New Atlanticist

Dec 7, 2022

The new Swedish government’s agenda for its EU presidency: Forging unity on Ukraine, defense, and trade

By Katherine Walla

Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström explained Wednesday at an Atlantic Council Front Page event that the EU needs strengthening on several fronts to face the challenges ahead.

European Union NATO


Dec 7, 2022

Melinda Haring: Ukraine’s unquenchable thirst for freedom inspires me

By Melinda Haring

Melinda Haring signs off on eight years at the Atlantic Council with love letter to Ukraine recounting how the East European country captured her heart with its intoxicating lust for life and unquenchable thirst for freedom.

Civil Society Conflict

AC Selects

Nov 28, 2022

AC Selects: China’s authoritarianism, Ukraine’s energy infrastructure & COP27

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Africa China

Experts react

Nov 28, 2022

Experts react: What this wave of protests means for the future of the Chinese Communist Party

By Atlantic Council experts

How is the CCP likely to scramble to save face in the midst of rare protests—and will its efforts even work? Our experts give their takes on what the future holds.

China Freedom and Prosperity


Nov 21, 2022

Presentation at Atlas Network’s Liberty Forum

Members of the Freedom and Prosperity Center presented at the 2022 Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner, an event attended by over five hundred activists and policymakers from around the world.

Freedom and Prosperity Political Reform


Nov 17, 2022

Fireside chat with Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan, President and CEO of the Engro Corporation

By Shuja Nawaz & Ghias Khan

A fireside chat with Shuja Nawaz and Ghias Khan as part of the Atlantic Council's 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship.

Economy & Business Pakistan


Nov 17, 2022

Reflections on the 2022 Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan and regional security

By Nilofar Sakhi

The countries involved in the 2022 Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan have yet to address, let alone resolve, fundamental issues related to regional security and a political settlement for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2022

Beijing’s foreign-policy decisions aren’t determined by its political calendar

By Mark Parker Young

There is little connection between the timing of political events and the strength of Beijing's responses to external provocations. International policymakers should take note.

China Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Nov 8, 2022

How the West can help build Kazakh democracy

By Benton Coblentz

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s makeover of Kazakhstan's politics is incomplete, but the West should offer support to push it in the right direction.

Central Asia Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Nov 3, 2022

Germany steps up in the Western Balkans. Will the EU follow its lead? 

By Damir Marusic, Maja Piscevic, Jörn Fleck

Thursday's Western Balkans summit is a sign of momentum for regional economic cooperation and integration—and it couldn't come at a more important time.

Europe & Eurasia Germany