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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 1, 2024

Xi Jinping visited Europe to divide it. What happens next could determine if he succeeds.

By Zoltán Fehér

The Chinese leader's mission during his May 5-10 trip to France, Serbia, and Hungary was to sow division in Europe and to rally countries against “de-risking.”

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 31, 2024

‘A new era’: What Catalonia’s regional elections mean for Spain and the European Union

By Stuart Jones

The victory of the PSC in Catalonia’s May 12 elections could have massive implications for Spanish politics and EU foreign policy.

Elections European Union

UkraineAlert

May 23, 2024

Pride of Ukraine: Oleksandr Usyk’s historic victory boosts wartime morale

By Joshua Stein

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk's remarkable achievement in unifying the heavyweight division for the first time this century has provided war-torn Ukraine with a welcome morale boost, writes Joshua Stein.

Conflict Resilience & Society

EnergySource

May 23, 2024

Without tariffs, the EU faces a flood of Chinese imports of the ‘new three’

By Joseph Webster

Europe faces a surge in Chinese cleantech imports following recent US tariffs. This should prompt Brussels to selectively impose its own tariffs while also strengthening domestic industries to protect its economic and strategic interests.

Central Europe China
BYD electric vehicles

Econographics

May 23, 2024

Biden’s electric vehicle tariff strategy needs a united front

By Sophia Busch, Josh Lipsky

President Biden has announced 100 percent tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles. The challenge is developing a united strategy with G7 allies.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 23, 2024

Is the Assad regime finally facing some justice? What to know about the trial of Syrian officials in Paris.

By Atlantic Council

A landmark trial has begun in Paris of three former Syrian intelligence officials charged with torture, murder, and other crimes. 

Conflict France

UkraineAlert

May 21, 2024

Ukraine’s soccer stars aim for Euro 2024 glory amid Russian invasion

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian national soccer team heads to Euro 2024 in Germany this summer hoping to provide their war-weary compatriots with a much-needed morale boost, writes Mark Temnycky.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

Inflection Points Today

May 16, 2024

‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to hard-working Germany?

By Frederick Kempe

The average number of hours worked by Germans has fallen by 30 percent in the last half century.

Economy & Business Future of Work

In the News

May 14, 2024

Aboudouh quoted in The National News on Xi’s attempt to bring Macron into China’s peace efforts in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

China France

In the News

May 8, 2024

Eftimiades quoted in Nikkei Asia

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades was quoted in Nikkei Asia in an article about suspected Chinese spies in Germany and the UK.

China Germany

Experts