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Jan 18, 2024

Europe steps up support for Ukraine in fight against Putin’s Russia

By Diane Francis

There is now a growing realization across the continent that Putin is a European problem, and it is primarily up to Europe to stop him, writes Diane Francis.

Conflict Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Jan 13, 2024

Can Macron’s new cabinet of ‘revolutionaries’ remake French politics? 

By Léonie Allard, Marie Jourdain

French President Emmanuel Macron just reshuffled his cabinet, telling his ministers, “I don't want managers. I want revolutionaries.”

Europe & Eurasia European Union

New Atlanticist

Jan 3, 2024

Delors and Schäuble leave melancholic legacies for Europe. Now no one is left in charge.

By David Marsh

Former French Finance Minister Jacques Delors and former German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble both passed away in December 2023, leaving behind an indelible imprint on the continent.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Dec 7, 2023

Samaan quoted in Politico on Macron’s disagreement with diplomats

By Atlantic Council

France Israel

New Atlanticist

Sep 12, 2023

The politics behind Morocco turning down help after the devastating earthquake

By Sarah Zaaimi

Morocco has allowed search teams to access the disaster areas and deploy their field operations, but it has declined or ignored aid offered by France and Algeria.

Africa France

New Atlanticist

Jul 11, 2023

Europe needs a nuclear deterrent of its own

By Jacques Lanxade, Denis MacShane, Margarita Mathiopoulos, and Klaus Naumann

Only a trilateral British, French, and German nuclear umbrella, combined with a US umbrella, all under the command and control of NATO, will be a credible deterrent for Russia.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia


Jun 27, 2023

Lessons from the Paris Summit for a New Global Financing Pact

By Hung Tran

Dressing up concrete measures as parts of a “new global financial architecture” risks conflating them with the geopolitical conflict about the future of the current world order.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

Did Macron just dispel Central and Eastern Europe’s skepticism about France? 

By Marie Jourdain

French President Emmanuel Macron chose Bratislava, Slovakia, to deliver a speech aimed at reassuring Central and Eastern European partners of France's reliability.

Central Europe France
Sunset at the Treasury Department


May 23, 2023

There is no alternative to US Treasuries

By Josh Lipsky

In the wake of a US default, investors searching for safe assets may have no viable alternative to US Treasuries.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

Experts react: A ‘game changer’ G7 summit in Japan

By Atlantic Council experts

As leaders of the Group of Seven countries gather in Hiroshima, Atlantic Council experts share their insights on what is coming out of the summit about Russia, China, the global economy, and more.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business