In-Depth Research & Reports

Oct 25, 2021

AUKUS: The Impact on the Transatlantic Partnership — Wieslander in ISDP Report

This Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) special publication brings together a number of experts from Europe and Asia to discuss the implications of AUKUS for Europe. AUKUS is a critical geopolitical development. It has complex chapters attached to it. Therefore, any assessment of the AUKUS has to be understood from a comprehensive perspective, […]

Australia China

Blog Post

Oct 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing September 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Afghanistan Belarus

New Atlanticist

Oct 7, 2021

Greece and France give European strategic autonomy a shot

By Katerina Sokou

A new defense pact between the two aims to address instability in the Mediterranean by tackling multiple challenges in the region.

France Greece

In the News

Sep 24, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the consequences of AUKUS

By Atlantic Council

On September 24, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the consequences of AUKUS, including its implications for Indo-Pacific security and US relations with France.

Australia China

Inflection Points

Sep 19, 2021

Xi’s big bet helps explain the Australian submarine deal

By Frederick Kempe

It is only in the context of Xi’s increased repressions at home and expanded ambitions abroad that one can fully understand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision

Australia China


Aug 17, 2021

The UK, France, and the United States in Sweden’s vicinity: Strategic interests and military activities

By Anna Wieslander, Viktor Lundquist

As a response to the deteriorated security situation, following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and war in eastern Ukraine, the UK, France, and the United States have substantially increased their presence and engagement in Sweden’s vicinity.

Europe & Eurasia European Union

In the News

Aug 16, 2021

Stefanini in POLITICO: What Biden lost in Afghanistan

By Stefano Stefanini

Ambassador Stefano Stefanin was quoted in POLITICO on the impact of the Afghanistan withdrawal on the United States' global credibility and the response from NATO allies.

Afghanistan Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jun 14, 2021

MARKUP: Our experts annotate the G7 communiqué

By Julia Friedlander, Ash Jain, Rama Yade, David Bray, Benjamin Haddad, Josh Lipsky

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.

Economy & Business France

In the News

Jun 14, 2021

Sales quoted in Le Point on Hezbollah and France

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

In the News

Jun 10, 2021

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

By Stefano Stefanini

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.

Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia