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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.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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.

Crisis Management Europe & Eurasia

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.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jul 7, 2022

Experts react: Boris Johnson is resigning. What’s next for the United Kingdom on the world stage?

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts gauge the reaction in foreign capitals to the drama in Westminster, and what the future might hold for the United Kingdom.

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Jul 7, 2022

Why sharing passenger data doesn’t fly for the EU’s top court

By Kenneth Propp

The European Union’s chief judiciary appears to be calling the shots when it comes to passenger data-sharing on the continent.

European Union National Security

Fast Thinking

Jul 7, 2022

What does a post-Boris Britain look like?

By Atlantic Council

From both sides of the Atlantic, our experts weigh in on the next act for Great Britain.

Democratic Transitions European Union


Jul 6, 2022

Gen. James Jones: ‘the Black Sea region is being pounded into the soft underbelly of security in Europe’

Atlantic Council Board Director and Executive Chairman Emeritus James L. Jones, Jr highlights the significance of US-Romania relations and next steps for a Black Sea security strategy.

Arms Control Defense Policy

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


Jun 23, 2022

How NATO, the EU, and the US plan to tackle the new security environment in Europe

By Atlantic Council

As Vladimir Putin wages his war against the Ukrainian people, strategists across the Atlantic are reevaluating strategies to secure a rules-based liberal world.

European Union Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Jun 22, 2022

Russia’s war is making energy a new battlefield. What can the US and EU do about it?

By Nick Fouriezos

European and US leaders discussed the new energy landscape at the Atlantic Council’s EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Energy & Environment European Union