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Experts react

Jun 13, 2024

Experts react: Ukraine gets $50 billion from Russian assets and a US security deal at the G7 summit

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts dig into the agreements reached at the G7 summit and how they might reshape Ukraine’s war against Russian aggression.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jun 12, 2024

Europe is gearing up to hit Chinese EVs with new tariffs. Here’s why.

By Atlantic Council experts

The European Commission just proposed new tariffs on China-made electric vehicles of up to 38 percent. Atlantic Council experts explain why—and what might happen next.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jun 11, 2024

Setting the European Parliament elections in the ‘right’ context

By Jörn Fleck, James Batchik

The center-right European People’s Party, not the far- and hard-right parties, was the biggest winner of the elections.

Elections European Union

Experts react

Jun 10, 2024

Experts react: How the European Parliament’s right turn is playing out across the continent

By Atlantic Council experts

The centrist coalition remains in power, but the far right made striking gains across the continent. What will this mean for the EU’s future?

Europe & Eurasia European Union

New Atlanticist

Jun 5, 2024

After honoring D-Day, Macron and Biden embark on a diplomatic sprint for Europe’s security

By Léonie Allard

The commemoration in Normandy will be followed by the Group of Seven summit in Italy, the Switzerland peace summit for Ukraine, and the NATO Summit in Washington.

France NATO

Eye on Europe’s elections

Jun 5, 2024

Your primer on Belgium’s elections

By James Batchik

As Belgium prepares to vote for its regional and federal parliaments, along with new members of the European Parliament, the Europe Center breaks down the key dynamics at play.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 31, 2024

‘A new era’: What Catalonia’s regional elections mean for Spain and the European Union

By Stuart Jones

The victory of the PSC in Catalonia’s May 12 elections could have massive implications for Spanish politics and EU foreign policy.

Elections European Union

New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Bridging the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas would serve both European and NATO interests

By Kaush Arha, Adam Eberhardt, Paolo Messa, and George Scutaru

Strategic corridors linking Constanța, Gdańsk, and Trieste would be transformative force multipliers for European peace and prosperity.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

New Atlanticist

May 17, 2024

Dispatch from Estonia and Romania: How NATO burden sharing works on the ground

By Léonie Allard, Andrew Bernard, Rachel Rizzo, Lisa Homel

European-led missions on NATO’s eastern flank represent tangible and significant contributions to the Alliance’s security.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

Five questions (and expert answers) about the shooting of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts explain the implications of the assassination attempt against Fico and what could come next.

Central Europe Crisis Management