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New Atlanticist

Jul 11, 2023

Europe needs a nuclear deterrent of its own

By Jacques Lanxade, Denis MacShane, Margarita Mathiopoulos, and Klaus Naumann

Only a trilateral British, French, and German nuclear umbrella, combined with a US umbrella, all under the command and control of NATO, will be a credible deterrent for Russia.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jun 30, 2023

The next European Union member is…

By Atlantic Council experts

Ten years after Croatia joined the bloc—the last country to do so—Atlantic Council experts look at eleven countries that might join next.

Central Europe Eastern Europe
London in 2023


Jun 12, 2023

Leader perspective: Forging a green special relationship between the United States and United Kingdom

By The Rt Hon. Chris Skidmore, MP

The United Kingdom had long been a climate leader, but other countries have caught up. By working with its close ally the United States, the United Kingdom can reassert its climate leadership through a green special relationship that can galvanize net-zero objectives domestically and abroad.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Jun 7, 2023

Export controls: A surprising key to strengthening UK-US military collaboration

By Deborah Cheverton

US allies have been quietly frustrated for decades about the indiscriminate and extraterritorial application of export controls, in particular the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Arms Control Defense Industry
Sunset at the Treasury Department


May 23, 2023

There is no alternative to US Treasuries

By Josh Lipsky

In the wake of a US default, investors searching for safe assets may have no viable alternative to US Treasuries.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

Experts react: A ‘game changer’ G7 summit in Japan

By Atlantic Council experts

As leaders of the Group of Seven countries gather in Hiroshima, Atlantic Council experts share their insights on what is coming out of the summit about Russia, China, the global economy, and more.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


May 17, 2023

Grant Shapps on UK energy security: ‘We must not be reliant on unreliable partners again’

By Atlantic Council

The UK secretary of state for energy security and net zero outlined his department's plans for implementing the Powering Up Britain package that aims to help the country enhance its energy security and deliver on its net-zero commitments.

Crisis Management Energy & Environment


May 11, 2023

Britain becomes first country to supply Ukraine with long-range missiles

By Peter Dickinson

Britain has confirmed it is providing Ukraine with long-range missiles. The decision is a major milestone in international efforts to support the Ukrainian fight back against Russia’s ongoing invasion, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

New Atlanticist

May 10, 2023

Ukraine’s friends must show ‘we’ve got the grit’ in supporting its fight, says UK foreign secretary

By Katherine Walla

James Cleverly argued at an Atlantic Council Front Page event that if the West is saving its stockpiles in its "military cupboard" for a rainy day, "this is the rainy day."

Conflict Crisis Management


May 9, 2023

James Cleverly on the UK’s support for Ukraine and foreign policy ‘refresh’

By Atlantic Council

The UK foreign secretary joined the Atlantic Council to talk about the UK's national-security strategy, support for Ukraine, and China policy.

Conflict Crisis Management