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New Atlanticist Sep 10, 2020
From coronavirus to Mediterranean tensions, Italy has stepped up its diplomatic game during dramatic year, foreign minister says
By Francesco Bechis and Valeria Covato
Despite the many difficulties, Di Maio is confident that Rome has seized the moment and provided “new impulse to Italy’s international profile and credibility.”
New Atlanticist Sep 1, 2020
Lifting the arms ban on the Republic of Cyprus is good policy, despite the timing
By Damon Wilson
A Republic of Cyprus that has more accurate radar, search-and-rescue capabilities, and maritime-surveillance equipment can be a better partner of the United States and other nations in the Eastern Mediterranean where we share common interests.
In the News Aug 27, 2020
Stefano Stefanini quoted in the New York Times on Turkey-Greece tensions and prospects for Turkish EU membership
By Stefano Stefanini
Stefano Stefanini outlines several practical steps the European Union could take to develop a forward-looking and inclusive relationship with Turkey.
New Atlanticist May 27, 2020
COVID-19 will not change Italy’s Euro-Atlantic position, defense minister says
By Francesco Bechis
“Many countries have shown solidarity toward Italy in an extraordinary situation. We talk to everyone, but the pillars of our security are NATO and the European Union, and these shall remain,” Guerini said.
New Atlanticist Apr 1, 2019
NATO membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus.
By Damon Wilson
With NATO membership built into any settlement, Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities, along with Athens and Ankara, and in partnership with all of their European partners and NATO allies, might have more confidence in striking a deal.
Issue Brief Oct 4, 2016
A NATO strategy for security in the Black Sea region
By Steven Horrell
NATO faces a worsening security environment defined by Russia’s growing willingness to challenge the West and a Europe whole, free, and at peace. In this new geo-political context the Black Sea region is one of the central friction zones between Russia and NATO. While the Alliance has recently pledged to protect its eastern flank against […]
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