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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Rothschild in National Interest: Rhetoric divorced from reality: Deciphering Biden’s foreign policy philosophy

Nonresident senior fellow Amanda Rothschild argues that President Biden’s rhetoric has not been matched with effective policy action when it comes to competition between democracies and autocracies, commitment to NATO, and American global leadership. She further argues that an interest-based approach may be more effective than one based solely on values.

In the News by Atlantic Council

NATO Partnerships Politics & Diplomacy

Sat, Jul 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing June 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

Belarus China

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Letter in support of the Afghan people by friends of Afghanistan: As US and NATO forces withdraw, we must not abandon the Afghan people and their democratic republic

This is an open letter organized by a coalition of Afghan women and friends of Afghanistan. The Afghan Women’s Network together with a larger coalition of Our Voices - Our Future and Together Stronger work to achieve peace and demand an end to the conflict and an equal representation of women across fields in Afghanistan. We believe in inclusive, just, practical, and sustainable peace in which women are equal citizens of Afghanistan.


Afghanistan Human Rights

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Three priorities for NATO partnerships in a contested world

NATO should double down on what works—capacity-building—while expanding political consultations with partners and forging new frontiers in science and technology cooperation.

New Atlanticist by Lisa Aronsson and Brett Swaney

Europe & Eurasia Indo-Pacific

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

NATO must stand with Ukraine against Russian aggression

NATO's 2008 decision to deny Ukraine a Membership Action Plan paved the way for Putin's 2014 attack. NATO leaders must now back Ukraine to prevent a further escalation in Russia's war on the post-1991 settlement.

UkraineAlert by Paul Grod

Conflict NATO Partnerships

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Kadhim quoted in Al Arabiya on NATO’s “surrogate force”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iraq Middle East

Fri, Mar 26, 2021

Opportunity knocks for NATO and its partners in the Asia-Pacific

Although NATO and its Asia-Pacific partners have developed their relations over the past two decades, various constraints have limited the ambition and potential of these relationships. But there may be a change of the status quo on the horizon.

New Atlanticist by Mirna Galic

East Asia Indo-Pacific

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

A rebuttal to Russia’s narrative about the West, grounded in history

A recently compiled trove of historical documents constitutes a profound rebuttal of a false narrative, contradicting Moscow’s complaints about NATO through the words of Russia’s own top officials and experts. In an age of widespread disinformation and malign revisionism, the collection provides an accurate account of the NATO-Russia relationship.

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski, Daniel Fried, Alexander Vershbow

European Union International Organizations

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Why is Ukraine still not in NATO?

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said recently that he'd like to ask US President Joe Biden, "Why is Ukraine still not in NATO?" Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba agrees that this question has never been more pertinent.

UkraineAlert by Dmytro Kuleba

Conflict NATO

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Build an Atlantic-Pacific partnership: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO is the only institution capable of organizing transatlantic and transpacific stakeholders to address China’s political, military, and information threats.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initative

Australia China