Publications

Bruno Gruselle, Senior Fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique in Paris, published a Transatlantic Missile Defense issue brief titled "Missile Defense in NATO: A French Perspective." This issue brief explores the evolution of France's stance towards a NATO missile defense collective.

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In this issue brief, Sarwar Kashmeri, Atlantic Council Nonresident Senior Fellow and recent author of "NATO 2.0: Reboot or Delete?", proposes the responsibility of managing NATO be turned over to the Europeans through a merger with the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy.
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Iran Nuclear Weapons

On November 8th, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force launched its first Issue Brief, “The Iran Stalemate and the Need for Strategic Patience,” authored by journalist and Iran expert, Barbara Slavin.
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US-India Puzzle

India and the United States have tremendous opportunity for cooperation in the domain of clean technologies to ensure sustainable energy security for both countries. A joint report by the Atlantic Council and CII released today, ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit in November, suggests that expanding cooperation will be essential to overcoming energy shortages in the coming decades.
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OSCE Flags outside Vienna HQ

Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Atlantic Council Board Director Marc Grossman encourages the Obama Administration to view the bureaucratic challenge of managing the upcoming NATO, U.S.-EU and OSCE summits as an opportunity to create a more coherent, strategic transatlantic relationship that maximizes the capabilities of all three organizations.

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This report focuses on defining the major issues in financial regulation that demand transatlantic cooperation, and putting them in their global context.  It analyzes the effects of proposed rules on the US and European economies, including the impact on the real economy and especially the business sector, and outlines concrete recommendations for policymakers.
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STRATCON 2010

Julian Lindley-French and Yves Boyer have led a Strategic Advisors Group project called STRATCON 2010 to provide provocative ideas and fresh thinking concerning the NATO Strategic Concept.
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This report analyzes the gap between current international governance institutions, organizations and norms and the demands for global governance likely to be posed by long-term strategic challenges over the next 15 years. The report is the product of research and analysis by the NIC and EUISS following a series of international dialogues co-organized by the Atlantic Council, TPN, and other partner organizations in Beijing, Tokyo, Dubai, New Delhi, Pretoria, Sao Paulo & Brasilia, Moscow, and Paris. 

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In September 2010, the Atlantic Council published a paper titled "Preventive Detention and the 'War on Terror': Keeping the Response to Terrorism within the Law;" an analysis of U.S. and European dialogue on the subject.

The paper is a result of several workshops and discussions in the ongoing series Transatlantic Dialogues on International Law.

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Corporate Governance

It is two years since the financial services sector of many of the world's leading economies were plunged into disarray.

The uncertainty this generated meant that individual and institutional investors were very reluctant to participate in the financial markets resulting in a dramatic decline in asset values, credit becoming largely unavailable and, as a result, liquidity  became very difficult to generate. Rapid intervention by national governments, directly and through central banks and regulatory agencies, was undertaken in an attempt to restore confidence in the markets and to keep a number of financial institutions solvent. Some were allowed to fail.

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