New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

How the United States and Poland can use this moment to reshape transatlantic security

By Daniel Fried

Poland and the United States must keep Ukraine front and center, maintain transatlantic unity, and champion democratic values. Our Warsaw Week charted a way forward.

Crisis Management Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

Did Macron just dispel Central and Eastern Europe’s skepticism about France? 

By Marie Jourdain

French President Emmanuel Macron chose Bratislava, Slovakia, to deliver a speech aimed at reassuring Central and Eastern European partners of France's reliability.

Central Europe France
Explosion of a missile is seen in the sky over the city during a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine May 16, 2023. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

New Atlanticist

May 19, 2023

Russian War Report: Russia fires barrage at Kyiv while UK promises ‘kamikaze’ drones

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

A series of Russian missile strikes directed at Kyiv were largely intercepted while the UK promises hundreds of drones. In Poland, a missile "cover up" controversy.

Conflict Intelligence

In the News

May 5, 2023

Tantardini in Longitude on Central and Eastern European involvement in space

By Atlantic Council

Marco Tantardini discusses the role of Eastern Europe in the space activities of the EU.

Eastern Europe Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 5, 2023

Poland makes its case for European leadership

By Daniel Fried, Aaron Korewa

A close read of Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau's comprehensive foreign policy statement reveals a country that stands on the side of freedom, even as it faces difficulties with European partners.

Central Europe Elections

New Atlanticist

Apr 14, 2023

Poland’s prime minister: Western Europe needs to commit to Ukrainian victory and beware of China

By Katherine Walla

The prime minister explained that the US-Poland bond is key to strengthening the transatlantic community's deterrent power.

Central Europe China


Apr 12, 2023

Poland and Ukraine: The emerging alliance that could reshape Europe

By Taras Kuzio

Poland's leading role in the European response to Russia's Ukraine invasion is fueling talk of a eastward shift in Europe's geopolitical center of gravity with the Polish-Ukrainian alliance set to become increasingly influential.

Conflict Defense Industry
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attend a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State of Russia and Belarus at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia April 6, 2023. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

New Atlanticist

Apr 7, 2023

Russian War Report: Belarus accuses Ukraine of plotting terrorist attack

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Belarus' KGB accused Ukraine of plotting an attack on a Russian consulate in the Belarusian city of Grodno. Belarus also confirmed it would accept Russian tactical nuclear weapons.

Belarus Conflict

New Atlanticist

Mar 28, 2023

Hungary has approved Finland joining NATO. But its delays raise deeper concerns.

By Petr Tůma

The problem of an unreliable Hungary will long outlast this foot-dragging over Sweden and Finland, and allies should be prepared to deal with an outlier that’s weakening the system from within.

Hungary NATO


Mar 20, 2023

The US debt limit is a global outlier

By Mrugank Bhusari

Debt limits are not the norm in public finance. But countries that have adopted them do not let them cause economic chaos.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia