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Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Do continued EU data flows to the United Kingdom offer hope for the United States?

As the Biden administration and the European Commission “intensify” negotiations to re-establish a stable transatlantic data-transfer framework, Brussels separately is moving ahead to enable unrestricted data flows with two other major trading partners: the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy European Union

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Akhtar joins CSSPR to discuss a report on nuclear responsibilities

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Sun, Mar 21, 2021

Boris Johnson transforms ‘Global Britain’ slogan into an inspiring strategic plan

Has British Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally found his country the global role that has eluded it since it lost its empire? Or is the country's newly unveiled strategy an insufficient cover for the historic Brexit blunder that will forever stain his legacy?

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Politics & Diplomacy Security & Defense

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate how to handle Russia and discuss Biden’s interim strategic priorities

On March 19, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss how the United States can deter Russian election meddling, the merits of the Biden administration’s interim strategic priorities, and the logic […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Elections

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Toward a future EU-UK relationship in foreign policy and defense

The UK and the EU will continue to share the same geography, the same strategic environment, and the same values, a reality recognized on both sides of the Channel. As the UK moves on from the Brexit process, it should find in the EU a partner sharing the same values and aspirations.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Gen. Stéphane Abrial, Sir Peter Westmacott, Olivier-Rémy Bel

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Atlantic Council’s UK Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge returns for its fourth year

BT returns as strategic partner for virtual cybersecurity strategy challenge for UK students

Press Release

Cybersecurity United Kingdom

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Christen a carrier strike group: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Using the HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales as its backbone, a NATO carrier strike group is an opportunity for high-end interoperability under European leadership.

NATO 20/2020 by Michael John Williams

Europe & Eurasia Maritime Security

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Britain’s foreign-policy debate is back

It can no longer be said that the only foreign-policy debate in the United Kingdom is about Brexit. There are now two distinct visions emerging of Britain’s role in the world: one positioned in the political center and the other on the right.

New Atlanticist by Ben Judah

China European Union

Thu, Dec 24, 2020

FAST THINKING: There’s finally a Brexit deal. Now what?

Four years of negotiations. Much political acrimony. The fall and rise (and fall and rise) of British premiers. Through it all, a British public wondering what their future would look like and when they could finally move on from their limbo. A Brexit trade deal is here at last. How should we feel?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business European Union

Thu, Dec 24, 2020

What the Brexit deal solves—and what it doesn’t

After more than four years of contentious negotiations, last-minute compromises by the United Kingdom and European Union have finally pushed a post-Brexit trade agreement over the finish line. But the agreement leaves many details open for future disputes.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business European Union