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Tue, Apr 7, 2020

New British carriers can transform Europe’s NATO naval capabilities

In the wake of economic calamity, now is the perfect time for European militaries to work together to maximize their resources and military readiness. No better opportunity exists than to use HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales as hubs for a European carrier strike group.

New Atlanticist by Michael John Williams

Maritime Security NATO

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Atlantic Council’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge wraps up its third year in London

UK Minister for Digital Infrastructure hails Cyber 9/12’s “fantastic” work in developing the UK’s “cyber leaders of the future”

Press Release

Cybersecurity United Kingdom

Wed, Mar 11, 2020

New British budget takes coronavirus head-on

Britain’s finance minister, Rishi Sunak, has just delivered a master class in how a government should tackle both the health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Mar 5, 2020

UK remains committed to positive global role after Brexit, defence secretary says

“The security of Europe is vital to the United Kingdom’s security [and] that will not change because we have left the political union of the European Union,” UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said on March 5.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

European Union NATO

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Despite election, UK fracking faces an uphill battle

In their pre-election manifesto, the UK Conservatives stated that their stance will be to “not support fracking unless the science shows categorically it can be done safely,” something of a U-turn for the party. Why adopt such a significant policy change now?

EnergySource by Christian Le Miere

Oil and Gas United Kingdom

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Rolls-Royce reignites the race to build mini-nuclear power plants

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

What Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle means

By purging two of the most important members of his government along with a cluster of other cabinet ministers on February 13, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to set his own presidential stamp on the premiership and warning that he will brook no challenge to himself or his policies.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

Politics & Diplomacy United Kingdom

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

The UK’s busy trade agenda for 2020

Post-Brexit Britain is aiming for trade agreements with the EU, the Untied States, China, and more in 2020. But negotiating such a wide range of complex trade deals in a relatively short time frame is quite a formidable challenge.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Trade United Kingdom

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

After Brexit: The road ahead

With Brexit now technically achieved, the remaining questions about the future UK-EU relationship will continue to dominate both sides in the years to come. Atlantic Council experts offered their response to the formal exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and what lies ahead for both the UK and Europe.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

European Union Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

What will Brexit mean for energy markets?

“Initial indications are that post-Brexit Britain will pay less attention to issues concerning climate change despite the fact that it is to hold COP 26 in Glasgow in November," John Roberts says.

New Atlanticist by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance