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New Atlanticist

Jul 21, 2023

From Ukraine to China, Meloni and Biden are closer than you think

By Valbona Zeneli

The Italian prime minister will travel to the White House on July 27 to meet with US President Joe Biden and discuss the transatlantic relationship.

Economy & Business Italy


Jul 21, 2023

What’s behind growing ties between Turkey and the Gulf states

By Serhat S. Çubukçuoğlu and Mouza Hasan Almarzooqi

Erdoğan's tour of the Gulf opens a new chapter in Turkey's political and economic relations with the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar.

Defense Industry Drones

New Atlanticist

Jul 21, 2023

Dispatch from Odesa: Russia escalates its naval war against Ukraine

By Michael Bociurkiw

After ending its participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Russia has launched daily missile strikes along the Ukrainian coast from the sea.

Conflict Crisis Management


Jul 20, 2023

Ukraine’s tech sector is playing vital wartime economic and defense roles

By David Kirichenko

The Ukrainian tech industry has been the standout performer of the country’s hard-hit economy following Russia’s full-scale invasion and continues to play vital economic and defense sector roles, writes David Kirichenko.

Conflict Cybersecurity

New Atlanticist

Jul 19, 2023

An eight-year diplomatic lull is over. So what did EU and Latin American and Caribbean leaders achieve?

By Jason Marczak, Jörn Fleck

The EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels this week unleashed a newfound European commitment to the Americas. But what happens between now and 2025 will be decisive.

Caribbean Economy & Business

In the News

Jul 19, 2023

Kumar interviewed by Bloomberg HT on central bank digital currencies

Watch the full interview here.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Jul 19, 2023

Kumar and CBDC tracker cited by the Observer Research Foundation

Read the full issue brief here.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy


Jul 19, 2023

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Sanctions alone won’t stop the Wagner Group 

By Kimberly Donovan, Maia Nikoladze, and Ryan Murphy

Existing sanctions against the Wagner Group, limitations around enforcing them, and what more Western allies can do to counter Wagner's influence in Africa.

Africa Economic Sanctions

Event Recap

Jul 18, 2023

An overview of gender parity in Bahrain: Progress, challenges, and the path forward

By Nibras Basitkey and Lynn Monzer

A recap of the First Workshop in Bahrain

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

In the News

Jul 18, 2023

Roberts in the Missoulian

On July 18, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts published a piece in the Missoulian on China’s economic coercion. This article is based on his interview with US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel. Roberts emphasizes the importance of finding a unified approach in the face of coercion.

China Economy & Business