Andrea Montanino

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Anna Pellegatta

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Stefano Stefanini

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative


Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Montanino joins CNBC to discuss the relevance of the German economic slowdown and ECB to Italy

Watch full discussion here

In the News by Ole Moehr

Economy & Business European Union

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Will Italy get a new government or elections?

The collapse of the Italian government comes right before crucial budget negotiations.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

International Norms Italy

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The most outrageous case this summer that no one has heard of

Misinformation, disinformation, and outright fakes played a role in assembling the case, which should be seen as another chapter in Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Olga Tokariuk

Disinformation Italy

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Montanino Joins CNBC to Discuss Snap Election in Italy

Watch the full discussion here.

In the News by Atlantic Council


Tue, May 14, 2019

Italy’s Salvini will be the man to watch in the European parliamentary elections

With European Parliament elections fast approaching, Italy is on the verge of a political crisis—but it has nothing to do with Europe.

New Atlanticist by Emiliano Alessandri

Elections European Union

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

Libyan conflict could worsen migrant plight, European commissioner warns

Europe cannot keep its head in the sand while people suffer, Dimitirs Avramopoulos says.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Italy’s embrace of China’s Belt and Road Initiative comes with risks and opportunity

Instead of criticizing Italy, the EU and the United States should seize this opportunity to reinforce their alliance.

New Atlanticist by Andrea Montanino

China European Union

Sat, Mar 9, 2019

Dear Europe: Renaissance or unraveling?

Across Europe, Macron has been unable to personally integrate other pro-EU forces and sometimes appears aloof from what other Europeans think.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

European Union France

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

What’s driving the spat between France and Italy?

The meeting, and ensuing French reaction, marks a peak in the escalation of rhetoric between French President Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of Italy’s ruling Five Star-League coalition over the past eight months.

New Atlanticist by Benjamin Haddad

European Union France

Fri, Dec 21, 2018

Economic Outlook for 2019

December 2018 is set to become the worst year-end finish for US markets since 1931. A yield curve inversion combined with the fourth annual rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and growing geo-political uncertainty, triggered widespread angst among US investors about an economic slowdown and the increasing probability of a recession. This edition of the EconoGraphic assesses key economic indicators to make a case that while a slowing of the US economy seems certain, a recession in the next two years remains unlikely.

Blogs by Global Business & Economics Program

China Economy & Business


Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: Revitalizing NATO’s Southern Strategy for an Era of Great Power Competition

Over the last 5 years, NATO has made huge strides to defend and deter against Russia in Europe’s northeast, but its work in Europe’s south continues to fall short. To help reinvigorate NATO's southern strategy, the Transatlantic Security Initiative is hosting a panel discussion on its new report, which argues that NATO's south is not just about projecting stability, but also defense, deterrence, and containment.

3:00pm Washington DC