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Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda: a European perspective

A new transatlantic partnership will be necessary whatever the result of the US election because the EU-US trade relationship, the European and US approach to multilateralism, and the global balance of power have changed.

New Atlanticist by Emilie Giraud-Bel

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Why the US-Italy relationship matters

In spite of the overall worsening of transatlantic relations over the past four years, and more inward looking foreign policy choices, Italy and the United States were able to preserve consistently positive relations. As far as trade is concerned, Italy managed to avoid the brunt of US tariffs on European goods, and trade exchange between […]

Issue Brief by Giovanna de Maio

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Bryza joins CNN International to discuss the Nagorno- Karabakh dispute

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Europe & Eurasia The Caucasus

Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Three Seas Initiative could help jumpstart Europe’s post-COVID recovery and green economy transformation

Buoyed by a new commercially managed investment fund and a $1 billion pledge from the United States, leaders from the Three Seas Initiative will convene for a summit on October 19 to move the project into its next stage.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Central Europe Climate Change & Climate Action

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

EU-Ukraine tensions mount ahead of annual summit

The EU-Ukraine Summit in Brussels on October 6 is likely to be dominated by concerns that President Zelenskyy is no longer committed to maintaining Ukraine's post-2014 path towards Euro-Atlantic integration.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Pompeo’s trip highlights strong US-Greece relationship

Rather than being simply an effort to mediate among the parties in the Eastern Med, Pompeo’s trip has focused on the bilateral US-Greece relationship, on a strategic as well as a personal level

New Atlanticist by Katerina Sokou

Energy & Environment Greece

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Ukraine must think globally in its hybrid war with Russia

Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine is likely to last decades. Kyiv's best hope of success lies in broadening the context of the conflict and backing international efforts to contain the Kremlin.

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Competitive strategy insights from wargames

Warfighting eclipses the moment of battle. This report assesses the results from a series of competitive strategy wargames in order to explore how US military-modernization investments can shape adversary decisions long before the battle ever begins.

Report by Benjamin Jensen, John T. Watts, Christian Trotti, and Mark J. Massa

China Conflict

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Explainer: What’s behind the fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

COVID-19, plague, and now war. As if 2020 was not cruel enough, fighting erupted on September 27 between Armenia and Azerbaijan along the contact line of the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, leading Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to declare martial law and total mobilization. President Ilham G. Aliyev of Azerbaijan addressed his nation, and partial martial law was declared in a number of Azerbaijani regions, including the capital Baku.

New Atlanticist by Ariel Cohen and Hayley Arlin

Conflict The Caucasus

Sat, Sep 26, 2020

Lukashenka’s rapid decline is giving Putin nightmares

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's worsening predicament is setting off alarm bells in the Kremlin, where events in neighboring Belarus are viewed as a possible blueprint for future unrest inside Russia itself.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Belarus Democratic Transitions


Wed, Oct 7, 2020

A conversation on transatlantic economic relations with Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Justin Muzinich

ONLINE EVENT - An address by US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich on the future of the transatlantic economy, followed by a conversation moderated by former US National Security Advisor and Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council Stephen Hadley.


Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Report launch | Lubyanka federation: How the FSB determines the politics and economics of Russia

ONLINE EVENT - How did the Soviet Union's cutthroat KGB shape a new generation of kleptocrats setting the agenda in Russia? Newly released in English, "Lubyanka federation" offers an unmatched look behind the curtain of the Kremlin.


Fri, Oct 2, 2020

Overcoming polarization in Ukraine

ONLINE EVENT - A real sense of Ukrainian identity has emerged in response to Kremlin disinformation campaigns. But the memory war of the past three decades remains strong. What challenges face Ukraine’s information environment now?