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Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Serbian president pursues EU membership, better US ties, and a bigger role in the Balkans

Speaking with the Atlantic Council, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić talked about Serbia's vaccine diplomacy, economic performance, relations with Kosovo, and more.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Serbian President Vučić on COVID-19, democracy, and Serbia’s bid to join the EU

Serbia is at an inflection point as it deals with a global pandemic and as it navigates its place in Europe and the Euro-Atlantic community in the future. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić joined the Atlantic Council to discuss how Serbia fits into a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace.

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European Union Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Forty years after: How Greece can help usher in tomorrow’s Europe

Today, as the European Union is reinvigorating its partnership with the United States and working toward enlargement in the Western Balkans, with the significant strategic support of Greece, the time is ripe for articulating our hopes and expectations for the emergence of a coherent, geopolitical European Union.

Feature by Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

European Union Greece
EU-Turkey

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

A more positive relationship between the European Union and Turkey is a decade-long project of advocates from all over Europe and across the Atlantic. Drawing on history, witnesses see how this relationship can be an excellent win-win algorithm, as much as it can rapidly turn out to be a lose-lose situation or even a triple win-or-lose equation—with political, economic, and social resonance reaching far beyond the Continent.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Bahadır Kaleağası

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Sat, Mar 6, 2021

Mezran quoted in the Times on increasing migration rates to Italy

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Human Rights Italy

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

To manage tensions between Turkey and Greece, the US should look to history

Tensions between Turkey and Greece flared over the past year over disputed maritime claims in the Eastern Mediterranean. The United States should mediate between the two NATO allies to protect its interests based on its long term commitment to a stable and secure region.

TURKEYSource by Grady Wilson

Greece International Norms

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

US-Greece relations in the Biden era: Why the road to rebuilding the transatlantic alliance runs through Athens

The United States should deepen its strategic engagement with Greece to jointly address challenges posed by competition among global and regional powers.

New Atlanticist by George Pagoulatos and Katerina Sokou

Energy & Environment European Union

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

The EastWest Institute’s Balkan Dialogues initiative to migrate to Atlantic Council

The EastWest Institute today announced that its Balkan Dialogues initiative is migrating to the Future Europe Initiative at the Atlantic Council. The Atlantic Council and its Future Europe Initiative are delighted to integrate this impressive body of work into its ongoing efforts to promote regional cooperation and advance a Euro-Atlantic future for the Western Balkans. […]

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The Balkans

Sun, Jan 3, 2021

Kroenig featured in the Daily Signal’s reading list

On January 3, Deputy Director of the Scowcroft CenterMatthew Kroenig was featured in the Daily Signal’s article featuring twenty-six books to read in 2021 as recommended by The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Greece

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

North Macedonia on the threshold of Europe

This report outlines the myriad challenges that face North Macedonia as it struggles to chart a path forward on EU accession and calls for Western leaders—especially those in Europe—to consider how they can be more productively and strategically engaged.

Report by Damir Marusic, Dimitar Bechev

Democratic Transitions European Union