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  • General Jim Hockenhull on an innovative UK Strategic Command

    A CONVERSATION WITH GENERAL JIM HOCKENHULL ON AN INNOVATIVE UK STRATEGIC COMMAND - The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and its Forward Defense program hosted its latest installment of our Commanders Series, “A conversation with General Jim Hockenhull on an innovative...

  • NATO at 75: An alliance for a safer world

    NATO AT 75: AN ALLIANCE FOR A SAFER WORLD - April 4, 2024, marks 75 years since 12 countries signed the Washington Treaty, which established the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This is a moment to celebrate the world’s largest and most successful military alliance, but also a time to t...

  • What can the US learn from Europe about support for Ukraine?

    WHAT CAN THE US LEARN FROM EUROPE ABOUT SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE? - In recent weeks and months, many European countries and the European Union have stepped up in creative ways to support Ukraine’s defense and counter Russia’s war of aggression. French president Emmanuel Macron refused to rule out send...

  • NATO is turning 75 at a critical moment for the Alliance

    As NATO turns 75 and looks towards its annual summit in July, the Alliance faces existential questions amid the War in Ukraine and its role as a defender of democracy in Europe.

    ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 04/04/24

  • European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová

    A CONVERSATION WITH EUROPEAN COMMISSION VICE-PRESIDENT VĚRA JOUROVÁ - 2024 is a historic year of elections with 83 elections taking place in 78 countries, including the European Parliament elections in June, and the US presidential elections in November. As technology rapidly evolves and election...

  • General Laura Richardson on security in the Western Hemisphere

    GENERAL LAURA RICHARDSON ON SECURITY IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE - The Atlantic Council hosted an AC Front Page conversation with General Laura J. Richardson, commander of US Southern Command, on the future of the United States’ security partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean.

    Security c...

  • Reinforcing the transatlantic alliance through climate and energy cooperation

    Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and Europe Center for a fireside chat with H.E. Ditte Juul Jørgensen, director-general for energy at the European Commission, on the importance of reinforcing the transatlantic alliance through cooperation on shared climate and energy securi...

  • Latvia's prime minister on the transatlantic alliance in the Baltic region

    PRIME MINISTER EVIKA SILIŅA DISCUSSES HER VISION FOR THE TRANSATLANTIC ALLIANCE AND LATVIA’S ROLE IN THE BALTIC REGION AND BEYOND - The Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Latvian Prime Minister Evika Siliņa. The prime minister explored Latvia’s role in transatlantic af...

  • Women, peace, and security in a shifting security landscape

    WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN A SHIFTING SECURITY LANDSCAPE - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative, in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Our Secure Future: Women Make the Difference, for this event.

    On the margins of International Women’s Day, the...

  • Can the EU Become a reliable defense actor?

    Ukraine’s fight for its sovereignty and territorial integrity against Russia’s full-scale invasion continues into a third year. Since the start of the war, the European Union (EU) and its members have provided world-leading military, financial, and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The bloc’s member s...

  • A conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Radosław Sikorski

    A CONVERSATION WITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF POLAND RADOSŁAW SIKORSKI - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center for a keynote address and fireside chat with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Radosław Sikorski.

    In the two years since Russia’s brutal full-sc...

  • Maroš Šefčovič on US-EU collaborations towards a transatlantic green marketplace

    MAROŠ ŠEFČOVIČ ON US-EU COLLABORATION TOWARDS A TRANSATLANTIC GREEN MARKETPLACE - The Atlantic Council hosts an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring H.E. Maroš Šefčovič—the executive vice-president of the European Commission for the European Green Deal—on ways to boost US-EU cooperation on the gre...

  • Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Defense of Ireland Micheál Martin

    A CONVERSATION WITH TÁNAISTE AND MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS & DEFENSE OF IRELAND MICHEÁL MARTIN - The Atlantic Council’s Europe Center is delighted to host this conversation with Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Defense of Ireland Micheál Martin.

    As Ireland marks 100 years of diplo...

  • Gina Raimondo and Margrethe Vestager on US-EU economic ties

    GINA RAIMONDO AND MARGRETHE VESTAGER ON THE FUTURE OF US-EU ECONOMIC TIES - The Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Gina Raimondo, US Secretary of Commerce and Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age. ...

  • A discussion with Commissioner Thierry Breton

    ADAPTING OUR DEFENSE CAPACITIES TO A CHANGING WORLD: A DISCUSSION WITH COMMISSIONER THIERRY BRETON - Since Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the European Union and the United States have provided steadfast support for Ukraine, delivering unprecedented and world-leading levels of military, hum...

  • Report launch: Escaping the permanent Suez

    Ever since the advent of oil-powered combustion engines, Europe has found itself in the precarious position of dependence on fossil fuels and other resources from regimes that have at times been at odds with it. This dynamic, which the report terms the “Permanent Suez” due to its strong resemblan...

  • Transatlantic digital regulatory governance

    Digital regulation has advanced steadily in the European Union. The EU has completed major legislation to promote competition among large digital platforms (Digital Markets Act), to address illegal material disseminated on social media (Digital Services Act), and to comprehensively regulate artif...

  • A conversation with the Minister of Defense of Bulgaria Todor Tagarev

    Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine poses a critical threat to the security of the entire Black Sea region, with vast consequences to food and energy security, freedom of navigation, and the global economy. In addition, tensions in the Western Balkans further complicate efforts to safeguard s...

  • The myth of the failed counteroffensive and accommodating an aggressive Kremlin

    Russia commenced 2024 with the biggest air and drone strikes since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, attacking civilians and infrastructure in cities including Kyiv and Kharkiv, as ammunition for Western-provided air defense runs out and debates continue in Washington on whether to provid...

  • Beyond the soft landing: The global economy in 2024

    One year ago, many economists were convinced the US was headed for a mild recession, Europe would face a deeper one, and China would enjoy a robust rebound.

    What a difference a year can make.

    In the Eurozone recession was avoided, in the US a soft landing is in sight, and today China is struggl...

  • Unlocking Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic and development perspective

    GETTING BACK ON TRACK: UNLOCKING KOSOVO’S EURO-ATLANTIC AND DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE - Please join the Atlantic Council in Turkey and Europe Center for a special virtual event launching a new Atlantic Council report: “Getting Back on Track: Unlocking Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic and Development Perspect...

  • Promoting freedom in Belarus and transatlantic security

    PROMOTING FREEDOM IN BELARUS AND TRANSATLANTIC SECURITY - While global attention has focused on Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine and Hamas’ savage attack on Israel, other authoritarians go about their business with less notice. In Belarus, dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka continues to stifle fr...

  • General Chance Saltzman on maintaining competitive endurance in space

    A CONVERSATION WITH GENERAL CHANCE SALTZMAN ON MAINTAINING COMPETITIVE ENDURANCE IN SPACE - The space domain remains crucial to protecting and advancing US and allied strategic imperatives, enabling operations ranging from navigation and communications to missile warning and tracking. Space will ...

  • 2023 EU-US Defense and Future Forum

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    The Delegation of the European Union to the United States, in partnership with the Atlantic Council, is hosting the EU-US Defense & Future Forum on November 14-15, 2023.

    Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the European Union, its Member States, and the United States have put the stren...