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In the News

Jul 1, 2022

Wieslander cited in New York Times on European unity over Ukraine

“Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, said that although support for Ukraine had mostly held across the alliance, it was uneven: strongest in nations with long experience and deep fears of Russian domination, like Poland and the Baltic states, and more difficult to maintain in countries like Belgium, the […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

Jul 1, 2022

Wieslander quoted in New York Times on NATO’s changed geostrategic reality

“Referring to the changing geostrategic reality wrought by February’s invasion, Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think-tank, said the shift toward collective defense was much bigger than previously seen. ‘It really is a before Feb. 24 and after,’ she said, referring to the date of Russia’s invasion […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Balkans Debrief

Jun 30, 2022

#BalkansDebrief – The impact of the European Council’s decision on the Western Balkans | A Debrief from Damir Marusic and Maja Piscevic

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare Interviews Ivan Vejvoda, Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, on the stalled Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

The Balkans

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Wieslander speaks at NATO Public Forum in Madrid

On June 29th, Director for Northern Europe Anna Wieslander spoke at the NATO Public Forum in Madrid on the panel “Ambiguous Threats, Determined Responses: Countering Hybrid Threats against NATO Allies.” Ms. Wieslander discussed Sweden’s total-defence strategy along with panelists Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General for NATO International Military Staff and Irene Fellin, Special Representative […]

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia


Jun 27, 2022

Entangling alliances? Europe, the United States, Asia, and the risk of a new 1914

By Bruno Tertrais

How has alliance formation and maintenance changed since the Cold War? As Russia invades Ukraine, China threatens Taiwan, Iran harasses Gulf States, and Turkey’s neighbors worry about Ankara’s designs, it is a good time to reassess the validity of alliances for global security.

China Crisis Management

AC Selects

Jun 25, 2022

AC Selects: Highlights from 2022 EU-US Defense & Future Forum

Event from week of June 24, 2022 Last week, the Delegation of the European Union to the United States hosted the EU-US Defense and Future Forum in partnership with the Atlantic Council Europe Center. The forum featured policymakers and experts from both sides of the Atlantic who explored the EU-US relationship and how it can […]

Central Europe Conflict

Event Recap

Jun 23, 2022

Taking stock of a new era for EU-US policy in the Indo-Pacific

By Ben Judah

Leaders from the US State Department and European External Action Service discuss the aims of their Indo-Pacific strategies at the Atlantic Council's EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

China European Union

Event Recap

Jun 23, 2022

Can the EU and US align in response to economic upheaval?

By Damir Marusic

The global economy has been transformed by two massive shocks. Experts at the Atlantic Council's EU-US Defense & Future Forum talk about approaching the uncertain future ahead.

Economy & Business European Union

Event Recap

Jun 23, 2022

‘Strategic autonomy is strategic responsibility.’ How the war in Ukraine reshaped transatlantic security debates.

By Damir Marusic

Russia’s attack on Ukraine has rewired the debate around transatlantic security. Transatlantic leaders at the Atlantic Council's EU-US Defense & Future Forum discussed what has—and hasn’t—changed in the last four months.

Conflict European Union

New Atlanticist

Jun 23, 2022

EU vice-president takes on disinformation: ‘We need to end the digital Wild West’

By Dan Peleschuk

Věra Jourová, vice-president of the European Commission for values and transparency, delved into the dangers of disinformation at the Atlantic Council’s EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Disinformation European Union