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

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New Atlanticist

Jun 20, 2024

How the far right could shape the future of the European Parliament

By Joely Virzi

Big questions remain around what Alternative for Germany, Hungary’s Fidesz party, and Brothers of Italy will do next.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jun 12, 2024

Seven charts that will define the G7 summit

By Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center experts

These charts illustrate the essential economic data that will drive G7 leaders’ decisions when they meet in Italy from June 13 to 15.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Atlantic Debrief

Jun 11, 2024

#AtlanticDebrief – What’s behind President Macron’s snap election decision? | A Debrief from Amb. Gérard Araud

Ilva Tare sits down with Ambassador Gérard Araud to discuss the implications of the dissolution of the French National Assembly and the call for a parliamentary snap election.

Elections European Union
Chief Warrant Officer Richard Infusino, a Falcon Team pilot, packs up his gear after landing one of five new UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters at Hohenfels Army Airfield April 21. The new helicopters will replace the post's aging fleet of UH-1 ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Issue Brief

Jun 11, 2024

Friend-sourcing military procurement: Technology acquisition as security cooperation

By James Hasik

Jim Hasik reviews the nine cases of US "friend-sourcing" of major military systems and finds they brought good quality, speed, and economy.

Afghanistan Defense Industry

Inflection Points Today

Jun 11, 2024

Macron rolls the dice on France’s future

By Frederick Kempe

The French president could have responded in many ways to Sunday's humiliation in European elections. He took perhaps the riskiest course available.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

UkraineAlert

Jun 6, 2024

Allies stand with Ukraine as Russian threat looms over D-Day anniversary

By Peter Dickinson

Putin has tried to justify his invasion of Ukraine by portraying Ukrainians as Nazis. But as this week's D-Day anniversary made clear, it is Putin himself who is seen as the greatest single threat to peace in Europe since Adolf Hitler, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Disinformation

New Atlanticist

Jun 5, 2024

After honoring D-Day, Macron and Biden embark on a diplomatic sprint for Europe’s security

By Léonie Allard

The commemoration in Normandy will be followed by the Group of Seven summit in Italy, the Switzerland peace summit for Ukraine, and the NATO Summit in Washington.

France NATO

Eye on Europe's elections

Jun 5, 2024

Your primer on Belgium’s elections

By James Batchik

As Belgium prepares to vote for its regional and federal parliaments, along with new members of the European Parliament, the Europe Center breaks down the key dynamics at play.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jun 5, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Cryptonews on digital euro development

Read the full article here.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Transcript

Jun 3, 2024

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai on modernizing the transatlantic partnership

By Atlantic Council

Tai outlined how the United States should strengthen transatlantic trade and counter China’s nonmarket economic practices.

China Economy & Business

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