Wed, Nov 25, 2020

What a Biden presidency means for US-Colombia relations

On repeated occasions, President-elect Biden has characterized Colombia as the “keystone” of US foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean, maintaining that, if elected president, restoring the alliance between the United States and Colombia will be among his top foreign policy priorities.

New Atlanticist by Camila Hernandez and Daniel Payares-Montoya

Colombia Corruption

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security sign open letter on consolidating Congressional oversight of DHS

On November 4, six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security signed an open letter to Congressional leadership calling for action to consolidate and strengthen oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prior to the convening of the 117th Congress.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Ramp up on Russia: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO needs to increase the costs for Russian aggression while building back crucial dialogue if there is any prospect for improved relations with Moscow.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Arms Control Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Event recap | Jeff Rowe: AI, gene editing and guaranteeing a stable seed supply

As a part of the GeoTech Center’s AgriTechAction 2020, Mr. Jeff Rowe, President of Global Seeds for Syngenta, was interviewed by Ms. Daniella Taveau, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the GeoTech Center and expert in developing global business and regulatory strategies.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Entrepreneurship

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

Wieslander joins Security in the 21st Century to discuss Sweden – NATO relationship, European strategic autonomy, and Belarus

In the News

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

How the West should deal with Russia

The United States must deal with Russia as it is, not as it wishes it to be. What does a policy framework to address both Russia’s dismal current realities and its better future potential look like?

Report by Alexander Vershbow, Daniel Fried

Arms Control European Union

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Iran tries another lockdown as coronavirus cases soar

Faced with a new surge in coronavirus cases, Iranian authorities have ordered hundreds of cities across the country to obey a variety of stringent new restrictions starting from November 21.

IranSource by Tahereh Hadian-Jazy

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Nia joins BBC News World Service Newsday to discuss the mysterious case of fugitive Iranian judge Gholamreza Mansouri

In the News

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

The post-COVID world this week: A new global role for the United States, the WHO’s latest warning, and the economy’s imprint on Generation COVID

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A reimagined US role in the world.

Coronavirus Alert by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Ashford quoted in the New York Times: 9 ways Biden could change America in January

Emma Ashford’s commentary on potential action of Biden’s foreign policy is quoted in the New York Times. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Elections


Fri, Dec 11, 2020

NATO 20/2020: 20 bold ideas to reimagine the Alliance after the 2020 US election

Online Event A timely conversation on transformational ideas for NATO's future, featuring NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană, next-generation voices, and NATO experts.

9:00am Europe & Eurasia NATO Politics & Diplomacy Resilience & Society

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

Food system sustainability in 2021 and beyond

Online Event A live discussion focused on creating a strategy for technology and data applications to agriculture and food systems challenges in 2021 and beyond.

12:00pm Energy & Environment Resilience & Society Technology & Innovation