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Atlantic Debrief

Sep 23, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – Will Jean Monnet’s vision for Europe win out? | A Debrief from Nathalie Tocci

Europe Center Senior Fellow Damir Marusic sits down with Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali, to discuss the current scene in Europe on the struggle between European integration and Euroscepticism.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Sep 23, 2022

The EU’s Russia visa ban debate reveals the bloc’s new power center

By Petr Tůma

The consensus on visa policy toward Russia is yet another sign of Central and Eastern Europe’s rise to political prominence.

European Union International Norms

New Atlanticist

Sep 22, 2022

Could Italy become Europe’s newest problem child?

By Ilva Tare, Akshat Dhankher

How a new right-wing coalition could shake up Europe's third-largest economy.

Elections European Union

In the News

Sep 16, 2022

Wieslander on the rise of the far-right Sweden Democrats in NYTimes

“In a way, their success is not so surprising, given that no government dealt really with the migration issue, which has been there for years, affecting society more and more, and with the way crime has been tied to immigrant groups,” said Wieslander

Elections Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Sep 16, 2022

Eric Adamson on the broader implications of Swedish elections in Washington Post

“When you are holding on to power with one seat, it’s a cause of instability,” said Eric Adamson, a Stockholm-based project manager at the Atlantic Council’s northern Europe office. “This may make it harder for Sweden to take on a leadership role in northern Europe, in the E.U. or in NATO.” Whatever the outcome, the […]

Elections Europe & Eurasia


Sep 15, 2022

What’s next for European energy security? Our experts decipher the State of the European Union Address.

By Atlantic Council experts

Ursula von der Leyen's speech focused on energy and strategic decoupling of supply chains amid Russia's war in Ukraine, but didn't delve into common defense.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Atlantic Debrief

Sep 15, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – What is the State of the European Union? | A Debrief from Frances Burwell

Europe Center acting director Jörn Fleck sits down with Distinguished Fellow Frances Burwell to unpack the 2022 State of the European Union address by President von der Leyen.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Balkans Debrief

Sep 14, 2022

#BalkansDebrief – Will Montenegro hold a general election or find a new majority? | A Debrief with Zeljko Pantelic

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Zeljko Pantelic, Foreign Policy Expert on the current political developments in Montenegro, Montengro's EU path, and the Open Balkan Initiative.

The Balkans

In the News

Sep 12, 2022

Propp in European Law Blog: European Cybersecurity Regulation Takes a Sovereign Turn

Europe Center nonresident senior fellow Kenneth Propp explores the status and implications of a European Union initiative to create an EU-wide certification framework for ICT products and services (EUCS). New cybersecurity regulation thus is seen as another way to safeguard Europe’s ‘sovereign’ interest in protecting data from foreign government access.  It also would reinforce separate […]

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Britain Debrief

Sep 9, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What did Gorbachev believe? | A Debrief from Dr. Vladislav Zubok

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Vladislav Zubok, Professor of International History at LSE and author of Collapse, on how Gorbachev saw Lenin, Europe and Ukraine.

Civil Society Conflict