New Atlanticist

Feb 29, 2024

It’s Italy’s time to cement itself as the indispensable Mediterranean nation

By Kaush Arha, Paolo Messa

Italy is poised to be Europe’s linchpin for connecting the free and open economies of the Med-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific.

Economy & Business Italy

New Atlanticist

Feb 28, 2024

Irregular migration starts well before the US southern border. Focus on the driving causes of the problem.

By María Eugenia Brizuela de Avila

The United States must work with other countries in the Western Hemisphere to address the economic and security factors that drive migration.

Caribbean Colombia


Feb 26, 2024

Redefining US strategy with Latin America and the Caribbean for a new era

By Jason Marczak, María Fernanda Bozmoski, Matthew Kroenig

The strategic interest of the United States and the countries of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) lies in strengthening their western hemisphere partnership. Shared borders, economic interests, and security alliances bind these nations, along with a common goal for prosperity. However, the perception of waning US interest and the rise of external influences necessitate the […]

Caribbean Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Warrick mentioned in NBC on why House Republicans want to impeach secretary Mayorkas

By Atlantic Council

Americas Latin America

Issue Brief

Feb 21, 2024

This year’s bipartisan immigration bill offers a border blueprint for 2025

By Thomas S. Warrick

The consequences of another year of inaction on border security and immigration policy may convince a supermajority in the Congress to take up again in 2025 many of the ideas in this year’s bipartisan Senate compromise—no matter which party captures the White House in November.

Mexico Migration


Feb 8, 2024

President Zelenskyy’s dual citizenship proposal presents wartime dilemmas

By Mark Temnycky

President Zelenskyy's recent proposal to allow dual citizenship is a potentially popular but impractical measure in the current wartime conditions, writes Mark Temnycky.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Feb 5, 2024

Italy’s Mediterranean pivot: What’s driving Meloni’s ambitious plan with Africa

By Alissa Pavia

The Mattei Plan for Africa was presented on January 29-30 to a delegation of more than twenty-five African leaders. It seeks to establish an Italian agenda that prioritizes Africa's needs and avoids predatory practices.

Africa Economy & Business


Jan 22, 2024

A thirsty reality: Iran’s dire water situation

By Nik Kowsar

Iran's uneven water rights approach disproportionately impacts citizens in marginalized provinces, causing severe water scarcity.

Civil Society Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Jan 10, 2024

Ecuador has declared ‘internal armed conflict’ against criminal gangs. What’s next?

By Isabel Chiriboga

Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa has mobilized the military to fight criminal groups in his country, following two notorious criminal leaders’ escape from prison.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Dec 7, 2023

Pavia quoted in Foreign Policy on migrants traveling through Tunisia

By Atlantic Council

Middle East Migration