May 23, 2024

From Vilnius to Warsaw: How to Advance Three Seas Goals Between Summits

By Olga Khakova

To define regional goals of digital, transport, and energy integration, the leaders of the Three Seas Initiative member states and partners meet annually. But to make real progress toward these goals, they must now create a secretariat to coordinate and act on challenges throughout the year.

Central Europe Eastern Europe


May 21, 2024

Ukraine’s soccer stars aim for Euro 2024 glory amid Russian invasion

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian national soccer team heads to Euro 2024 in Germany this summer hoping to provide their war-weary compatriots with a much-needed morale boost, writes Mark Temnycky.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

Event Recap

May 13, 2024

Gender parity in MENA diplomacy and its impact on peace

By Charles Johnson

Event recap of WIn Fellowship Roadshow 2024 public event on Arab women in diplomacy

Conflict Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2024

The European Parliament is still learning its lesson from corruption scandals

By Sophia Athan

With European Parliament elections upcoming, EU institutions should codify stricter definitions of foreign influence and interference, and they should pass additional reforms to ensure transparency.

Corruption European Union

In the News

May 8, 2024

Zeneli featured in The National Interest on Italy’s G7 presidency

By Valbona Zeneli

On May 8, Transatlantic Security Initiative non-resident senior fellow Valbona Zeneli wrote an article in The National Interest discussing Italy’s G7 presidency and the future of the Mediterranean region.   

International Organizations Southern & Southeastern Europe


May 3, 2024

The UN Libya envoy’s resignation shows why the political transition is failing

By Karim Mezran

Regardless of who replaces Abdoulaye Bathily, the next special envoy will not be able to solve Libya’s political impasse as long as the leaders of the country’s factions remain unwilling to meaningfully engage.

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business

Inside the Taliban's gender apartheid

Apr 30, 2024

Don’t look away: The Taliban’s mistreatment of women has global ramifications

By Samira Abrar

The Taliban’s impunity for its violations of international human rights law poses grave risks to women’s rights worldwide.

Afghanistan Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Apr 24, 2024

Dispatch from Rome: Political stability gives Italy a chance to step into the spotlight

By Jörn Fleck, Rachel Rizzo, James Batchik, Nicholas O’Connell

With newfound steadiness at home, Rome can make its priorities for the West heard, especially the security of the Mediterranean and outreach to Africa.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Apr 18, 2024

What should digital public infrastructure look like? The G7 and G20 offer contrasting visions.

By Anand Raghuraman

The two organizations hold different views of how digital public infrastructure should shape the way markets function.

Brazil Digital Policy
Brazil G20 bilboard


Apr 12, 2024

Brazil’s approach to the G20: Leading by example

By Hung Tran

Brazil’s non-aligned, cooperative, and practical approach holds out the promise of a constructive outcome for this year’s G20 meetings—especially if progress is measured by concrete global initiatives.

Brazil G20