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The Europe Center promotes the transatlantic leadership and strategies required to ensure a strong Europe.



Nov 25, 2022

The West must urgently overcome its fear of provoking Putin

By Daniel Bilak

Western leaders insist they will stand with Ukraine until Russia's invasion is defeated but fear of provoking Putin continues to constrain the democratic world's response to a war that has already cost tens of thousands of lives.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Atlantic Debrief

Nov 22, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – What is the state of transatlantic trade & tech? | A Debrief from Tyson Barker and Ken Propp

Europe Center Senior Director Jörn Fleck speaks with Tyson Barker and Kenneth Propp on the upcoming meeting of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council, European digital sovereignty, and more.

Digital Policy Economy & Business


Nov 17, 2022

Global Sanctions Dashboard: What’s coming in 2023?

By Charles Lichfield, Maia Nikoladze, and Castellum.AI

In this edition of the Global Sanctions Dashboard, we walk you through the Fall sanctions against Russia and Iran, explain the implications of US semiconductor export controls against China, and show you the projected sanctions trends in 2023.

China Economic Sanctions


Nov 14, 2022

Ukraine needs urgent help to counter Putin’s energy infrastructure attacks

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine urgently needs international support in order to counter Moscow's campaign of airstrikes against the country's energy infrastructure and prevent Putin from freezing Ukrainians into submission this winter.

Conflict European Union


Nov 3, 2022

Russia hopes a winter wave of Ukrainian refugees will divide Europe

By Kristen Taylor

Russia's campaign of airstrikes against Ukraine's civilian infrastructure aims to spark a humanitarian crisis and fuel a new winter season refugee wave that Moscow hopes will undermine European support for Ukraine.

Conflict European Union


Nov 2, 2022

Digital sovereignty in practice: The EU’s push to shape the new global economy

By Frances Burwell, Kenneth Propp

What does the European Union push for "digital sovereignty" mean in practice? Frances Burwell and Ken Propp provide an update to digital sovereignty and its transatlantic impacts.

Digital Policy Economy & Business


Nov 2, 2022

A new Europe-MENA energy interdependence: The role of hydrogen

By Giampaolo Cantini

A deeper Europe-MENA relationship could aid a secure transition in Europe and create lucrative low-carbon export opportunities and industries in North Africa. Hydrogen could be the cornerstone of these new ties, and COP27 could be the perfect forum to develop them.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Nov 1, 2022

How Europe can salvage its climate credibility at COP27

By Michał Kurtyka and Paddy Ryan

Europe's recent energy policies have begotten accusations of climate hypocrisy, as the continent blocks access to financing for gas projects in developing countries yet scours those countries for gas supplies for its own use. At COP27, Europe can—and should—responsibly reconcile those contradictions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Oct 30, 2022

The West must not let Putin freeze millions of Ukrainians to death

By Dennis Soltys, Alexander Motyl

Unable to defeat Ukraine on the battlefield, Putin is now deliberately targeting the civilian population and openly threatening to freeze millions of Ukrainians to death. The West must not stand by and let this genocide take place.

Conflict European Union

Atlantic Debrief

Oct 27, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – How does Europe see China? | A Debrief from Reinhard Bütikofer MEP

Europe Center Acting Director Jörn Fleck sits down in-person with Reinhard Bütikofer MEP, Chair of the Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China, to discuss Europe's and Germany’s China policy.

China Economy & Business