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New Atlanticist

May 22, 2024

NATO must accelerate support and secure membership for Ukraine at its Washington summit, transatlantic leaders urge

By Katherine Walla

Former and current officials, as well as top experts, outlined what needs to be accomplished for Ukraine at the NATO Summit.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

New Atlanticist

May 22, 2024

Ruto’s state visit to the White House is overdue. So is Biden’s visit to Africa.

By Sibi Nyaoga and Alexander Tripp

Just as important as the Kenyan president’s visit to the United States this week is how soon the US president visits Nairobi in return.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy

UkraineAlert

May 21, 2024

Ukraine’s Western allies should fear Russian victory not Russian defeat

By Peter Dickinson

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy says his country's allies fear the potential geopolitical consequences of Russian defeat, but Russian victory is a far more realistic and alarming prospect, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Industry

UkraineAlert

May 21, 2024

Ukraine’s soccer stars aim for Euro 2024 glory amid Russian invasion

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian national soccer team heads to Euro 2024 in Germany this summer hoping to provide their war-weary compatriots with a much-needed morale boost, writes Mark Temnycky.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

MENASource

May 21, 2024

A Rafah invasion might kill peace between Israel and Egypt

By Shahira Amin

Egypt’s intention to pull out of hostage deal mediation efforts and the continued closure of the Rafah border crossing are alarm bells for Israel.

Conflict Israel

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Bridging the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas would serve both European and NATO interests

By Kaush Arha, Adam Eberhardt, Paolo Messa, and George Scutaru

Strategic corridors linking Constanța, Gdańsk, and Trieste would be transformative force multipliers for European peace and prosperity.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Congress should save the Sentinel ICBM—its true value is more than simply its cost

By James McCue

The value of the new intercontinental ballistic missile program should be measured over its full lifetime and not just by its current price tag.

Defense Technologies National Security

In the News

May 20, 2024

Dagres joins CNN to discuss what could come next for Iran after President Ebrahim Raisi’s death

By Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

MENASource

May 20, 2024

How Cabo Verde is highlighting the rich history of the Jewish people in Africa

By El Mehdi Boudra

From Rabat to Praia, a new generation of African leaders is reclaiming their Jewish history and realizing a brighter future.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2024

What comes after Ebrahim Raisi

By Jonathan Panikoff

While the Iranian president's death in a helicopter crash was shocking, it is unlikely to change the country's strategic direction. Here's why.

Extremism Iran

Experts

Events