Apr 28, 2022

Stocks on Mars and savings accounts on Venus? Accelerating female economic empowerment by narrowing the wealth gap between men and women

By Alexis Crow

Temporary and structural policies now aim to boost women's economic prospects that have been diminished by the pandemic. But the question begs to be asked: what is the next “big thing” in female economic empowerment, and accordingly, in ESG policy and investment?

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Apr 14, 2022

Manning quoted in VOA: The Biden administration, the Yun Seok-Yeol administration and the North Korean deterrence, strengthening US-Korea cooperation, and seeking a check on China [translated from Korean]

By Atlantic Council

On April 14, Manning was quoted in a VOA article, speaking about the priority of increased intelligence sharing between the United States, Japan, and South Korea.  “Atlantic Council senior fellow Robert Manning said in a phone call with VOA on the 13th that ‘the United States wishes for stronger security cooperation between the United States […]

China East Asia

Britain Debrief

Mar 4, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Is this economic war with Russia? A Debrief from Edward Fishman

By Ben Judah

As a newly-formed anti-invasion coalition forms in the international community and takes increasingly severe economic actions against Russia, Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Edward Fishman, former Russia and Europe Lead in the State Department’s Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, for #BritainDebrief.

Conflict Crisis Management

In the News

Jan 22, 2022

Manning in South China Morning Post: If Japan joins Aukus, will China, Russia, North Korea make a Rucndprk? (And will Seoul sign up to JauSKus?)

By Atlantic Council

On January 22, Manning was quoted in a This Week in Asia article on whether Japan being added to the AUKUS military alliance would lead to Russia, North Korea, and China forming a similar alliance in response. “Although Tokyo would like to solidify its relationship with like-minded states in the region and hedge against Chinese […]

China East Asia

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

Manning in StratNews Global: China, North Korea, Russia-Ukraine, Security Top Of Japan-U.S. Talks

By Atlantic Council

On January 21, Manning featured on a panel on StratNews Global about the North Korean nuclear program, China’s growing military assertiveness, and other topics. The panelists discussed issues such as Joe Biden and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s first formal talks, new developments in North Korea’s nuclear program, China’s increasingly assertive foreign policy, the situation […]

China East Asia

In the News

Dec 17, 2021

The CBDC Tracker was featured in Forkast on the Federal Reserve other Big Four central banks concerning CBDC development

By GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business


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


Dec 3, 2021

The RCEP ratification and its implications

By Niels Graham

On January 1, 2022 the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement will go into effect. When it enters into force, the partnership will be doubly historic: it will be both China’s first multilateral trade agreement and the world’s largest free trade agreement.

China Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Nov 30, 2021

Forward Defense symposium on deterring Chinese strategic attack

By Hans Binnendijk, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and Christopher Twomey

Hans Binnendijk, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and Christopher Twomey contribute issue briefs to a Forward Defense symposium on Chinese nuclear weapons and deterring Chinese strategic attack.

China Defense Policy

In the News

Oct 18, 2021

Manning in The Hill: Is Biden creeping toward a trade strategy?

By Atlantic Council

On October 18, Robert Manning authored an op-ed in The Hill, questioning whether the Biden administration is moving towards a trade strategy. Manning made the case for the US reconsidering joining the Transpacific Partnership, or an equivalent, and seeking out more free-trade agreements to bolster its standing in the Asia Pacific. “The U.S. tends to […]

China Indo-Pacific