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Thu, Jun 17, 2021

MARKUP: Our experts annotate the NATO communiqué

But what were they really saying amid all the jargon? And what was missing? Atlantic Council experts combed through the document and left their insights in the margins.

New Atlanticist by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

The secret to NATO’s survival: Get political

Why has NATO failed to be an effective political forum and what signs of progress must emerge from this week's summit? There are six core areas to watch over the next eighteen months.

New Atlanticist by Jamie Shea and Michael John Williams

Conflict Defense Policy

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing May 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

Africa Belarus

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

EU-US tech cooperation: Strengthening transatlantic relations in data-driven economies

The window of opportunity for an agreement between the United States and European Union (EU) on a common tech rulebook is open once again. In December 2020, the European Commission, encouraged by the victory of ardent Atlanticist Joseph Biden in the US presidential election, issued A New EU-US Agenda for Global Change, an ambitious proposal for strengthening and broadening the transatlantic relationship in multiple key domains including technology governance.

GeoTech Cues by Juraj Majcin (Guest Author)

Digital Policy European Union

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

FAST THINKING: An Airbus-Boeing deal, seventeen years in the making

The agreement, announced just ahead of Biden’s first US-EU Summit, will suspend billions of dollars’ worth of threatened tariffs for five years. So why, after nearly two decades of wrangling, did this happen now?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business European Union

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

US-EU Summit may end aircraft trade row, but it needs to fly higher to succeed

If policymakers merely deliver movement regarding tariffs on selected physical items, they will have missed an opportunity to craft the foundations for a meaningful transatlantic relationship.

New Atlanticist by Barbara C. Matthews

Economy & Business European Union

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Misunderstanding and underestimating Europe

Europe has changed. It has started—though only started—transforming into a global geopolitical player. The urgent task before Europe is to finish that transition.

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel

China European Union

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Biden’s Europe trip can help secure Afghanistan’s future. Here’s how.

The democracies meeting this week in Europe should signal continued concrete support for Afghans who do not share the Taliban’s worldview and who seek a peace without a Taliban-imposed regime.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne, James B. Cunningham

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Friedlander quoted in Handelsblatt on Biden’s first trip to abroad

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In the News by Julia Friedlander

Economy & Business European Union

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Friedlander quoted in the ABC News on Biden’s first trip to abroad

Read the whole article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Economy & Business European Union