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Mon, Jun 14, 2021

MARKUP: Our experts annotate the G7 communiqué

How can you dig through 14,000 words of diplomat-speak to find what these world leaders are really saying? Leave that to the Atlantic Council’s experts.

New Atlanticist by Julia Friedlander, Ash Jain, Rama Yade, David Bray, Benjamin Haddad, Josh Lipsky

Economy & Business France

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Sales quoted in Le Point on Hezbollah and France

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Stefanini in POLITICO: Europe asks – can Biden put his money where his mouth is?

Ambassador Stefano Stefanin was quoted in POLITICO on how Biden has set the stage and the ball is in Europe's court to take advantage of the reset in transatlantic relations.

In the News by Stefano Stefanini

Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

IN BRIEF: Why the G7 summit matters, in seven charts

The G7 is meeting in person for the first time since the pandemic began. The GeoEconomics Center explains the top seven issues on the agenda and why they matter.

New Atlanticist by GeoEconomics Center

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Wed, May 19, 2021

Kirchberger quoted in Financial Times: European show of support for US in Indopacific will remain limited

Sarah Kirchberger was quoted in the Financial Times on how the increased European naval presence in the Indo-Pacific reflects growing concerns over Chinese military activities in the region.

In the News by Sarah Kirchberger

China European Union

Thu, May 6, 2021

Airbus CEO talks disputes with Boeing, a new Chinese rival, and hydrogen planes

Guillaume Faury joined the Atlantic Council's EU-US Future Forum to discuss the future of the airline industry, as it emerges from the pandemic.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Thu, Apr 8, 2021

Beyond the war: The history of French-Libyan relations

On February 23, 2011, French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared to the world his revulsion at the brutalities taking place in Libya: “The international community cannot remain a spectator to all the massive violations of human rights,” he said. Much had changed in the relationship between Sarkozy and Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi since the latter’s visit to France in 2007. Much has also changed in Libya and the rest of the world since these declarations were uttered and the ensuing intervention by NATO began.

Issue Brief by Farah Rasmi

Conflict France

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Putin plots Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine

Ukrainian diplomats have voiced alarm over Russian plans to hold Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine’s participation. The news has revived fears that Moscow aims to bypass Kyiv and reach agreement directly with the West over Ukraine’s geopolitical future.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict France

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Dungan appears on Bloomberg to discuss protests in France over proposed pension reforms

On December 10, 2019, Nicholas Dungan spoke with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg: Balance of Power” about protests over French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms.

In the News

Europe & Eurasia France

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Emmanuel Macron’s plan to rebuild US-Europe relations

For French President Emmanuel Macron, "the number-one priority in relations with the new US administration” is clear: to boost “results-oriented multilateralism.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

China European Union