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New Atlanticist

Dec 4, 2023

The shocking Dutch election is done. The political maneuvering is just beginning.

By Lisa Homel

The victory of Geert Wilders’s far-right party sent shockwaves. Here are the challenges the PVV leader will face in forming his government.

Elections European Union

Atlantic Debrief

Dec 1, 2023

#AtlanticDebrief – How will the OSA be implemented? | A Debrief from Melanie Dawes

Susan Ness sits down with Ofcom Chief Executive Dame Melanie Dawes to discuss Ofcom’s regulatory guidance on illegal harms.  

Digital Policy Economy & Business


Nov 30, 2023

Putin’s pro-war majority: Most Russians still support Ukraine invasion

By Peter Dickinson

Putin’s pro-war majority: almost two years on, most Russians still support the Ukraine invasion and have reconciled themselves to the reality of a long war, writes Peter Dickinson.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Nov 27, 2023

Spillover from wars in the Middle East and Ukraine may spread to the Western Balkans, warns Albanian prime minister

By Katherine Walla

Western Balkans countries must “work day and night to keep the conflict out of the borders of our region,” Prime Minister Edi Rama said at the Atlantic Council.

Crisis Management European Union


Nov 21, 2023

Wartime Ukraine is making historic progress toward EU membership

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian authorities have made clear they view EU membership as a strategic priority and are fully committed to pursuing this goal, even while defending themselves against Russia’s ongoing invasion, writes Mark Temnycky.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

What the EU and US want to get done at COP28

By Katherine Walla

Climate leaders outlined their hopes for the global stocktake, loss and damage fund, and more at the EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

EU and US officials break down their deepening trade cooperation

By Daniel Hojnacki

US and EU officials discussed trade, supply chain resilience, sanctions, and other crucial aspects of the transatlantic relationship.

China Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Nov 15, 2023

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas’s message to NATO: ‘Defending freedom has a price tag’

By Katherine Walla

“Stay firmly on the course and boost our long-term support" to Ukraine, Kallas said at the EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Conflict European Union

New Atlanticist

Nov 9, 2023

Will the EU get new members soon? Here’s what you need to know.

By Atlantic Council experts

Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia just saw their bids to join the twenty-seven member bloc boosted by the European Commission. Atlantic Council experts explain what it means for EU enlargement.

Europe & Eurasia European Union


Nov 9, 2023

Historic progress: Ukraine receives green light for EU membership talks

By Peter Dickinson

The European Commission this week recommended opening EU membership negotiations with Ukraine. The move represents historic progress at a time when Ukrainians are fighting to defend their independence and their right to choose a European future, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Corruption