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  • Atlantic Council at the Washington NATO Summit

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    Follow our coverage of the 2024 NATO Summit and NATO Public Forum

  • Jenna Ben-Yehuda’s main takeaways from the 2024 NATO Summit

    JENNA BEN-YEHUDA’S MAIN TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2024 NATO SUMMIT - Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Jenna Ben-Yehuda breaks down the main takeaways from the 75th NATO Summit and NATO Public Forum. She analyzes the “strengthened approach” the allies took on Ukraine, the alliance’s language tow...

  • What are the main takeaways from NATO’s Washington Summit Declaration?

    WHAT ARE THE MAIN TAKEAWAYS FROM NATO’S WASHINGTON SUMMIT DECLARATION? - NATO leaders have released the Washington Summit Declaration, a consensus document setting forth what the Alliance stands for. Our experts Matthew Kroenig, Vice President and Senior Director of the Scowcroft Center for Strat...

  • Did the 2024 NATO Summit go far enough on Ukraine?

    DID THE 2024 NATO SUMMIT GO FAR ENOUGH ON UKRAINE? THE COUNTRY'S FORMER PRIME MINISTER RESPONDS - Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk reacts to NATO's Washington Summit Declaration promising a "bridge" to NATO membership for Ukraine and an "irreversible path to full Euro-Atlantic i...

  • The Czech president on next steps for transatlantic cooperation post-NATO Summit

    CZECH PRESIDENT PETR PAVEL ON NEXT STEPS FOR US-EU COOPERATION POST-NATO SUMMIT - Czechia has become a leader in the transatlantic community and a steadfast supporter of Ukraine. As part of their support, Czech leaders have advocated for Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration, with officials such as...

  • Outcomes and the path forward to Ukraine’s NATO membership

    BEYOND THE SUMMIT: OUTCOMES AND THE PATH FORWARD TO UKRAINE’S NATO MEMBERSHIP - This month’s NATO Summit was a historic one, marking seventy-five years for the Alliance that is currently faced with unprecedented challenges threatening democracy and stability across the globe. Bolstered by the new...

  • Turkey’s emerging defense technologies and the future of NATO

    TURKEY’S EMERGING DEFENSE TECHNOLOGIES AND THE FUTURE OF NATO - Turkey’s experience and prowess in defense technologies, particularly in robotic warfare, can strengthen collective capabilities and enhance the Alliance’s strategic edge with an eye to current and future threats. Through our event, ...

  • Cooperation in NATO’s northeast

    THE NORDIC-BALTIC REGION: COOPERATION IN NATO’S NORTHEAST - Since last year’s Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, the security landscape in NATO’s northeast has shifted significantly. New defense plans and strong defense spending, coupled with the historic accession of Sweden and Finland, has reshaped ...

  • So what’s the strategy for NATO?

    In part one of this special episode of “So What’s the Strategy?” as host Matthew Kroenig dives into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s effectiveness and strategic posture. Featuring insights from Dr. Benedetta Berti, the Head of Policy Planning in the Office of the Secretary General at NATO...

  • What to expect at the 2024 NATO Summit

    ALL EYES ON WASHINGTON: WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE 2024 NATO SUMMIT - This year’s NATO Summit taking place in Washington, DC, marks seventy-five years of the world’s strongest military alliance. Heads of state and government descending upon Washington will have much to celebrate. Finland and Sweden’s ...

  • Debriefing the UK elections

    DEBRIEFING THE UK ELECTIONS - On July 4, Britons headed to the polls to elect a new parliament, which could result in a change of government after fourteen years of Conservative Party rule. While the election has primarily focused on domestic issues, including the economy, cost of living and the ...

  • Join the conversation at the 2024 NATO Public Forum in Washington

    JOIN THE CONVERSATION AT THE 2024 NATO PUBLIC FORUM IN WASHINGTON - Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, explores NATO’s history, from its founding by twelve nations in 1949 to its current thirty-two members, including Finland and Sweden, and discusses NATO’s role in safegu...

