New Atlanticist

Dec 6, 2023

The world’s biggest energy exporters plot out the next steps toward net zero

By Nick Fouriezos

At the Global Energy Forum, key leaders of the Net-Zero Producers Forum laid out a vision from some of the world’s largest energy exporters for making progress on the world’s sustainability goals.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

New Atlanticist

Dec 4, 2023

The shocking Dutch election is done. The political maneuvering is just beginning.

By Lisa Homel

The victory of Geert Wilders’s far-right party sent shockwaves. Here are the challenges the PVV leader will face in forming his government.

Elections European Union
People look out of the window of a house on a flooded street following a storm in the village of Pribrezhe, Crimea November 28, 2023. REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak

New Atlanticist

Nov 30, 2023

Russian War Report: Pro-Kremlin surrogates accuse the US of using ‘climate weapons’ in Crimea

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Following a severe storm in the Black Sea heavily impacted Crimea, pro-Kremlin sources circulated a conspiracy suggesting the US used a weather weapon.

Artificial Intelligence Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

Nov 28, 2023

Wieslander interviewed on Radio Sweden

P1 Morgon On November 28, NATO foreign ministers met in Brussels. Sveriges Radio speaks to Anna Wieslander, Director for Northern Europe at the Atlantic Council, discussing how close or far away Sweden is from NATO membership. In response to the question of whether Sweden is in too much of a hurry to become a NATO […]

NATO Northern Europe

In the News

Nov 28, 2023

Wieslander on BerlinsideOut’s podcast

Northern Outlooks: New Germany-scepticism in the Nordics? On November 28, Anna Wieslander participated in BerlinsideOut’s podcast episode “Northern Outlook: New Germany-scepticism in the Nordics?”. Along with Minna Ålander, Tuomas Iso-Markku, and Kim Olsen she discussed Germany’s relationship with the Nordic countries of Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. With Finland having joined NATO to counter the […]

NATO Northern Europe

In the News

Oct 20, 2023

Wieslander participates in Riga Conference 2023

On Friday, October 20, Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe, attended the Riga Conference, organized by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation in Riga. She participated in the Panel “Madrid, Vilnius, Washington – Milestones for NATO’s generational Change” together with David Cattler, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security, Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director, European Council on […]

NATO Northern Europe

Memo to...

Oct 10, 2023

Memo to the president: A bold agenda for the Washington summit: How to advance vital US interests by helping Ukraine win and defining its path to NATO membership

The upcoming NATO summit marking the Alliance's seventy-fifth anniversary presents an opportunity for US leadership to meet this danger by taking steps to provide Ukraine the means to win the war and by setting a clear path for Ukraine’s membership in NATO.

Central Europe Conflict

In the News

Oct 4, 2023

Wieslander participates in Warsaw Security Forum

On Wednesday, October 4, Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe, attended the Warsaw Security Forum, hosted by the Casimir Pulas Foundation in Warsaw. She participated in the Panel “Baltic Sea – North Sea: Northern Maritime Dimension of NATO Collective Defence” together with Anne Marie Aanerud, State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie, Commander of […]

NATO Northern Europe

New Atlanticist

Oct 2, 2023

How the Menendez scandal could end up with Turkey getting F-16s—and Sweden getting into NATO

By Grady Wilson

As chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez signaled his opposition to the sale of F-16s to Ankara early and often.

Defense Technologies Economy & Business


Sep 19, 2023

Putin “knows very well” NATO poses no security threat to Russia

By Peter Dickinson

Russia's recent demilitarization of its NATO borders proves that Putin does not view alliance as a genuine security threat and makes a complete mockery of Kremlin propaganda blaming the invasion of Ukraine on NATO, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Policy