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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

Fast Thinking

Sep 27, 2021

FAST THINKING: Germany’s ‘messy’ post-Merkel moment

By Atlantic Council

What could Germany’s next government look like? And what will it mean for Europe and the wider world? Our experts capture the zeitgeist.

Democratic Transitions Elections

New Atlanticist

Sep 24, 2021

Coalition crazy: Here’s how Germany’s new government could shake out

By Jörn Fleck

Germany's federal elections could send Europe’s largest economy into messy, months-long coalition negotiations.

Elections Eurozone

UkraineAlert

Sep 15, 2021

Vladimir Putin accused of weaponizing Russian gas

By Diane Francis

With construction work on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline now complete, critics say Moscow is weaponizing gas deliveries to Europe in a bid to speed up the lengthy certification process.

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Blog Post

Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

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

Afghanistan Belarus

Blog Post

Aug 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing July 2021

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

Americas China

In the News

Jul 30, 2021

Friedman in The Atlantic: Germany Found a Way to Reduce Polarization. Could It Work in the US?

"The country’s robust investment in public media has helped it reduce political divisions," writes Uri Friedman in The Atlantic

Germany Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jul 23, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate geopolitics and the Olympics

By Atlantic Council

On July 23, 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 debate Olympic defection, the effectiveness of sanctions over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, democratic backsliding in Tunisia, the prospects for a […]

Belarus China

Fast Thinking

Jul 21, 2021

FAST THINKING: Nord Stream 2 gets the green light

By Atlantic Council

How will the United States and Germany balance business needs with security? And what price will Kyiv be forced to pay? We drilled down with our experts for answers.

Energy & Environment Germany

In the News

Jul 21, 2021

Herbst in The Hill: Acquiescing to Berlin, emboldening Moscow and squeezing Kyiv—Biden and Nord Stream 2

By Atlantic Council

Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany