Shaping the post-COVID-19 world together

Issue briefs and reports by Mathew Burrows, Peter Engelke

Jul 7, 2020

What world post-COVID-19? Three scenarios

Issue briefs and reports by Mathew Burrows, Peter Engelke

This paper is a preliminary look at the geopolitical implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and sketches three scenarios for the possible direction of the global system post-COVID-19.

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Shaping the post-COVID-19 world together
Scenario 1:
Great accelerator downwards
Scenario 2:
China first
Scenario 3:
New Renaissance

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security works to develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address the most important security challenges facing the United States and the world.

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Report by Paul Saffo

Nov 12, 2021

The new airminded: Civil aviation’s post-pandemic transformation

Report by Paul Saffo

To no one’s surprise, air travel is undergoing a stuttering rebound unfolding in concert with the COVID-19 pandemic’s ebbs and flows. However, this rebound conceals deeper transformations poised to utterly change the air travel ecosystem.

Coronavirus Economy & Business

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Nov 9, 2021

Pfizer’s Albert Bourla on how the pandemic ends

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Bourla joined the Atlantic Council to talk about his collaboration with BioNTech on the COVID-19 vaccine, his take on misinformation and politics in medicine, and his personal story.

Coronavirus Resilience

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Nov 8, 2021

If the pandemic hit a year earlier, ‘we might not have been in the position to respond this fast,’ say BioNTech co-founders. Here’s why.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

BioNTech co-founders Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci joined the Atlantic Council to talk about their pursuit to develop mRNA vaccines, including the COVID-19 vaccine, and how they work on common passions as a couple.

Coronavirus Resilience

Blog Post

Aug 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing July 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Americas China

In the News by Atlantic Council

Jul 15, 2021

Warrick testifies for the House Committee on Homeland Security

In the News by Atlantic Council

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick testifies for House Committee on Homeland Security.

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Blog Post

Jul 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing June 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Belarus China

Blog Post

Jun 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing May 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Africa Belarus

In the News by Stefano Stefanini

Jun 10, 2021

Stefanini in POLITICO: Europe asks – can Biden put his money where his mouth is?

In the News by Stefano Stefanini

Ambassador Stefano Stefanin was quoted in POLITICO on how Biden has set the stage and the ball is in Europe's court to take advantage of the reset in transatlantic relations.

Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Jun 3, 2021

Ortagus discusses Biden’s approach to China and Iran on Fox News

In the News by Atlantic Council

Scowcroft Center senior advisor Morgan Ortagus was featured on Fox News’s Special Report on Thursday, June 3, to discuss the origins of COVID-19 and the Iran deal. She urged Western nations to demand a credible investigation into the outbreak of COVID-19 and argued against reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

China Coronavirus

In the News by Atlantic Council

May 31, 2021

Burrows quoted in the Financial Times: How Biden came around to the Wuhan lab-leak theory

In the News by Atlantic Council

On May 31, Dr. Mathew Burrows was quoted in a Financial Times article about Biden’s decision to direct intelligence services to investigate the origins of COVID.

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