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
Russian officers from the wagner group are seen around Central African president Faustin-Archange Touadera as they are part of the presidential security system during the referendum campaign to change the constitution and remove term limits, in Bangui, Central African Republic July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Leger Kokpakpa

New Atlanticist

Jul 20, 2023

Russian War Report: Wagner is still in business in Africa

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Despite their Russia-based forces being relocated to Belarus after their failed mutiny, Wagner Group is still alive and active in Africa, including ahead of a referendum in the Central African Republic.

Africa Belarus


Jul 20, 2023

“Pariah” Putin forced to cancel travel plans over fears of war crimes arrest

By Peter Dickinson

Vladimir Putin's pariah status has been confirmed after he was forced to cancel plans to attend a summit of BRICS leaders in South Africa over fears that he may be arrested for war crimes, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Human Rights

In the News

Jul 20, 2023

Lipner quoted in Jewish Insider on Biden’s conversation with Netanyahu

By Atlantic Council

Israel Middle East

In the News

Jul 20, 2023

Garlauskas in USA Today and The Hill

On July 20, Markus Garlauskas was quoted in USA Today on US soldier Travis King who was detained by North Korea after fleeing across the border from US military law enforcement authorities. On July 18, Garlauskas explained in an article for The Hill that “Unfortunately, U.S. citizens detained in North Korea are typically used by […]

Korea Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jul 20, 2023

Charai in the National Interest: Israel is Not a Racist State

Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), who chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus, called Israel a “racist state,” touching off a controversy about America’s views toward the world’s only Jewish state. Ahmed Charai is a Moroccan publisher and an Atlantic Council Board Director. He is also an international counselor of the Center for a Strategic and International Studies, […]

Israel Middle East


Jul 20, 2023

The Islamic Republic exported its revolution to my country, Yemen. The international community must do more to stop this.

By Moammar Al-Eryani

The international community should not stand by and allow the malign behavior of the Islamic Republic to go unchecked.

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

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