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Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Ambassadors call for global cooperation to meet coronavirus challenge

While societies around the world struggle to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), political leaders must continue to collaborate on solutions to mitigate the public health and economic effects of the virus.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Coronavirus East Asia

Mon, Mar 9, 2020

Time for the European Union to reassert itself in the UN Security Council

Brexit has not only cost the European Union (EU) one of its members, but also a coveted permanent seat at the UN Security Council (UNSC). The UK and France often provided a reliable tandem for the European Union at the UNSC, but now London and Paris may start to diverge more prominently, since the UK is no longer obliged to coordinate its positions with EU member states through Article 34 of the Lisbon Treaty. To retain its influence and maintain its global geopolitical ambitions, the EU should look for another permanent seat on the UNSC.

New Atlanticist by Peter Pindják

European Union United Nations

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Max Brooks in the Washington Post: China barred my dystopian novel about how its system enables epidemics

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Hudson joins Voice of America to discuss Sudan’s decision to transfer al-Bashir to the ICC

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Hudson quoted in the Washington Post on Sudan’s cooperation with the ICC

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa International Organizations

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

Engelke in NewCities: Environmental security, cities, and international order

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

PACE risks becoming a watchdog with no bite

Ukraine's return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is in danger of being overshadowed by efforts to make it much more difficult to impose sanctions similar to the measures aimed at Russia over the 2014 invasion of Ukraine. Will Europe's human rights watchdog lose its bite?

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Europe & Eurasia International Organizations

Sun, Jan 19, 2020

From Versailles to Davos: Confronting historic perils

What world leaders coming to Davos know is that history’s course is up for grabs again. Major power competition is heating up, inflamed by a systemic contest between democratic and state capitalism. The world is awash with uncertainty about how new technologies and rising environmental threats could remake our world. The international order of rules and institutions that the U.S. and its partners constructed after World War II is faltering and ill-equipped to navigate these challenges.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

International Norms International Organizations

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Democracy under siege: Advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific

“Democracy under Siege: Advancing Cooperation and Common Values in the Indo-Pacific” examines challenges and opportunities for advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific as the region faces an increasing challenge from China.

Issue Brief by Dr. Kharis Templeman

Australia China

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Aviation cybersecurity: Scoping the challenge

The digital attack surface the aviation sector presents to its adversaries continues to grow in such a way that both managing risk and gaining insight on it remain difficult. With emerging technologies like machine learning and fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications seeing wider adoption—alongside electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL), autonomous aircraft, and increased use of space—aviation-cybersecurity risk management is on the cusp of becoming more complex.

Report by Pete Cooper, Simon Handler, Safa Shahwan Edwards

Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protection