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New Atlanticist Mar 1, 2024
Don’t let the ‘boots on the ground’ debate obscure the progress France is making on Ukraine
By Léonie Allard
Too much focus on the French president’s speculative comments about a potential Western military presence in Ukraine is a distraction from the concrete steps that European leaders made in Paris to support Kyiv.
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The Europe Center conducts research to guide the actions and strategy of key transatlantic decision makers on the issues that will shape the future of the transatlantic relationship.
Issue Brief Feb 26, 2024
Western Balkans must pursue more competitive energy sectors
By Matthew Bryza
The EU needs to take steps to support more competition and efficiency in the energy sectors of Bulgaria and the Western Balkans to advance the energy transition and promote energy independence from Russia.
Report Jan 25, 2024
How Europe can escape its structural energy weakness amid great power competition
By Ben Judah, Tim Sahay, Shahin Vallée, and Francis Shin
This report argues that the EU will need to engage in deep structural and political reforms to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.
Issue Brief Dec 20, 2023
Up for grabs? The Western Balkans’ aging energy systems place it between East and West
By Aleksandar Kovacevic
The Western Balkans’ hydropower can help Europe’s pursuit of energy security. Failure to act on this potential brings significant costs.
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