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The US elections in 2020 are critical global events, affecting the nation’s policy on everything from energy and economics to foreign policy and security. But voting and campaigning will also be deeply affected by debates on disinformation and election interference, spectres that haunt all elections worldwide in an age of information warfare. The Atlantic Council joins these conversations as a non-partisan voice.

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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, Mar 5, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate Biden’s strike against Iranian-backed militia and what it means for US-Iran negotiations

On March 5, 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 Biden’s retaliatory strike against Iranian-backed proxies, the potential for negotiations with Iran, and what a renewed nuclear agreement with Iran might […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Iraq

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

Biden and Ukraine: A strategy for the new administration

The United States has been an essential partner for Ukraine since the Kremlin's invasion in 2014. Now that Joe Biden has taken office, he has a real chance to move past the difficult detour that US-Ukraine relations took under his predecessor.

Issue Brief by Anders Åslund, Daniel Fried, Melinda Haring, John E. Herbst, William B. Taylor, Alexander Vershbow,

Conflict Corruption

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

Transcript: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on online speech, government regulation, and Donald Trump’s suspended account

The Youtube CEO talked about the company's responsibilities in the information ecosystem, disinformation, government regulation of speech, and what's next for Donald Trump's account.

ACFrontPage by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Disinformation

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

A rebuttal to Russia’s narrative about the West, grounded in history

A recently compiled trove of historical documents constitutes a profound rebuttal of a false narrative, contradicting Moscow’s complaints about NATO through the words of Russia’s own top officials and experts. In an age of widespread disinformation and malign revisionism, the collection provides an accurate account of the NATO-Russia relationship.

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski, Daniel Fried, Alexander Vershbow

European Union International Organizations

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

Nasr in Foreign Affairs: Biden’s narrow window of opportunity on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Middle East Nuclear Deterrence

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

Kroenig appears on Al Jazeera to discuss President Biden’s strike on Iranian-backed militia

On February 26, Matthew Kroenig appeared on Al Jazeera where he discussed President Biden’s strike on an Iranian-backed militia, in response to a rocket attack against US forces.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

A three-step plan for reviving the transatlantic alliance

Reviving the transatlantic partnership will require more than the traditional close diplomacy, warm rhetoric, and lofty white papers. It will demand bold action that proves the United States and Europe can still accomplish major feats together.

New Atlanticist by Edward Fishman, Mark D. Simakovsky

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Wed, Mar 3, 2021

Extracting more value from CFIUS transaction costs

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States plays a vital role in the national security of the United States, especially in a geopolitical climate in which economic statecraft is contested. However, CFIUS bears a heavy cost burden. How can the US extract more value from these costs?

Blog Post by John Kabealo

Financial Regulation United States and Canada
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Tue, Mar 2, 2021

The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 Election

The executive summary of the Election Integrity Partnership's collaborative report, "The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 Election."

In-Depth Research & Reports

Disinformation Elections

Events

Mon, Mar 8, 2021

The Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership

Online Event Secretary Chuck Hagel and Secretary Tom Ridge discuss the role of US leadership in a changing world, hosted together with the University of Nebraska Omaha.

6:00pm Politics & Diplomacy United States and Canada

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