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Fast Thinking

Mar 17, 2023

Is Finland moving into NATO without Sweden?

By Atlantic Council

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would push Finland’s NATO accession without Sweden, our world-class experts explore what’s next.

Conflict Crisis Management


Mar 17, 2023

Turkey and Syria’s devastating earthquakes send a reminder to the world: Don’t leave Syrians behind

By Pınar Dost

The disastrous earthquakes have brought the forgotten fate of Syrians and of Syria to the forefront of the US agenda in the region. They must not be forgotten again.

Conflict Migration


Mar 1, 2023

One year into the war, it’s time for Turkey to reconsider its Ukraine-Russia balancing act

By Yevgeniya Gaber

With dim prospects for peace talks in the foreseeable future, now is the time for Turkey to unequivocally support Ukraine.

Conflict Defense Technologies


Feb 27, 2023

Experts react: What did Blinken accomplish in Turkey and Greece?

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Atlantic Council experts give their perspective on US secretary of state’s visit to Turkey and Greece in the aftermath of Turkey’s devastating earthquake.

Crisis Management Europe & Eurasia


Feb 23, 2023

Turkey’s support for Ukraine has been crucial and should continue, only stronger

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

One year into the war, the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY discusses the role Turkey has played in the conflict and the importance of its continued support with Yevgeniya Gaber.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy


Feb 14, 2023

Post-earthquake disaster diplomacy can help repair US-Turkey ties

By Grady Wilson

Turkey’s allies and partners must continue to offer help and solidarity in dealing with the horrific earthquake. And for the United States, there’s a significant opportunity for public diplomacy between two troubled allies.

Crisis Management Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Feb 6, 2023

Experts react: How the world should respond to the devastating earthquake in Turkey

By Atlantic Council experts

How can the international community help? What will the impact be for a region already reeling from a decade-long war and refugee crisis?

Corruption Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jan 27, 2023

What Turkey really wants from Sweden

By Rich Outzen

Turkey likely will still approve Sweden’s bid for NATO membership, but not until summer and only after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gets more cooperation against the PKK.

Europe & Eurasia NATO


Jan 4, 2023

How NATO can keep pace with hybrid threats in the Black Sea region and beyond

By Arnold C. Dupuy

Russia’s targeting of civilian infrastructure in Ukraine reveals the vulnerability of energy systems to hybrid threats, warranting study and research to mitigate the risks.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Dec 23, 2022

The Atlantic Council’s 22 greatest hits of 2022

By Frederick Kempe

Our work to help inform policymakers and the public as we craft solutions to the world’s most difficult challenges has never felt more urgent. Here’s the best of our efforts from a tumultuous 2022.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment