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New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

‘A nation where hundreds of thousands fight and millions help.’ Read President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s tribute to the people of Ukraine.

By Atlantic Council

Appearing by video at the Atlantic Council's Distinguished Leadership Awards, the Ukrainian president offered a moving, personal dedication to the heroism of the Ukrainian people under Russian assault.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

May 11, 2022

Polymeropoulos in the Week on Russian intelligence operations in Europe

By Atlantic Council

Marc Polymeropoulos asserts that the war in Ukraine has devastated Russia's intelligence operations in Europe.

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Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Annual Report 2021/2022: The Atlantic Council has never been stronger—nor its mission more vital

By John F.W. Rogers, Frederick Kempe

The Atlantic Council has never been more robust operationally, substantively, or financially in its sixty-year history. John F. W. Rogers and Fred Kempe explain how our work has never been more crucial in the face of complex, daunting, and worldwide challenges.

United States and Canada

BelarusAlert

May 10, 2022

Belarus has good reason for concern over Putin’s nuclear intimidation

By Steven Pifer

Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has warned that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could go nuclear. If Vladmir Putin deploys nuclear weapons there is reason to believe that Belarus itself would soon be in the firing line.

Belarus Conflict

In the News

May 10, 2022

Preble quoted in New Republic: If these intel leaks don’t stop, we could be headed for a war with Russia

By Atlantic Council

On May 10, Christopher Preble was quoted in a New Republic article on the potential consequences of intelligence leaks about US assistance to Ukraine’s military, making the case that US goals in Ukraine may exceed those of Ukraine itself and risk escalation. “As Chris Preble, (deputy director of) the New American Engagement Initiative at the […]

Conflict Defense Policy

EconoGraphics

May 9, 2022

Deploying QT – The Fed readies its new tool to fight inflation

By Ole Moehr

June 1 onwards, the Fed will begin to reduce the size of its balance sheet, i.e., conduct quantitative tightening. But how does QT work, what are its goals, and are there potential risks of the policy?

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2022

Remembering the uncommon life of attorney DeVier Pierson

By Bob Burke

The former Atlantic Council board member passed away April 21 at age 90 after a distinguished legal career. Read tributes to Pierson from across our network.

Politics & Diplomacy Rule of Law

In the News

May 9, 2022

Manning in Foreign Policy: Locking China out of the global order could backfire

By Atlantic Council

On May 9, Robert Manning published an article in Foreign Policy questioning the assumption that excluding China from the global order benefits the long-term interests of the United States. “It may be that China is unshakably on a path to remake the world order on its terms and also, as a result of the Ukraine […]

China English

EconoGraphics

May 9, 2022

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Russia and beyond

By Charles Lichfield, Maia Nikoladze, Sophia Busch and Castellum.AI

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Africa Conflict

In the News

May 9, 2022

Kumar quoted in S&P Global on how CBDCs can minimize sanction evasion

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