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Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Build an Atlantic-Pacific Partnership

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 James Hildebrand, Harry W.S. Lee, Fumika Mizuno, Miyeon Oh, and Monica Michiko Sato

China Defense Policy

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Seek membership for Mexico

Building a relationship between NATO and Mexico may be the key to keeping a rapidly changing America invested in European security.

NATO 20/2020 by Christopher Skaluba, Gabriela R. A. Doyle

Europe & Eurasia Mexico

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

End the Russian veto on Georgian accession

Admitting Georgia to NATO without extending an Article 5 guarantee to Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region can fulfil the promise of the Bucharest Summit.

NATO 20/2020 by Luke Coffey and Alexis Mrachek

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Russia as aggressor, NATO as objective: Ukraine’s new National Security Strategy

Ukraine unveiled a new National Security Strategy in September 2020 that clearly identifies Russia as the enemy and sets out NATO membership as the end goal of the country's security policy.

UkraineAlert by Alyona Getmanchuk

Conflict National Security

Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Carpenter in Politico: 5 ways to fix America’s broken ties with Europe

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia NATO Partnerships

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

Bryza joins Georgia’s Mtavari TV to discuss Georgia’s prospective NATO membership and its investment climate

In the News

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Containing the Kremlin: Why the West must rethink policy towards a revisionist Russia

After more than five years of deadlock in Russia-Ukraine peace talks, it is obvious that fresh approaches are needed in order to end the war on Europe’s eastern frontier and contain the Kremlin.

UkraineAlert by Oleksii Reznikov

Conflict NATO Partnerships

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

German defense minister responds to US plans for a troop drawdown

German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned that the US President Donald J. Trump administration's planned withdrawal of 9,500 American troops from her country—a move announced by the US president earlier this month—must not send Russia the signal “that the US is less interested in Europe.”

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Germany NATO

Tue, Jun 16, 2020

NATO upgrades Ukraine

NATO recognized Ukraine as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner on June 12 in a status upgrade that reflected deepening cooperation and boosted Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration ambitions.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Sun, Jun 14, 2020

The perils of transatlantic decoupling and how to stop it

It’s time to take urgent measures to head off the danger of “transatlantic decoupling,” a strategic shift that would put at risk more than seven decades of gains in democracy, open markets and individual rights. Two world wars have taught us where transatlantic neglect can lead, while the history of the past 75 years underscores the value of common cause. We forget those lessons at our peril.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Europe & Eurasia Nationalism