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New Atlanticist

Nov 27, 2023

Spillover from wars in the Middle East and Ukraine may spread to the Western Balkans, warns Albanian prime minister

By Katherine Walla

Western Balkans countries must “work day and night to keep the conflict out of the borders of our region,” Prime Minister Edi Rama said at the Atlantic Council.

Crisis Management European Union

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

What the EU and US want to get done at COP28

By Katherine Walla

Climate leaders outlined their hopes for the global stocktake, loss and damage fund, and more at the EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

EU and US officials break down their deepening trade cooperation

By Daniel Hojnacki

US and EU officials discussed trade, supply chain resilience, sanctions, and other crucial aspects of the transatlantic relationship.

China Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Nov 15, 2023

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas’s message to NATO: ‘Defending freedom has a price tag’

By Katherine Walla

“Stay firmly on the course and boost our long-term support” to Ukraine, Kallas said at the EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Conflict European Union

New Atlanticist

Nov 15, 2023

Conflict with China? Germany is not prepared.

By Norbert Röttgen

Compared to Germany’s dependence on Russian oil and gas, its dependence on the Chinese market is many times greater.

China Conflict

New Atlanticist

Nov 9, 2023

Will the EU get new members soon? Here’s what you need to know.

By Atlantic Council experts

Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia just saw their bids to join the twenty-seven member bloc boosted by the European Commission. Atlantic Council experts explain what it means for EU enlargement.

Europe & Eurasia European Union

New Atlanticist

Nov 3, 2023

Dispatch from Bletchley Park: Where does transatlantic AI cooperation stand?

By Mark Boris Andrijanič, Nicole Lawler

Politicians and business leaders just met outside of London for a summit on how to regulate artificial intelligence. Here’s how to take the collaboration to the next level.

Artificial Intelligence Internet

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2023

The US-EU Summit: Time to focus on geopolitics

By Frances G. Burwell and Georg Riekeles

Faced with an increasingly hostile and divided world, US and EU officials must make the most of the upcoming summit in Washington DC.

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

New Atlanticist

Oct 15, 2023

Did Polish voters just set a new course toward centrism?

By Daniel Fried

Preliminary election results suggest that the ruling right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party may be ousted in Poland. Here’s what the results mean for the EU, Ukraine, and more.

Central Europe Democratic Transitions

Eye on Europe’s elections

Oct 11, 2023

Your primer on the elections in Poland

What’s at stake in the October 15 election, as the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party seeks a third consecutive term? Atlantic Council experts have you covered on all things Poland.

Central Europe Elections