Regions in focus

COVID-19 in Latin America

New Atlanticist

Sep 22, 2021

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera: COVID-19 solidarity offers hope for tackling climate change

By Nick Fouriezos

The Chilean leader joined other political, business, and health leaders at the annual conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center alongside the United Nations General Assembly. 

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Fast Thinking

Jul 7, 2021

FAST THINKING: Why the Moïse assassination is Haiti’s worst-case scenario

By Atlantic Council

The murder leaves a power vacuum atop a country battling rampant crime and COVID-19—with no obvious succession plan in place. What’s going on in Haiti and how will it reverberate across the region?

Caribbean Coronavirus

Issue Brief

Jun 28, 2021

The strategic importance of sending US vaccines to the Caribbean

By Ambassador James Brewster, Wazim Mowla

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges across the world, it is having a disproportionate impact on countries in our hemisphere.

Americas Caribbean

Issue Brief

Jun 18, 2021

Colombia’s National Strike: Overview of the Situation and Strategies Moving Forward

By Camila Hernandez, Jason Marczak

Amid the third peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colombia faces the longest and most destructive mass protests in recent history. The protests, which began on April 28, 2021, were triggered by a tax-reform bill proposed by the government to stabilize public debt and fiscal deficit. Despite the bill’s removal on May 2, 2021, protests continued […]

Americas Civil Society

Highlight: Energy in the Americas

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Experts

Content

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2021

The Powell Doctrine’s wisdom must live on

By Christopher Preble

Colin Powell’s criteria governing the use of force abroad aimed to ensure that war is always a last resort. US leaders shouldn't forget that as they honor his legacy.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2021

Africa’s cultural revolution is here. Meet some of its movers and shakers.

By Katherine Walla

The Atlantic Council brought together Africa’s brightest cultural minds—and the policymakers who’ve helped make their achievements possible—to understand Africa's cultural revolution and rising soft power.

Africa General Africa

Inflection Points

Oct 17, 2021

We’re at the perilous beginning of an uncertain era in US-China relations

By Frederick Kempe

The United States and China represent the most significant bilateral relationship in human history—and neither side is managing their rising tensions with adequate skill or durable strategy.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Oct 15, 2021

Preble on the Net Assessment podcast: Richard Haass is unhappy

By Atlantic Council

On October 15, Christopher Preble and co-hosts Melanie Marlowe (CSIS) and Zack Cooper (AEI) of the War on the Rocks Net Assessment podcast discussed the bipartisan turn away from the mostly internationalist spirit that has informed US foreign policy since the end of the Second World War. The three concluded that dissatisfaction with the current direction of […]

English Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Oct 15, 2021

Verma appointed to the Board of Trustees by Ford Foundation

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Human Rights

In the News

Oct 15, 2021

Cooper in U.S. Naval Institute on expanding the concept of national security

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Scott Cooper on the need to expand the conception of national security.

China Disinformation

Blog Post

Oct 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing September 2021

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

Afghanistan Belarus

In the News

Oct 14, 2021

Nawaz quoted in DW News: Pakistan struggles to balance ties between Washington and Beijing

Afghanistan China

Report

Oct 14, 2021

Standardizing the future: How can the United States navigate the geopolitics of international technology standards?

By Giulia Neaher, David Bray, Julian Mueller-Kaler, and Benjamin Schatz

Standards for data and technology represent a key part of the world’s digital ecosystem, and as such, they can have significant implications for geopolitics. This report, published in partnership with the American Edge Project, endeavors to study the geopolitical dynamics surrounding technology standards setting to better inform related US policy.

China Digital Policy

In the News

Oct 14, 2021

Tran quoted in South China Morning Post about wavering faith in US Treasuries

By Hung Tran

Read the full article here.

Economy & Business United States and Canada