics.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jul 4, 2022

Ashford in The National Interest: Ukraine and the return of the multipolar world

By Atlantic Council

On July 4, The National Interest published an article by Emma Ashford about how the war in Ukraine demonstrates the persistence of spheres of influence and signals an ongoing shift to a multipolar world. “A sphere of influence is not a normative concept, nor something a state cedes to another out of courtesy or pity. It is […]

Conflict English

Inflection Points

Jul 2, 2022

Special dispatch from Madrid: At NATO’s historic summit, good scores points on evil, but it’s not enough to stop Putin’s Ukraine war

By Frederick Kempe

Despite the successes of the NATO summit, Russia's missile strike on a Ukrainian shopping mall put the brutality of Putin's war into stark relief.

Conflict Eastern Europe

In the News

Jun 27, 2022

Varshney in The Indian Express: Backsliding in America

By Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Norms

In the News

Jun 27, 2022

Manning in Global Asia: Ukraine and US Asia-Pacific policy

By Atlantic Council

In the June 2022 issue of Global Asia, Robert Manning authored an article about how the war in Ukraine affects US Asia-Pacific policy. “Few have yet to fathom just how deep in uncharted waters we are — and why it is a hinge of history, like the Sept. 11 attacks, reshaping world affairs,” Manning predicted. […]

China Economy & Business

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