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Chief Warrant Officer Richard Infusino, a Falcon Team pilot, packs up his gear after landing one of five new UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters at Hohenfels Army Airfield April 21. The new helicopters will replace the post's aging fleet of UH-1 ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Issue Brief

Jun 11, 2024

Friend-sourcing military procurement: Technology acquisition as security cooperation

By James Hasik

Jim Hasik reviews the nine cases of US "friend-sourcing" of major military systems and finds they brought good quality, speed, and economy.

Afghanistan Defense Industry

UkraineAlert

Jun 6, 2024

Allies stand with Ukraine as Russian threat looms over D-Day anniversary

By Peter Dickinson

Putin has tried to justify his invasion of Ukraine by portraying Ukrainians as Nazis. But as this week's D-Day anniversary made clear, it is Putin himself who is seen as the greatest single threat to peace in Europe since Adolf Hitler, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Jun 5, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Cryptonews on digital euro development

Read the full article here.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

UkraineAlert

May 21, 2024

Ukraine’s soccer stars aim for Euro 2024 glory amid Russian invasion

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian national soccer team heads to Euro 2024 in Germany this summer hoping to provide their war-weary compatriots with a much-needed morale boost, writes Mark Temnycky.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

Inflection Points Today

May 16, 2024

‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to hard-working Germany?

By Frederick Kempe

The average number of hours worked by Germans has fallen by 30 percent in the last half century.

Economy & Business Future of Work

In the News

May 8, 2024

Eftimiades quoted in Nikkei Asia

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades was quoted in Nikkei Asia in an article about suspected Chinese spies in Germany and the UK.

China Germany

EnergySource

May 3, 2024

G7 pledges to end coal—but only inclusive action will make a real climate impact

By Elena Benaim

During the G7 energy ministerial in Turin, Italy, climate, energy, and environment ministers made a historic pledge to phase out coal power plants by 2035 among other agreements. But members ultimately need to turn pledges into action to blunt the impacts of climate change.

Africa Brazil

New Atlanticist

Mar 28, 2024

The G7 needs a permanent secretariat. The 2024 elections cycle demonstrates why.

By Francis Shin

Establishing a permanent secretariat would enable Group of Seven members to develop more consistent strategies together.

Economy & Business European Union

Econographics

Mar 12, 2024

Stalled growth in the UK, Germany, and Japan darken global economic outlook

By Josh Lipsky, Alisha Chhangani

The world's two largest economies won't be able to generate enough growth for the UK, Germany, and Japan—it is going to have to happen from within.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

New Atlanticist

Feb 21, 2024

What I heard in Munich: Europe gets a brutal awakening

By Anna Wieslander

Fear loomed that next year, Europe would be squeezed between a fascist Russia and an undependable United States—a Europe that would be pretty much on its own.

Europe & Eurasia Germany

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