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


Atlantic Debrief

Sep 23, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – Will Jean Monnet’s vision for Europe win out? | A Debrief from Nathalie Tocci

Europe Center Senior Fellow Damir Marusic sits down with Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali, to discuss the current scene in Europe on the struggle between European integration and Euroscepticism.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Sep 23, 2022

The EU’s Russia visa ban debate reveals the bloc’s new power center

By Petr Tůma

The consensus on visa policy toward Russia is yet another sign of Central and Eastern Europe’s rise to political prominence.

European Union International Norms

New Atlanticist

Sep 22, 2022

Could Italy become Europe’s newest problem child?

By Ilva Tare, Akshat Dhankher

How a new right-wing coalition could shake up Europe's third-largest economy.

Elections European Union

In the News

Sep 19, 2022

Nonresident senior fellow Brian O’Toole cited in the New York Times on Russian oil output following a price cap

Read the full article here.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


Sep 17, 2022

Putin’s Russian Empire is collapsing like its Soviet predecessor

By Taras Kuzio

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine was meant to extinguish the Ukrainian state once and for all. Instead, Russian influence in the post-Soviet region is in danger of receding to levels not witnessed in hundreds of years.

Belarus Central Asia


Sep 15, 2022

What’s next for European energy security? Our experts decipher the State of the European Union Address.

By Atlantic Council experts

Ursula von der Leyen's speech focused on energy and strategic decoupling of supply chains amid Russia's war in Ukraine, but didn't delve into common defense.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Atlantic Debrief

Sep 15, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – What is the State of the European Union? | A Debrief from Frances Burwell

Europe Center acting director Jörn Fleck sits down with Distinguished Fellow Frances Burwell to unpack the 2022 State of the European Union address by President von der Leyen.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia


Sep 13, 2022

Ukraine is winning but needs weapons to end Russia’s genocidal occupation

By Kristina Hook

Ukraine's recent Kharkiv counteroffensive was a major breakthrough but the country's Western partners must now deliver more weapons in order to achieve a decisive victory and end Russia's genocidal occupation.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Sep 12, 2022

Propp in European Law Blog: European Cybersecurity Regulation Takes a Sovereign Turn

Europe Center nonresident senior fellow Kenneth Propp explores the status and implications of a European Union initiative to create an EU-wide certification framework for ICT products and services (EUCS). New cybersecurity regulation thus is seen as another way to safeguard Europe’s ‘sovereign’ interest in protecting data from foreign government access.  It also would reinforce separate […]

Digital Policy Economy & Business


Sep 11, 2022

Russia is facing defeat in Putin’s gas war against the European Union

By Aura Sabadus

Vladimir Putin has declared an energy war against the European Union but there are growing signs that the Russian dictator may have overplayed his hand, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict Energy Markets & Governance