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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

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Zelenskyy’s appeal for a special tribunal for the crime of aggression

By Atlantic Council

With due process of law now, justice will bring the power of peace in the future, was the Ukrainian president's message to an event co-hosted by the US Institute of Peace and the Atlantic Council.

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

UkraineAlert

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

TURKEYSource

Dec 7, 2022

Turkey can become an energy hub—but not by going all-in on Russian gas

By Yevgeniya Gaber

Turkey has the ambition and potential to play a key role in the regional energy landscape but Russian gas hampers its effort to become a hub.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström: Sweden’s EU presidency will push for a ‘stronger’ Europe

By Atlantic Council

Here's how Sweden plans to address the world's growing instability as the new EU president—and, eventually, the newest NATO member.

NATO Northern Europe

UkraineAlert

Dec 6, 2022

Russia must stop being an empire if it is wishes to prosper as a nation

By Taras Kuzio

Post-Soviet Russia never shed the imperial identity inherited from the Soviet and Czarist past but Putin's disastrous invasion of Ukraine could now set the stage for the emergence of a post-imperial Russian identity.

Central Asia Conflict

New Atlanticist

Dec 6, 2022

How Ukraine’s proposed special tribunal for Russian aggression would work

By Celeste Kmiotek

A special tribunal on Russian aggression would raise questions around jurisdiction, legal details, and the role of the US. Here's how they can be addressed.

Conflict Human Rights

UkraineAlert

Dec 5, 2022

Russia’s Ukraine invasion is fueling an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova

By Alexander St. Leger

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is helping to fuel an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova where an over-reliance on Kremlin energy imports has long served to make the country vulnerable to Russian political pressure.

Conflict Corruption

Report

Dec 5, 2022

Taiwan: The key to containing China in the Indo-Pacific

By John B. Barranco

2021-2022 Senior Marine Corps Fellow John Barranco considers the role of the US-Taiwanese relationship in deterring Chinese aggression and ways in which the United States can strengthen this relationship.

China Conflict

New Atlanticist

Dec 5, 2022

The IMF needs to step up to keep Ukraine afloat in 2023

By Anders Åslund

The US and EU have stepped up, but the missing piece in the Ukrainian financial drama so far is the IMF.

Conflict Economy & Business

Experts

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