  • Bretton Woods at 80: Evolving for the new global economy

    BRETTON WOODS AT 80: EVOLVING FOR THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMY - On July 1, 1944, even as the Second World War raged on across Europe and the Pacific, delegates from forty-four nations led by the United States and the United Kingdom met in New Hampshire to begin the Bretton Woods Conference, officially...

  • What’s next for the EU?

    WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE EU? - Following the European Parliament elections in early June, the European Union (EU) will undergo a period of transition. Over the summer, the heads of the EU’s member states will meet to debate the bloc’s political priorities and direction, and decide on key leadership po...

  • The transatlantic geopolitics of data transfers

    WHO’S A NATIONAL SECURITY RISK? THE TRANSATLANTIC GEOPOLITICS OF DATA TRANSFERS - The US government this year has taken two major steps altering its long-held commitment to unrestricted transfers of personal data from the United States. In February, the Biden administration issued an Executive Or...

  • Warsaw Week: A transatlantic agenda for an era of conflict and confrontation

    WARSAW WEEK 2024: A TRANSATLANTIC AGENDA FOR AN ERA OF CONFLICT AND CONFRONTATION - As Europe bands together to fend off the rise of authoritarianism and growing insecurity on Europe’s eastern front, Central and Eastern European countries such as Poland have voiced their support for greater EU in...

  • A transatlantic agenda for an era of conflict and confrontation

    WARSAW WEEK 2024: A TRANSATLANTIC AGENDA FOR AN ERA OF CONFLICT AND CONFRONTATION - Europe’s relationship with defense has fundamentally shifted from a more cautious approach to one focused on developing greater capacity to both support Ukraine and prepare for potential conflict on the continent....

  • The art of diplomacy: Historic agreements that changed the world

    THE ART OF DIPLOMACY: HISTORIC AGREEMENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD - Over the past fifty years, major international agreements forged by American diplomats and negotiators— from the opening to China to the Abraham Accords— have transformed the world. Through war and peace, diplomacy has been an ess...

  • Debriefing the European elections

    DEBRIEFING THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS - Between June 6 and 9, European citizens will head to the polls to determine the makeup of the European Parliament. These elections will shape the future of the European agenda for the next five years and will further inform the appointment of a new European Com...

  • Strategies for reconstruction after the 2024 Ukraine Recovery Conference

    AFTER BERLIN: TANGIBLE STRATEGIES FOR RECONSTRUCTION FOLLOWING THE 2024 UKRAINE RECOVERY CONFERENCE - The report highlights the importance of sustained budgetary support and air defenses to make meaningful progress on reconstruction possible. It also explores how Ukraine can meaningfully contribu...

  • Assistant Secretary Brent Neiman on the economic front in Ukraine

    ASSISTANT SECRETARY BRENT NEIMAN ON THE ECONOMIC FRONT IN UKRAINE - Even as fighting on the battlefield continues, Ukraine’s economy has demonstrated remarkable resilience, adapting to wartime pressures with significant support from the international community. The IMF, which recently approved $1...

  • US Trade Representative Katherine Tai on the future for US-EU trade

    US TRADE REPRESENTATIVE KATHERINE TAI ON THE FUTURE FOR US-EU TRADE - As the Bretton Woods system marks its eightieth anniversary, there is growing recognition that the international financial and trading system should adapt to the realities of the modern global economy. But how it adapts, and wh...

  • Russian hybrid warfare tactics: will NATO's defenses be next?

    RUSSIAN HYBRID WARFARE TACTICS: WILL NATO’S DEFENSES BE NEXT? - In early May, Estonia’s foreign ministry summoned Tallinn’s Russian embassy chief after a Finnish airline paused flights to eastern Estonia due to GPS disturbances, for which it believes Russia to be the culprit. The incident is one ...

  • The Atlantic Partnership: African perspectives on the way forward

    THE ATLANTIC PARTNERSHIP: AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE WAY FORWARD - For Africa Day 2024, the Africa Center places a spotlight on the enduring strategic partnership that the US and African nations share across the Atlantic.

    Having been launched in September 2023, the Partnership for Atlantic Coop...