Experts

Content

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Russia’s intervention in Venezuela: What’s at stake?

Venezuela is suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory, Russia has become a key actor that has provided a lifeline of support to Maduro and his cronies. Today, Russia’s efforts to prop up Nicolás Maduro have been a relatively low-cost, but high-reward strategy for Moscow to sow further instability in the United States' own hemisphere.

Report by John E. Herbst and Jason Marczak

Democratic Transitions Economic Sanctions

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Danger ahead

Although every Ukrainian understandably wishes a quick end to the war in the Donbas and a lasting settlement of the conflict, Ukraine is strongly advised to approach any Minsk Summit with the greatest care.

UkraineAlert by Willem Aldershoff

European Union International Norms

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Westminster tries to rein Johnson in and avoid no-deal

Arguing that the bill would mean he would lose all leverage with Brussels over a new withdrawal agreement, Johnson said “there is only one way forward for the country…there must now be an election.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Elections European Union

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Rising regionalism: A new trend or an old idea in need of better understanding?

The success of regionalism in Europe can be an important example for the nations of Central Asia, who remain hesitant about regional cooperation despite their shared economic, cultural, and geopolitical characteristics, and need for greater internal cohesion.

New Atlanticist by Richards Kols

Central Asia International Organizations

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Taking on the Temperature

Paris is certainly a leader in the effort to confront climate change and has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050; it recently released a comprehensive “urban cooling strategy” to prepare for the extreme heat that has cost lives and livelihoods in the recent past.

New Atlanticist by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Climate Change & Climate Action France

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Carpenter quoted in Foreign Policy on Bolton’s upcoming visit to Belarus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe International Norms

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte: Stronger Together Than Apart

Stronger together than apart Speech by Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte  Atlantic Council Washington, DC July 18, 2019

Transcript by David Wemer

European Union International Organizations
eucomissionerjh

Wed, Apr 10, 2019

Private roundtable with European Commissioner Johannes Hahn

On April 10, the Future Europe Initiative hosted Dr. Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. Dr. Hahn enlightened the attendees about the adopted European strategy for enhanced engagement and potential enlargement into the Western Balkans region. He also discussed and gave his perspective on recent regional political developments.

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

European Union International Organizations

Wed, Apr 3, 2019

MLP at NATO Engages

On April 3rd, a cohort of Millennium Fellows had the opportunity to attend and participate during NATO Engages. Zafar Hashemi shared his history with NATO beginning as a boy in Afghanistan and culminating in his current position with SIGAR. Pete Seat was asked to present his perspective immediately following Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s address to […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan International Organizations

Sat, Feb 2, 2019

Venezuela and great power competition

The contest for the future of Venezuela will have outsized consequences on what forces and values – democratic or autocratic – will determine not only the country’s future but also influence the regional and global future.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Democratic Transitions International Organizations