Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Herbst joins Carnegie Europe to talk European policy toward the Kremlin

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions International Organizations

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Bhasan Char: An inflection point in the Rohingya refugee crisis?

On December 4, 2020, Dhaka followed through on its promise to move refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, starting a new, unpredictable chapter in the Rohingya crisis. However, Bhasan Char does not solve these problems as much as it relocates them. Separating some refugees from others does not address the underlying drivers of crime within the refugee camps. If anything, relocation splinters aid response, and further attenuates humanitarian space.

SouthAsiaSource by Imrul Islam

Bangladesh Civil Society

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda: A European perspective

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.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Emilie Bel

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

How much money is the G20 spending?

Our new fiscal firepower heat map, updated through December, 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.

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Center

China Economy & Business

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

International Criminal Court is no panacea for Ukraine

The International Criminal Court announced plans in December 2020 for a probe into possible war crimes committed in Ukraine since 2014, but past experience indicates the road to justice will be long.

UkraineAlert by Wayne Jordash and Anna Mykytenko

Conflict International Organizations

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

The top ten risks and opportunities for 2021

COVID-19, the kind of “grey swan” event that is predicted but never pinpointed in time, finally came calling in 2020. Drawing on years of foresight experience at the US National Intelligence Council, we are assessing the top 10 risks and opportunities in the new year, for the US in particular, but with global implications.

New Atlanticist by Mathew Burrows, Robert A. Manning

Africa Coronavirus

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

Atlantic Council Announces Launch of Strategic Litigation Project

New effort from Middle East Programs and the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative seeks to inject fresh thinking into how governments and practitioners can apply legal tools to further foreign policy interests and advance human rights and democracy around the world.

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Norms

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

America’s fleeting second-mover advantage is here

Though Chinese initiative has upset the status quo, their first move clarifies their vulnerabilities and exposes potential effective counterweights. By acting promptly to exploit these opportunities, the United States can take the second-mover advantage.

New Atlanticist by Matthew R. Crouch

China Coronavirus

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

FAST THINKING: NATO’s 138-point plan for survival

This week’s summit of NATO foreign ministers featured the release of an internal report on what it can do to stay relevant over the next decade. The study comes as the Alliance aims to recover from the drift of the Trump era and grapple with new challenges from Russia and China.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Elections International Organizations

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Modernize the kit and the message: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO will only remain successful over the next seventy years if it modernizes its capabilities, takes command of emerging technology, and harmonizes its strategic messaging.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Defense Technologies Europe & Eurasia


Tue, Feb 2, 2021

A conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT - The Atlantic Council officially launches the Europe Center featuring a conversation on Europe and transatlantic relations with His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.

12:00pm Economy & Business European Union France International Organizations

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