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Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Sanctions are effective—if used correctly

Ilhan Omar is spot on that sanctions are not a one-size fits all solution to the United States’ problems. But her critique of sanctions as a failed tool in the foreign policy playbook misses the mark.

New Atlanticist by Brian O’Toole

Economic Sanctions

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Oosterveld joins 4 News to discuss US-UK trade deal negotiations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business of Spain

The Spanish Minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, shared her thoughts on Spain’s economic prospects and necessary reforms at the EU level.

Event Recaps by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

A Conversation with the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan H.E. Reza Baqir

On October 16th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics (GBE) Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.

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Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

The Future Role of the Euro

On September 29th, 2019 The Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Kerstin Jorna, Deputy Director at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Economic and Financial Affairs

Event Recaps by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia
Nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

What is the value of the US nuclear power complex to US national security?

Nuclear energy provides critical economic, energy security, defense, foreign policy, scientific, technological, and environmental benefits. In the US, the civilian nuclear energy industry contributes at least $42.4 billion annually to the pursuit of US national security priorities.

EnergySource by Becca Hunziker

Economy & Business Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Sultoon joins War on the Rocks to discuss various sanctions on Turkey

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Crow quoted in The Wall Street Journal on rising markets

In the News by Atlantic Council

International Markets Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Ratified USMCA key to unlocking Mexican growth

The United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) will “clearly be an incredible boost” to the Mexican economy at a time when global trade uncertainty threatens to dampen growth prospects around the world, Mexican Secretary of Finance Arturo Herrera said at the Atlantic Council on October 18.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

International Markets Mexico

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Fried quoted in The Washington Post on discontent with Pompeo at the State Department

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine