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Wed, Apr 3, 2019

North Macedonia and Greece look forward to common NATO future

The two Western Balkans neighbors’ reconciliation can be a “blueprint for the Balkans — the powder keg of Europe in the past — to help resolve the other very difficult disputes that still exist," Giorgos Katrougalos says.

NATOat70 by David A. Wemer

Greece NATO

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

NATO membership for Cyprus. Yes, Cyprus.

With NATO membership built into any settlement, Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities, along with Athens and Ankara, and in partnership with all of their European partners and NATO allies, might have more confidence in striking a deal.

New Atlanticist by Damon Wilson

Greece NATO

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

North Macedonia negates NATO skeptics

The price of compromising was high — many citizens remain opposed to it — but the cost of not doing so, the government concluded, would have been infinitely higher. Radmila Šekerinska, the defense minister of North Macedonia, is unapologetic about that decision.

New Atlanticist by Teri Schultz

Greece NATO

Wed, Mar 6, 2019

Ambassador Morningstar Delivers Second Annual Prometheus Energy Lecture

Second Annual Prometheus Energy Lecture Amb. Richard MorningstarFounding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council Piraeus, GreeceMarch 4, 2019

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Greece

Mon, Mar 4, 2019

How to fight disinformation while preserving free speech

Tangible solutions to counter disinformation lie “in the direction of transparency and integrity, and possibly regulation around those lines,” Daniel Fried argued.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Disinformation English

Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Greece’s turnaround: From Achilles’ heel to regional bedrock

Alexis Tsipras' government has helped bring Greece back in from the cold.

New Atlanticist by Damon Wilson

Greece

Tue, Feb 5, 2019

Name deal with Greece gives Macedonia a ‘second chance’

The name deal is “a second chance for my generation,” said Nikola Dimitrov, North Macedonia's Foreign Minister, adding, for decades Macedonia has been “locked in a waiting room.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Greece NATO

Fri, Jan 25, 2019

A ‘monumental day for the Western Balkans’

Members of the Ohrid Group provided their reactions to the passage of the Prespa deal in the Greek Parliament on January 25.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Greece Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Fri, Jan 25, 2019

Greek Parliament approves Macedonia name change deal

The name change now opens the door for Macedonian accession to NATO and potentially the EU.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Greece Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Wed, Oct 3, 2018

Macedonia vote is not the end of the road

Voter turnout on September 30 was disappointing by some measures, but the vote and the result itself was cause for great optimism as citizens made clear their preference for a European future.

New Atlanticist by Sarah Bedenbaugh, Damon Wilson, and Graham Brookie

Disinformation Elections