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Thu, Dec 19, 2019

The future of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream: The impact of sanctions legislation

Throughout 2019, Congress has launched multiple legislative efforts to halt Kremlin aggression through stronger sanctions against the Kremlin and its proxies. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act includes sanctions against companies involved in building the nearly-finished Russian natural gas pipelines to Europe—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream.

2:00pm Washington DC

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Blakemore quoted in EuroNews on carbon markets and COP25

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sun, Dec 8, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: A simple solution to LNG bind 

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Markets & Governance Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza quoted in Turkey’s Daily Sabah Newspaper on U.S.-Turkey liquid natural gas trade

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss the Turkey-Libya maritime boundary agreement and tensions in the Mediterranean

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economy & Business

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

The Neue Ostpolitik approach to Nord Stream 2: A legal fiction carried a little too far

Some Nord Stream 2 proponents invoke the Ostpolitik of the late Cold War, which involved West German cooperation with Moscow on Russian energy exports to Western Europe. But this time around, Europe does not need additional Russian gas volumes and its position is in opposition to the views of most of Eastern Europe. From this perspective, Nord Stream 2 is flawed Ostpolitik.

EnergySource by Dr. Benjamin L. Schmitt

Energy Markets & Governance European Union

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Arslan and Bryza quoted in Anadolu Agency article on Turkey’s energy sector and US-Turkey energy cooperation

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Sun, Dec 1, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Future of gas in Europe and what it means for Cyprus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Bryza in Kyiv Post: Matthew Bryza: Rosneft undermining Venezuela and Iran sanctions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Economic Sanctions

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

CANCELED: Trade and climate policy in the 21st century: A conversation with Finland’s minister for development cooperation and foreign trade

We are sorry to inform you that this event will not be held as planned. We hope to see you at the Council for future engagements. We apologize for the inconvenience. Learn more about our Climate and Advanced Energy program

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