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New Atlanticist

Jun 29, 2022

Blinken: NATO is ‘more united, more focused’ after historic summit

By Nick Fouriezos

The Atlantic Council teamed up with civil society organizations at the NATO Public Forum, convening top US and global leaders for their take on NATO's priorities in a changing security environment.

Europe & Eurasia NATO


Jun 29, 2022

Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian genocide is proceeding in plain view

By Taras Kuzio

Western policymakers should be in no doubt that the many different Russian war crimes currently taking place in Ukraine are all part of a coherent plan developed by Vladimir Putin to commit genocide.

Civil Society Conflict


Jun 29, 2022

Putin’s partner in war crimes

By Brian Whitmore

Both Putin and Lukashenka, as well as the relevant officials and soldiers in their respective chains of command, should be charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, and possibly genocide.

Belarus Conflict

Fast Thinking

Jun 28, 2022

What Turkey won with its NATO leverage

By Atlantic Council

Ankara got exactly what it wanted in exchange for paving the way for Sweden and Finland to join the Alliance.

European Union National Security


Jun 28, 2022

Fear of confronting Putin will lead to Russian victory in Ukraine

By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

So far, the war in Ukraine has taught Vladimir Putin that NATO and the EU will go to great lengths to avoid confronting him. This has grave consequences for Ukraine itself and for the wider international community.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Jun 28, 2022

Stoltenberg takes on climate change and Turkey’s blockade of Sweden and Finland as NATO summit opens

By Daniel Malloy

Opening the NATO Public Forum, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg vowed to slash the organization's emissions in response to the climate challenge and said Turkey's terrorism concerns are "legitimate."

Climate Change & Climate Action Defense Policy

In the News

Jun 27, 2022

Connable quoted in Israel Noticias on the security concerns of Russia’s ‘demonstration army’

By Atlantic Council

Russia Security & Defense

New Atlanticist

Jun 27, 2022

Can price caps on Russian oil tame the Kremlin? Our experts debate.

By Edward Fishman, Brian O’Toole, Mark Mozur, and Charles Lichfield

Atlantic Council experts weigh in on whether a G7-driven price cap on Russian oil will have the intended effect.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


Jun 27, 2022

Entangling alliances? Europe, the United States, Asia, and the risk of a new 1914

By Bruno Tertrais

How has alliance formation and maintenance changed since the Cold War? As Russia invades Ukraine, China threatens Taiwan, Iran harasses Gulf States, and Turkey’s neighbors worry about Ankara’s designs, it is a good time to reassess the validity of alliances for global security.

China Crisis Management

In the News

Jun 27, 2022

Gadzala Tirziu in The New York Sun on Ukraine’s expected EU candidate status

On June 23, Scowcroft Center nonresident senior fellow Aleksandra Gadzala Tirziu published a piece in The New York Sun arguing that while Ukraine’s impending EU candidate status will serve symbolic and morale boosting purposes, the European Union may not be able to secure Ukraine’s security and state sovereignty.

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy