TURKEYSourceJul 1, 2022
Experts react: What the NATO summit breakthrough means for Turkey and the Alliance
By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY
Atlantic Council IN TURKEY asks experts for their perspectives on the Turkey's agreement with Sweden and Finland to proceed with NATO accession.
In the NewsJul 1, 2022
Wieslander cited in New York Times on European unity over Ukraine
“Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, said that although support for Ukraine had mostly held across the alliance, it was uneven: strongest in nations with long experience and deep fears of Russian domination, like Poland and the Baltic states, and more difficult to maintain in countries like Belgium, the […]
In the NewsJul 1, 2022
Wieslander quoted in New York Times on NATO’s changed geostrategic reality
“Referring to the changing geostrategic reality wrought by February’s invasion, Anna Wieslander, the Swedish director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think-tank, said the shift toward collective defense was much bigger than previously seen. ‘It really is a before Feb. 24 and after,’ she said, referring to the date of Russia’s invasion […]
In the NewsJun 30, 2022
Wieslander speaks at NATO Public Forum in Madrid
On June 29th, Director for Northern Europe Anna Wieslander spoke at the NATO Public Forum in Madrid on the panel “Ambiguous Threats, Determined Responses: Countering Hybrid Threats against NATO Allies.” Ms. Wieslander discussed Sweden’s total-defence strategy along with panelists Lieutenant General Hans-Werner Wiermann, Director General for NATO International Military Staff and Irene Fellin, Special Representative […]
New AtlanticistJun 28, 2022
Stoltenberg takes on climate change and Turkey’s blockade of Sweden and Finland as NATO summit opens
By Daniel Malloy
Opening the NATO Public Forum, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg vowed to slash the organization's emissions in response to the climate challenge and said Turkey's terrorism concerns are "legitimate."
In the NewsJun 27, 2022
Binnendijk and Vershbow in Brookings: Rebalancing European and trans-Atlantic defense
By Hans Binnendijk, Alexander Vershbow
Hans Binnendijk and Alexander Vershbow write that Europe and the US must find a balance between complete European strategic autonomy and hefty reliance on US defense spending.
In the NewsJun 16, 2022
Williams in the New York Times: middle power nations want to maintain strategic autonomy and will not easily cozy up to the US regarding Russia
By Michael John Williams
Michael John Williams was quoted in the New York Times asserting that middle power nations such as Brazil, India, Israel, and South Africa want to maintain their strategic autonomy and will not easily side with the US in opposing Russia.