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May 5-7, 2021

EU-US Future Forum

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New Atlanticist

Jan 20, 2022

Can the US and EU rein in Big Tech with diverging approaches?

By Morten Skroejer

As the US and EU seek to address difficult questions swirling around some of the world’s biggest companies, 2022 will be a busy year for antitrust regulation.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 17, 2022

Wieslander interviewed on Gotland’s strategic importance by Belgian VRT

Europe & Eurasia NATO

New Atlanticist

Jan 14, 2022

Russia’s other European invasion

By Tom Tugendhat

From London to Athens and far beyond, bankers, lawyers, lobbyists, and former officials have all been snapped up by the Kremlin and its allies.

Corruption Eastern Europe

In the News

Jan 14, 2022

Wieslander quoted in New York Times on NATO cohesion & Russia

“Deterring Russia is in the DNA of NATO, because Russia is what can bring existential threats to European nations,” said Anna Wieslander, Director for Northern Europe. “Russia is targeting our elections, our social media, our parliaments and our citizens, and it is become more obvious now that Russia is not part of our value system.”

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

Jan 11, 2022

Wieslander interviewed by Radio Sweden on Russian demands

By Anna Wieslander

Russia’s demands that NATO should not expand any further, or face the consequences, has raised concerns over the security of the two Nordic non-NATO members Sweden and Finland. “This is very troublesome for Sweden… and it is not the first time Russia has done this,” Wieslander said.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Britain Debrief

Jan 10, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What is Keir Starmer’s Brexit? A debrief from Luke Cooper

By Ben Judah

LSE associate researcher Luke Cooper joins #BritainDebrief for a look at Britain's Labour Party and what any future Labour government will mean for Britain in the world.

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jan 8, 2022

Wieslander quoted in Finnish YLE News on Russian negotiations

By Anna Wieslander

Ahead of US and NATO talks with Russia, Anna Wieslander spoke to the Finnish news outlet YLE on the risks of negotiations as well as NATO allies’ fatigue and fears of enlargement. “It is an uncomfortable situation that the West is negotiating with [Russia] at gunpoint…[and] a very bad situation for Finland and Sweden if […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

Jan 7, 2022

Wieslander on Swedish & Finnish NATO enlargement in RUSI interview

By Anna Wieslander

Sweden and Finland’s freedom to potentially join NATO was recently challenged by Russia. Anna Wieslander spoke with Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) about the reactions in Stockholm and Helsinki. “Overall, Sweden’s response has not been at the same high level of state officials as the response in Finland. One key explanation for this is that […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Blog Post

Jan 7, 2022

Plan to crack open more books in 2022? Check out what our Europe experts are reading.

By Atlantic Council's Europe Center

One of the ways the experts at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center passed the second full year of the pandemic was by reading everything from politics, philosophy, and history to biography and, of course, fiction. Here are their favorite and often surprising top picks.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Issue Brief

Dec 17, 2021

The EU as a global actor in the Indo-Pacific

The coming French presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first semester of 2022 presents a great opportunity to turn commitments to deepen such cooperation into action, demonstrating that the transatlantic community can effectively deliver together in the Indo-Pacific region.

Europe & Eurasia European Union