Publications

The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center and On The Horizon Project have officially released a landmark report on the rising importance of U.S. national security interests in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, entitled: “Advancing U.S., African, and Global Interests: Security and Stability in the West Africa Maritime Domain.”

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The new report of the Eurasia Task Force, “Astana on the Atlantic: Transatlantic Strategy in Central Asia and the OSCE," offers recommendations to the Obama Administration on the eve of the OSCE Summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, in order to reposition the U.S. in Central Asia and build an enduring OSCE presence in the region.
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US-EU Flags

As President Obama prepares to meet with European leaders for the first U.S.-EU Summit since the enactment of the Lisbon Treaty, the Atlantic Council and the Bertelsmann Foundation have prepared a joint strategy arguing that such meetings can only advance policies of interest to Washington and Brussels if the gatherings are restructured and less exclusive.

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Edgar Buckley, Atlantic Council Strategic Advisors Group member and former NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defense Planning and Operations, published a Transatlantic Missile Defense issue brief titled "NATO Missile Defense: Is Europe Ready?"

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In a series of issue briefs on Transatlantic Missile Defense, Simon Lunn, Associate Fellow of RUSI, and former Secretary General of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, penned "NATO and Territorial Missile Defense: A 'No Brainer' or More Questions than Answers?"

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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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