Experts

Al Cardenas

Member, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Mauricio Cárdenas

Member, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Julie Chon

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Luís Pérez Companc

Member, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Content

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, Feb 13, 2020

Hunter quoted in Al Jazeera on Roger Stone sentencing controversy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy United States and Canada

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Ullman in UPI: Politics of fear: China and Russia aren’t 10 feet tall

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

The Arctic is “not up for grabs,” Norwegian ambassador says

“The Arctic is changing, but our objectives remain the same: to secure peace and stability,” Norwegian Ambassador to the United States Kare R. Aas said on February 6. During keynote address opening the Atlantic Council’s “Looking North: Conference on Security in the Arctic,” Aas laid out Norway’s approach to the Arctic, noting that it takes its role as an Arctic state seriously.

New Atlanticist by Connor McPartland

NATO Northern Europe

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Trump’s national security advisor touts new “streamlined” National Security Council

Less than five months on the job, US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien reported that the National Security Council was in the final stages of a reorganization that would get it “back to a manageable size.” O’Brien, who succeeded John Bolton as the assistant to the president for national security affairs in October, explained that he has led a “right-sizing” of the National Security Council which will bring its total number of staffers from 175 to 110 by the end of the month.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Economy & Business
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Tue, Feb 11, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: February 11, 2020

Rumors claiming that Juan Guaidó had given Donald Trump permission to lead a military intervention in Venezuela started to circulate while Guaidó was on an international tour to Europe and the Western Hemisphere. The claims amassed substantial engagement on social media, including a YouTube video that received more than 100,000 views.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

US-Ukraine relations: Ways forward

The Atlantic Council and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation hosted a private, Chatham House Rule roundtable discussion with a delegation of high-level form US ambassadors and government officials in Kyiv.

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine
Speaker at podium

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

“US energy priorities abroad,” a conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette

The Hon. Dan Brouillette, secretary of the US Department of Energy, discusses his priorities for international cooperation to provide safe, secure, and affordable energy sources in Latin America and Europe.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

US will use energy revolution to transform its foreign policy, energy secretary says

The United States’ transformation into a net exporter of energy “has revolutionized our foreign policy, and it frees us to pursue options that we have not had at least in my lifetime,” US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette said on February 7. Speaking at the Atlantic Council, Brouillette argued that “with US energy production now at record levels, the world is no longer subject to the will of countries who seek to do us harm,” such as Russia and Iran, and allows the United States to use energy cooperation and investment as a key tool to advance its foreign policy aims.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Brazil Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Sheldon Whitehouse implores US leaders to get serious about carbon capture and climate policy

US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) blasted the US Government for its delay in implementing carbon capture and storage (CCS) legislation and the US Congress for refusing to adopt serious carbon pricing reform during remarks to the Atlantic Council on February 4. Whitehouse rebuked the US Department of the Treasury for dragging its feet on implementing the ”45Q” CCS tax credit.

New Atlanticist by Zachary Strauss

Climate Change & Climate Action United States and Canada

Events

Thu, Mar 5, 2020

US-Brazil economic relations: The path to a trade agreement

As key presidential and municipal elections approach in the US and Brazil, respectively, the two governments have a unique window of opportunity to take concrete actions toward a long-term free trade agreement. What actions can Brazil and the US pursue in the short term to achieve deeper collaboration?

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