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COVID-19 in Latin America

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Sep 4, 2022

Rigged Russian referendums: Putin’s plan to annex occupied Ukraine

By Olga Aivazovska

Western leaders must clearly signal to the Kremlin that any attempt to stage fake referendums and annex Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine will result in increased sanctions, writes Olga Aivazovska.

Conflict Disinformation

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Sep 3, 2022

Aviso LatAm: September 3, 2022

LAC's economy is expected to growth 2.7 percent in 2022

Coronavirus Latin America

In the News

Sep 2, 2022

Kroenig on CNBC discussing the prospect of great-power conflict

By Atlantic Council

On September 1, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was interviewed on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” discussing why the chances of great-power conflict between the US, Russia, and China may be increasing.

China Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Sep 1, 2022

Allies must ‘maintain our stamina’ in Ukraine, says Danish defense minister

By Katherine Walla

It’s time for what Bødskov considers to be phase three of the West’s strategy of supporting Ukraine, which should include weapons donations, military training, demining, and more.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies


Sep 1, 2022

Death of Mikhail Gorbachev highlights Europe’s lingering memory divide

By Peter Dickinson

The death of Mikhail Gorbachev has highlighted the memory divide between Western Europe and the countries of the former Eastern Bloc that also shapes contemporary attitudes toward Putin's imperial agenda.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

In the News

Sep 1, 2022

Kroenig in Foreign Policy on IR theory and great-power conflict

By Atlantic Council

On August 27, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig published an essay in Foreign Policy on how IR theory suggests great-power war is coming.

China Politics & Diplomacy


Sep 1, 2022

Flawed assumptions hamper Western response to Russia’s Ukraine War

By Glenn Chafetz, Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

The Western response to Russia's Ukraine invasion is being undermined by flawed assumptions over the danger of a possible nuclear escalation and the need to maintain a workable relationship with Russia.

Conflict European Union

New Atlanticist

Aug 31, 2022

The war in Ukraine is an opportunity to upgrade the transatlantic architecture. Here’s how.

By Ira Straus

Atlantic leaders should treat the current conflict—just as they did the Cold War—as an opportunity to improve institutional capabilities.

Crisis Management European Union

In-Depth Research & Reports

Aug 31, 2022

Europe home alone: Gaming out the future of transatlantic relations

By Liana Fix, Xenia Kelemen, and Jörn Fleck

The Atlantic Council partnered with Körber-Stiftung International Affairs on the 2022 Körber Policy Game to game out Europe's reactions to any future rifts in the transatlantic relationship.

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Aug 30, 2022

Amb. Dan Fried quoted in Marketplace on whether Gazprom brings Nord Stream 1 back online as planned

By Daniel Fried

Read the full article here.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business