May 14, 2022

Ukraine wins Eurovision as European voters show song contest solidarity

By Peter Dickinson

Ukraine's Eurovision victory is a soft power success story that underlines the country's dominance over Russia on the information front while highlighting the strength of international solidary and support for Ukraine.

Conflict Europe & Eurasia


May 11, 2022

Full transcript: 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards salute the people of Ukraine, Mario Draghi, and more

By Atlantic Council

The Italian prime minister, businessman Claudio Descalzi, and Ukrainian singer Jamala were among the honorees at the Atlantic Council's premier gala event Wednesday night.

Conflict Human Rights

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

The 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards: Recognizing bravery and vision in wartime

By Dan Peleschuk

The Atlantic Council's premier gala honored Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, business leader Claudio Descalzi, Ukrainian singer Jamala, and more for their commitment to the transatlantic relationship.

Conflict Italy

Press Release

May 9, 2022

Atlantic Council announces 2022 Distinguished Leadership Award Honorees

Prime Minister Mario Draghi, the People of Ukraine, CEO Claudio Descalzi and singer-songwriter Jamala will be honored at the 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards.

Italy Ukraine


May 2, 2022

Lavrov’s anti-Semitic outburst exposes absurdity of Russia’s “Nazi Ukraine” claims

By Peter Dickinson

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has sparked a diplomatic scandal with an anti-Semitic outburst that underlines the absurdity of Russia’s relentless “Nazi Ukraine” propaganda claims.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

In the News

Feb 25, 2022

Friedlander interviewed by CNBC on Russia’s dark money

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 22, 2022

Friedlander interviewed in Formiche on sanctions against Russia

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 11, 2022

Slavin quoted in Frankfurter Allgemeine on American hostages in Iran and US-Iran nuclear talks in Vienna

By Atlantic Council

Conflict German


Dec 7, 2021

An Alliance of Democracies: From concept to reality in an era of strategic competition

By Ash Jain, Matthew Kroenig, and Jonas Parello-Plesner

With the rules-based democratic order under threat, the United States and its allies need new entities that facilitate cooperation not just across the transatlantic, but among larger groups of democracies worldwide.

Australia Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Oct 7, 2021

Una squadra vincente: The US-Italian defense-industrial partnership

By Mauro Gilli and James Hasik

The United States needs to more closely integrate its own defense-industrial base with those of its allies, including Italy. This issue brief focuses on the US-Italian defense-industrial partnership to enable policymakers to better understand this relationship, leverage it more comprehensively to meet key strategic objectives, and secure the supply chains necessary to ensure US national security.

Defense Industry Defense Policy