In this Eurasia Center issue brief, Boyko Nitzov, Director of Programs of the Atlantic Council’s Patriciu Eurasia Center and a team of experts (Ruslan Stefanov, Valentina Nikolova, and Dobromir Hristov) from the Center for the Study of Democracy in Sofia, Bulgaria, provide sector review, findings and recommendations about energy in Bulgaria in response to the need to enhance energy security and develop consistent sustainable energy policies.Download the PDF
This Compendium contains the text of major regulations, laws, and other documents governing U.S. interactions with Iran. Also provided are the text of U.N. Security Council Resolutions, agreements between Iran and several other countries on various issues, and other documents that represent major policy decisions in U.S. relations with Iran. The publication was launched at an Atlantic Council panel discussion on U.S.-Iran relations.Download the PDF
Edgar Buckley and Kurt Volker, members of the Strategic Advisors Group (SAG), outline four crucial areas of the NATO decision-making process that require immediate consideration for reform in the SAG issue brief "NATO Reform and Decision-Making."
Edgar Buckley and Ioan Mircea Pascu, members of the Strategic Advisors Group (SAG), discuss the implications of the use of force, preemption, and assessment of new risks as it relates to the Strategic Concept in the SAG issue brief "Article 5 and Strategic Reassurance."
Rob de Wijk, member of the Strategic Advisors Group (SAG), highlights the need for NATO to address three new challenges as it drafts the 2010 Strategic Concept in "The Challenge: NATO in the Realm of New Geopolitical Realities."
Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin WallThe fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, not only led to the uniﬁ cation of Germany, thus ending decades of division and immeasurable human suffering; it also ended the division of Europe and changed the world.
Today, twenty years after this event, we are in a position to gauge which distance we have covered since. We are able to observe that in spite of continuing problems and justiﬁ ed as well as unjustiﬁ ed complaints, the uniﬁ cation of Germany and Europe has been crowned with success.
Kurt Volker, Atlantic Council senior advisor and member of the Strategic Advisors Group (SAG), describes the challenges facing NATO and calls for unity to the divergent goals and ambitions of member states in the SAG issue brief "A New Transatlantic Compact."