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The Future Europe Initiative promotes the transatlantic leadership and strategies required to ensure a strong Europe.

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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”

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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

Tue, Mar 3, 2020

Post-Merkel Germany: What can Ukraine expect?

The race is on to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's political leader, with three candidates competing in a CDU party leadership contest. What could the outcome mean for German policy towards Ukraine and Russia?

UkraineAlert by Mattia Nelles

Germany Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Mar 3, 2020

Germany and Poland compete for Ukrainian migrant workers

New German labor laws introduced in March 2020 make it easier for Ukrainians to be employed in the country. This is sparking fears in Ukraine—and Poland—that we may soon see a new wave of Ukrainian economic migration.

UkraineAlert by Alexander Khrebet

Germany Migration

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

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Munich special edition: Is it time to worry about Germany?

It’s easy to understand why Germans defend the status quo, which has served them well over the past few decades. What’s unclear is how Germany will react with so many certainties shaken: the shape of the EU, relations with the U.S., the stability of German politics, and the durability of economic growth.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

European Union Germany

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Wieslander in EURACTIV: Time for Germany to get vocal on European security

In the News by Atlantic Council

Germany Security & Defense

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

France and Poland: Helicopters, forks, and reconnections

Macron's Poland visit makes political sense, but there is another pressing reason: as we enter an era of great power competition, the unity of Europe—and the unity of the transatlantic alliance—is a critical asset, which will be tested. Mending relations between East and West is part of the groundwork to bolster the political resilience of Europe.

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel

France Poland