Feb 6, 2024

No more business as usual: The US needs a broader engagement strategy in West Africa

By Michael Shurkin

US influence in the Sahel has waned, and Washington needs to rethink its engagement there and in West Africa as a whole.

Africa Civil Society


Dec 21, 2023

What Kenya’s proposed mission to Haiti says about Nairobi’s foreign policy

By Sibi Nyaoga

Success in Ruto’s foreign policy approach depends, in part, on the success of this mission to Haiti—one that will be hard to come by.

Africa East Africa

New Atlanticist

Dec 20, 2023

The Atlantic Council’s greatest hits of 2023

By Frederick Kempe

Here’s the best of our efforts to further our mission to shape the global future together with allies and partners in 2023.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Fast Thinking

Dec 13, 2023

The final report card for COP28

By Atlantic Council

Atlantic Council experts who were on the ground in Dubai share their insights on the agreement and the road ahead.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Oct 12, 2023

How the US can build better strategic partnerships in Africa to secure critical minerals

By Nii Simmonds, Shirley Martey Hargis

The United States and other Western countries should incentivize their multinationals to offer African countries the same level of partnership that fostered Southeast Asian countries’ ventures into consumer electronics in the 1970s.

Africa Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Sep 20, 2023

What it will take to feed Africa—and the world—in the coming decades

By Katherine Walla

During a discussion at Atlantic Council in New York, officials and food security experts laid out the solutions that can expand Africa’s agricultural productivity—and make it more resilient to climate change.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

New Atlanticist

Sep 20, 2023

Does the new Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation mark a sea change in transatlantic relations?

By Atlantic Council experts

A newly announced group of thirty-two countries aims for further collaboration on economic development, environmental protection, and maritime issues such as illegal fishing.

Africa Americas

New Atlanticist

Sep 10, 2023

Experts react: Did India’s G20 just crack the code for diplomatic consensus?

By Atlantic Council experts

The Russian and Chinese leaders were not at the summit, but that did not stop the Group of Twenty leaders from approving an eighty-three-paragraph declaration that added the African Union to the group.

Africa Brazil

New Atlanticist

Aug 23, 2023

Experts react: What the Prigozhin plane crash reveals about Putin, the Wagner Group’s future, and the war in Ukraine

By Atlantic Council experts

Experts weigh in on what the mercenary leader’s apparent death will mean for the Russian state and Wagner’s operations abroad.

Belarus China


Aug 23, 2023

Piece by piece, the BRICS really are building a multipolar world

By Hippolyte Fofack

Coming out of the Johannesburg summit, the BRICS group has the potential to accelerate the process of dedollarization and the transition to a multipolar world.

Brazil China