In the News

Jun 21, 2022

Ashford at the German Marshall Fund: The G7 reborn

By Atlantic Council

On June 21, Emma Ashford participated in a virtual panel at the German Marshall Fund previewing the G7 summit in Bavaria next week. Alongside Bruce Stokes, the executive director of the Transatlantic Task Force: Together or Alone? Choices and Strategies for Transatlantic Relations for 2021 and Beyond at the German Marshall Fund, Ashford discussed the […]

Economy & Business English

Engagement Reframed

Jun 16, 2022

Engagement Reframed #8: How to avoid anarchy in space

By Robert A. Manning

There is a dangerous deficit of governance with regard to human activities in our space, which presents an opportunity for mutually beneficial cooperation among rivals.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 15, 2022

Saeed in World Politics Review: Biden’s Indo-Pacific economic ‘whatever’ misses the mark

By Atlantic Council

On June 15, Nonresident Senior Fellow Ferial Saeed published an article in World Politics Review that critiqued the Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for its lack of specifics and failure to make meaningful progress on trade policy. “Biden officials are betting that a “nontraditional” trade pact will be an easier sell domestically, but the negative […]

China East Asia

In the News

Jun 10, 2022

CBDC Tracker cited in Visa Economic Empowerment Institute report on central banks’ rapid progress towards CBDCs in past few years

Read the full report here.

China Digital Currencies

In the News

Jun 2, 2022

Grieco in The National Interest: Trying harder is a bad China strategy

By Atlantic Council

On June 2, Kelly Grieco published an op-ed in The National Interest, calling out US policymakers for substituting the vague concept of competition for a strategy with defined means and ends. “Above all, competition itself is not a strategy. It offers only a description of the strategic environment. And it is hardly a novel one. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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