Featured commentary & analysis
The Europe Center uses real-time commentary and analysis to explain to key audiences in America current developments in Europe and how they affect the transatlantic relationship.
New Atlanticist Aug 1, 2022
Former Kosovo foreign minister: How to stop Serbia spat from spiraling out of control
By Petrit Selimi
A border flare-up between local Serbs and Kosovars is a reminder that Brussels and Washington must change their formula to solve crises, writes Kosovo’s former top diplomat.
New Atlanticist Aug 8, 2022
When will Sweden and Finland join NATO? Tracking the ratification process across the Alliance.
By Atlantic Council experts
With this tracker, the Atlantic Council team is keeping tabs on the countries that have ratified the amended NATO treaty—and handicapping the political prospects for ratification in the rest.
Spotlight: The West’s Support to Ukraine
Trackers and Data Visualizations May 13, 2022
Ukraine Aid Tracker: Mapping the West’s support to counter Russia’s invasion
By Emma Nix, Akshat Dhankher, Nancy Messieh
The West has shown a common understanding of the need to support Ukraine with military and humanitarian aid. Our interactive maps track the aid that Western countries are sending.
New Atlanticist May 18, 2022
Dashboard: Tracking the Western response to the war in Ukraine
By Atlantic Council
Explore the Atlantic Council’s interactive trackers for how the world has responded by sending humanitarian and military aid, redeploying forces, and hammering Russia’s economy.
New Atlanticist Jul 28, 2022
Climbing the escalation ladder in Ukraine: A menu of options for the West
By Francis Shin, Damir Marusic, Tyson Wetzel
Our experts have assembled a list of possible policy responses the West ought to consider if Russia escalates its war against Ukraine.
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Featured in-depth research & reports
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.
Report 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.
Report Feb 15, 2022
The Afghan refugee crisis: How to resurrect the global refugee resettlement coalition
By Rory Stewart
Six months after the fall of Kabul, the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated at an alarming rate. The threat of famine and economic collapse looms over the entire country. Consequently, many Afghans are fleeing both these appalling conditions and the oppressive Taliban that now control the country.
Issue Brief Oct 8, 2021
Global Britain: An American review
By Dame Karen Pierce, Max Bergmann, Peter Rough, Rachel Ellehuus, Yakov Feygin, Nate Sibley, Livia Godaert, Leah Scheunemann, Safa Shahwan Edwards, Margaret Jackson, Olivier-Remy Bel, Damir Marusic, Jörn Fleck, Julia Friedlander, Frances Burwell, James Batchik
What is happening to Britain in the world? Since 2016, when Brexit began with the United Kingdom’s shock “leave” vote to quit the European Union, the conversation has become almost impossible to have without entering into a fierce and polemical debate surrounding the country’s departure.
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