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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.

China Crisis Management


May 18, 2022

Squaring the energy transition circle in Southeast Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean

By Katerina Sokou

Achieving a smooth energy tradition, where energy security is assured and climate change is addressed, was always going to be a difficult puzzle. Yet in one of the most energy-dependent regions of Europe, Southeast Europe, Greece and the United States have been working closely together to both increase energy security and accelerate the green recovery.

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia
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Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Europe Center

By Atlantic Council

As the new US administration began to reshape the country’s historic partnership with Europe in 2021, the Europe Center worked to facilitate an effective and re-engaged transatlantic relationship.


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.

Afghanistan Europe & Eurasia

Issue Brief

Dec 17, 2021

The EU as a global actor in the Indo-Pacific

By Marie Jourdain

The coming French presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first semester of 2022 presents a great opportunity to turn commitments to deepen such cooperation into action, demonstrating that the transatlantic community can effectively deliver together in the Indo-Pacific region.

Europe & Eurasia European Union

In-Depth Research & Reports

Oct 25, 2021

AUKUS: The Impact on the Transatlantic Partnership — Wieslander in ISDP Report

By Anna Wieslander

This Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) special publication brings together a number of experts from Europe and Asia to discuss the implications of AUKUS for Europe. AUKUS is a critical geopolitical development. It has complex chapters attached to it. Therefore, any assessment of the AUKUS has to be understood from a comprehensive perspective, […]

Australia China


Oct 21, 2021

“The Hultqvist Doctrine”: Swedish security and defence policy after the Russian annexation of Crimea — Wieslander in Defence Studies journal

By Anna Wieslander

Abstract: “This article analyses how Sweden has adapted to the worsened security situation in its vicinity following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and war in Eastern Ukraine. The paper builds on security policy research focused on neoclassic realism and small state strategies in order to explore how the, broadly unknown, security policy from 2009 has […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO Partnerships

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.

Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy


Sep 16, 2021

International corporate tax reform: Transatlantic cooperation after the OECD-deal

By Ben Judah and Shahin Vallée

As the Biden administration targets tax avoidance, a joint Europe Center-German Council on Foreign Relations report argues the Biden administration will have to rely especially on its partners across the Atlantic to close loopholes and ensure an effective framework on global taxation.

Economy & Business European Union


Aug 17, 2021

The UK, France, and the United States in Sweden’s vicinity: Strategic interests and military activities

By Anna Wieslander, Viktor Lundquist

As a response to the deteriorated security situation, following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and war in eastern Ukraine, the UK, France, and the United States have substantially increased their presence and engagement in Sweden’s vicinity.

Europe & Eurasia European Union