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Fri, Feb 14, 2020

A hardline strategy toward China: rebuilding American power

Vision 2020 builds on the 2017 National Security Strategy and takes the offensive against the Chinese Communist Party’s Stealth War by focusing on the science, technology and economic superiority of America’s free society and that of her allies and partners.

Strategy Consortium by Robert Spalding

China Economy & Business

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Climate change threatens the Ukrainian breadbasket

Ukraine is currently experiencing one of the mildest winters on record. This is sparking concern over the pace of climate change in the country and the implications for an economy that relies heavily on its status as an emerging agricultural superpower.

UkraineAlert by Anna Ackermann

Climate Change & Climate Action Macroeconomics

Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Revamping antitrust in the digital era

As technology permeates virtually every aspect of society, antitrust legislation must adapt to account for the digital threats to consumer welfare.

Blog Post by Emma Martinez Daniel

Macroeconomics United States and Canada

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

At the beginning of 2020, what are the global risks and growth prospects for the Euro Area?

After the high real growth of the EA in 2015 (averaging slightly more than 2% per year), growth in 2019-20 has been downgraded as several risks materialized. Furthermore, the balance of persistent global or domestic risks remain negative even if less than last year.

New Atlanticist by Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn

European Union International Markets

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

With crisis over, Greek PM says Athens is ready “to punch above our weight”

With its new robust regional and international role, Mitsotakis argued that Greece is a “very reliable and dependable partner” for the United States at a time of incredible global instability. With the dark days of economic crisis behind them, it is now time for Athens and Washington, he said “to set a new, more ambitious target in terms of what we can achieve.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Greece Macroeconomics

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Åslund cited in RFE/RL on Ukraine’s economic potential

In the News by Atlantic Council

Macroeconomics Ukraine

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

European integration is taking root across Ukraine despite Russia’s best efforts

A new nationwide study has highlighted the progress made across Ukraine towards greater European integration as the country seeks to move closer to the rest of Europe despite Russian efforts to derail the process and reassert its dominant position.

UkraineAlert by Alyona Getmanchuk

European Union Eurozone

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Africa Center Hosts the Sudanese Finance Minister

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Insights & Impact by Africa Center

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Mariupol forum puts eastern Ukraine on investors’ maps

Zelenskyy and his team delivered a clear and concise message in Mariupol: they are committed to their people in eastern Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Economy & Business International Markets

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa