Atlantic Debrief

Jun 29, 2023

#AtlanticDebrief – What’s the outcome of the Greek parliamentary elections? | A Debrief with Katerina Sokou

Luka Ignac sits down with Katerina Sokou, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, to discuss the Greek election results and implications for relations with the United States and Europe. 

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 24, 2023

Have Greek politics finally settled down?

By Katerina Sokou

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis's party secured 40 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections on May 21. After more than a decade of economic troubles, Greece may be entering a new era of stability.

Elections Europe & Eurasia
A Ukrainian soldier of the Paratroopers' of 80th brigade listens to artillery fire a frontline position near Bakhmut, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine March 16, 2023. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

New Atlanticist

Mar 17, 2023

Russian War Report: DFRLab confirms aerial strikes on industrial plants north of Bakhmut

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

As Russian forces continue their offensive on Bakhmut, the DFRLab examined satellite imagery to reveal the potential of missile attacks.

Central Europe Conflict


Feb 27, 2023

Experts react: What did Blinken accomplish in Turkey and Greece?

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Atlantic Council experts give their perspective on US secretary of state's visit to Turkey and Greece in the aftermath of Turkey's devastating earthquake.

Crisis Management Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jan 29, 2023

Townsend in The National Herald on balancing NATO interests despite feuds between Turkey and Greece

On January 29, Townsend was quoted in The National Herald claiming US has been able to balance its interests within NATO with Greece and Turkey for years despite feuds between them.

Europe & Eurasia Greece


May 27, 2022

Azodi quoted in the New York Times on how Iran’s seizure of two Greek oil tankers was to send a clear message to the West

By Atlantic Council

Greece Iran

Issue Brief

Apr 5, 2022

The rising national security threats from climate change in the Mediterranean region

By Katerina Sokou

Climate change hazards will asymmetrically impact the Mediterranean’s coastal ecosystems. In addition increased natural disasters, climate change will also exacerbate the region’s economic vulnerabilities.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Engagement Reframed

Mar 24, 2022

Engagement Reframed #5: Deploy America’s secret diplomatic superstars

By Evan Cooper

How the United States can leverage its immense musical talent for diplomatic benefit

Africa Americas


Jan 20, 2022

Turkey’s muted response to Cyprus’ offshore drilling reflects a new diplomatic reality

By Serhat S. Cubukcuoglu

Turkey's response, or lack thereof, to Cyprus' recent moves to capitalize on natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean marks a shift in diplomatic tone. While Turkey's stance has not changed, under the surface lies a changing geopolitical and economic reality.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Greece

New Atlanticist

Oct 7, 2021

Greece and France give European strategic autonomy a shot

By Katerina Sokou

A new defense pact between the two aims to address instability in the Mediterranean by tackling multiple challenges in the region.

France Greece