Mar 24, 2021

Forty years after: How Greece can help usher in tomorrow’s Europe

By Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

Today, as the European Union is reinvigorating its partnership with the United States and working toward enlargement in the Western Balkans, with the significant strategic support of Greece, the time is ripe for articulating our hopes and expectations for the emergence of a coherent, geopolitical European Union.

European Union Greece


Mar 5, 2021

To manage tensions between Turkey and Greece, the US should look to history

By Grady Wilson

Tensions between Turkey and Greece flared over the past year over disputed maritime claims in the Eastern Mediterranean. The United States should mediate between the two NATO allies to protect its interests based on its long term commitment to a stable and secure region.

Greece International Norms

New Atlanticist

Feb 19, 2021

US-Greece relations in the Biden era: Why the road to rebuilding the transatlantic alliance runs through Athens

By George Pagoulatos and Katerina Sokou

The United States should deepen its strategic engagement with Greece to jointly address challenges posed by competition among global and regional powers.

Energy & Environment European Union

In the News

Jan 3, 2021

Kroenig featured in the Daily Signal’s reading list

By Atlantic Council

On January 3, Deputy Director of the Scowcroft CenterMatthew Kroenig was featured in the Daily Signal’s article featuring twenty-six books to read in 2021 as recommended by The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America.

China Greece

New Atlanticist

Nov 13, 2020

How a Biden presidency could change US relations with the rest of the world

By Atlantic Council

We asked experts from around the Atlantic Council to preview what the election of Joe Biden as US president will mean for countries, big and small, all across the world. Here’s a quick spin around the globe as we preview what lies ahead for US foreign policy under Joe Biden:

Africa East Asia

New Atlanticist

Oct 13, 2020

What Greece has learned (and Brussels should too) from the EastMed crisis

By Leon Levy

Greece has learned plenty about the way the world works these last few months. We’re about to find out what Brussels has learned as well.

Conflict Crisis Management


Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

By Olgu Okumuş

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Europe & Eurasia European Union

New Atlanticist

Sep 28, 2020

Pompeo’s trip highlights strong US-Greece relationship

By Katerina Sokou

Rather than being simply an effort to mediate among the parties in the Eastern Med, Pompeo’s trip has focused on the bilateral US-Greece relationship, on a strategic as well as a personal level

Energy & Environment Greece


Sep 23, 2020

Now let’s see an agreement in the Eastern Mediterranean

By Brenda Shaffer

The Trump administration has demonstrated its ability to bring allies together and promote regional peace and cooperation. The United States should keep up this momentum by helping to reach an agreement between Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus, and de-escalate the conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Conflict Europe & Eurasia


Sep 23, 2020

Solving the Eastern Mediterranean crisis requires compromise

By Matthew Bryza

France, Greece, and the entire EU should embrace this de-escalatory approach, recognizing that the entire transatlantic community will be strategically better off with a strong Greece-Turkey relationship that ensures a fair system for sharing Eastern Mediterranean energy resources.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Greece