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Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Ellinas in New Europe: Impact of coronavirus on oil and gas markets

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Energy & Environment

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

A reason for skepticism with China’s coronavirus comms

As the novel coronavirus spreads across China and beyond its borders, the country’s government has struggled to maintain control over the flow of information to its citizens, who are increasingly showing their anger over the rapidly escalating situation. While presenting an image abroad of transparency and cooperation, China is simultaneously threatening journalists and detaining people who speak out on social media, the latest in its long history of attempting to maintain tight control over the facts to avoid domestic public scrutiny of a public health crisis.

Insights & Impact by Tessa Knight and Jacqueline Malaret

China Civil Society

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Europe to take center stage in global trade talks

With the “phase one” trade deal behind them, the United States and China will now probably shift attention to sorting out their economic and trade relationships with Europe. Caught in the middle of the US-China trade war and geopolitical competition, the European Union (EU) has tried to steer an independent course, balancing security and geopolitical concerns with economic and business needs. Doing so, however, has exposed many differences vis-a-vis the United States as well as China.

Insights & Impact by Hung Tran

China European Union

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

What Trump’s State of the Union means for US foreign policy

US President Donald J. Trump used his third State of the Union address to argue that his administration has “launched the great American comeback” through its economic policies and tough international stances. In a speech that focused heavily on domestic issues, his discussion of foreign policy mainly highlighted what he believed to be his major foreign policy successes, rather than announcements of new plans.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Energy & Environment

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

Samet in Foreign Policy: Can China Replace the United States in Israel?

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Israel

Sat, Feb 1, 2020

The growing, global impact of Coronavirus

It’s already clear that the coronavirus impact, though too early to fully measure, will be significant on Chinese and global supply chains, markets and economies; on the legitimacy and the trust enjoyed by the Chinese Communist Party with its own people; and on Asian regional politics and US-Chinese relations, where trust already was in such short supply.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China
Building in Beijing

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

China’s vision for community with a shared future for humanity belies actual action

For China to truly back the its vision of a "shared future" with action, it must drastically reduce its own carbon emissions at home and discontinue investing abroad in carbon-intensive infrastructure through its Belt and Road Initiative.

EnergySource by Craig Hart

China Energy Transitions

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Wechsler in ISPI: The United States, China and the Middle East: Three Transitions and Four Futures

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Middle East

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

The potential global impact of the coronavirus outbreak

Beijing “must act" to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Miyeon Oh says, "especially in light of the indirect but potentially massive economic, social, and political impacts of the coronavirus in the region and around the world.” There is growing concern in Beijing as well, Robert A. Manning added, “that if this pandemic is only in its early stages, it could become the straw that broke the camel’s back for an already anemic economy.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China International Markets

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

China-Middle East expert Jonathan Fulton joins Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow

Washington, DC—January 27, 2020—The Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs today announced the addition of Jonathan Fulton as a nonresident senior fellow. Fulton specializes in the increasingly important field of Chinese policy toward the Middle East and last year wrote an Atlantic Council report on the subject. “Jonathan has already made notable contributions to the debate […]

Press Release by Atlantic Council

China Middle East