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Econographics

Jul 28, 2022

When does an economy enter recession?

By Charles Lichfield, Sophia Busch

US GDP growth was negative for two consecutive quarters, fulfilling textbook definitions of a recession. Regardless of definition, this period of contraction is different from previous periods with a much tighter labor market.

Economy & Business International Markets

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Hong Kong? | A Debrief from Nathan Law

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Nathan Law, a Hong Kong democracy activist currently in exile in London.

China Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What does the Tory leadership contest say about race in Britain? | A Debrief from Tomiwa Owolade

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Tomiwa Owolade, contributing writer to the New Statesman magazine, on how the political advancement of ethnic minority politicians reflects on British society at large.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Bye Boris Special: Now what? | A Debrief from Tom McTague

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Tom McTague, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, to discuss what to watch out for in both the Conservative Party and British politics in the near future.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

In the News

Jul 27, 2022

Amb. Verma featured in Modern Diplomacy: India and the Five Eyes. Is the time ripe?

By Atlantic Council

Australia India

UkraineAlert

Jul 21, 2022

Russian gas attack: Europe must not give in to Putin’s energy blackmail

By Diane Francis

The CEO of Ukrainian energy giant Naftogaz has told European leaders to prepare for a complete Russian gas cut off and warned that any concessions to the Kremlin will only serve to encourage further energy blackmail.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert

Jul 18, 2022

Canada accused of betraying Ukraine and helping Russia break sanctions

By Diane Francis

Canada is facing accusations of bowing to Kremlin blackmail after agreeing to lift sanctions imposed over Vladimir Putin's Ukraine invasion in order to secure Russian gas supplies to Germany.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

AC Selects

Jul 15, 2022

AC Selects: Dutch Minister of Defense Kajsa Ollongren on Ukraine

Event from the week of July 15, 2022 Last week, the Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted Dutch Minister of Defense Kajsa Ollongren for an AC FrontPage event to discuss how European allies like the Netherlands are adjusting their defense policy to better deter Russia and defend NATO territory. Related events (On Vladimir Putin) He fears liberty, […]

Conflict NATO

In the News

Jul 11, 2022

Lipsky cited in Defense One on the G7 proving its relevance and capacity for coordination in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine

Read the full article here.

China Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert

Jul 8, 2022

Post-Boris Britain will continue to stand with Ukraine against Putin’s war

By Peter Dickinson

Boris Johnson's resignation has sparked fears in Kyiv over continued UK support but in reality there is little chance of a weakening in British backing for Ukraine in its fight for survival against Vladimir Putin's ongoing invasion.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

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