New Atlanticist

Jan 13, 2022

Treat the Mediterranean like the center of the world again. Europe’s climate security depends on it.

By Katerina Sokou

Tackling climate change in the vulnerable coastal ecosystem requires a truly regional approach.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience


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

Press Release

Dec 1, 2021

Atlantic Council announces multi-year partnership on Black Sea security with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration

The Atlantic Council will partner with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) on a major four-year body of work focused on the Black Sea region, which will familiarize the policy community with the complexities of this strategically important area for NATO and advance recommendations for transatlantic strategists.

Eastern Europe English

New Atlanticist

Nov 19, 2021

Bosnia’s power-sharing deal is coming undone. Here’s how to fix it.

By Marko Attila Hoare

Bosnia and Herzegovina faces the prospect of breaking up. The West must stand tough against Republika Srpska's threat of secession.

Democratic Transitions International Norms


Nov 17, 2021

Why Turkey’s transatlantic identity could change forever

By Can Kasapoglu and Sine Ozkarasahin

Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and disagreements over defense policy with the United States are pushing transatlantic ties with Turkey to the brink with potentially seismic changes to Turkey's strategic orientation and identity and major implications for the NATO alliance.

Conflict Defense Technologies

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2021

Kosovo and Serbia expose the Summit for Democracy’s conundrum

By Agon Maliqi

The Biden administration's belated decision to invite both Western Balkan rivals, even though they are on different democratic trajectories, shows the inherent tension: Is this summit all about geopolitics or is it all about democratic values?

Political Reform Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Nov 10, 2021

Full Transcript: 2021 Distinguished Leadership Awards honor bold visionaries in challenging times

By Atlantic Council

Uğur Şahin, Özlem Türeci, Ursula von der Leyen, Dua Lipa, and Albert Bourla accepted the Atlantic Council's recognition Wednesday night for their leadership in shaping the global future.

European Union International Organizations


Nov 1, 2021

Brzezinski testifies to US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Black Sea security

By Ian Brzezinski

Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Ian Brzezinski testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on a US strategy for security in the Black Sea region.

Arms Control Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Oct 7, 2021

Greece and France give European strategic autonomy a shot

By Katerina Sokou

A new defense pact between the two aims to address instability in the Mediterranean by tackling multiple challenges in the region.

France Greece

Issue Brief

Oct 7, 2021

Una squadra vincente: The US-Italian defense-industrial partnership

By Mauro Gilli and James Hasik

The United States needs to more closely integrate its own defense-industrial base with those of its allies, including Italy. This issue brief focuses on the US-Italian defense-industrial partnership to enable policymakers to better understand this relationship, leverage it more comprehensively to meet key strategic objectives, and secure the supply chains necessary to ensure US national security.

Defense Industry Defense Policy