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New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

The G7 can take NATO-EU climate cooperation to the next level

By Francis Shin, Rachel Rizzo

There is a strong opportunity for meaningful NATO-EU cooperation by using the Group of Seven as a convening platform for climate change-related discussions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Jun 1, 2023

The fight against courtroom corruption continues in wartime Ukraine

By Olena Halushka

Despite the existential challenges created by Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine continues to make progress toward the reform of the country's deeply discredited judicial system, writes Olena Halushka.

Civil Society Conflict


May 27, 2023

Ukraine must reduce role of state in the economy to boost EU integration

By David Clark

Ukraine has conducted a number of nationalizations as part of the war effort but the state should now be looking to reduce its role in the Ukrainian economy in order to advance the process of EU integration, writes David Clark.

Conflict Corruption

New Atlanticist

May 26, 2023

Here’s what to expect on China, AI, green energy, and more when EU and US officials meet in Sweden

By Atlantic Council

At an upcoming two-day meeting in Luleå, the US and EU may announce joint action on some of their biggest common challenges in trade and technology.

Digital Policy Economy & Business


May 25, 2023

Global Sanctions Dashboard: US and G7 allies target Russia’s evasion and procurement networks

By Kimberly Donovan, Maia Nikoladze, Benjamin Mossberg and Castellum.AI

Tackling export controls circumvention by Russia; the enforcement and effectiveness of the oil price cap; the failure of the US sanctions policy towards Sudan, and how to fix it.

Africa Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

Experts react: A ‘game changer’ G7 summit in Japan

By Atlantic Council experts

As leaders of the Group of Seven countries gather in Hiroshima, Atlantic Council experts share their insights on what is coming out of the summit about Russia, China, the global economy, and more.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


May 18, 2023

Ukraine’s European integration is the key to a sustainable peace

By Stephen Nix, Zachary Popovich

Ukraine's full integration into the institutions of the Western world is the only way to end the threat of ongoing Russian aggression and secure a sustainable peace in Europe, write Stephen Nix and Zachary Popovich.

Conflict European Union


May 10, 2023

What is the G7 still exporting to Russia? 

By Niels Graham

One year into the Russia's invasion G7 nations continue to export nearly $5B a month to Moscow. A new proposal by the US at the G7 could greatly reduce this.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


May 9, 2023

Russia’s invasion fails to prevent progress in Ukraine’s energy sector

By Aura Sabadus

Russia's seven-month airstrike campaign against Ukraine's civilian energy infrastructure has failed to derail Ukrainian progress toward greater energy sector integration with the EU, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict Energy Transitions


May 8, 2023

Russia’s last red line: Will the West help Ukraine liberate Crimea?

By Dennis Soltys

The Crimean question has become a litmus test for Ukraine’s Western partners; do they want Ukraine to win the war, or are they merely seeking to avoid an outright Russian victory?

Conflict European Union