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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

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Impeachment drama gives Ukraine a US brand boost

The impeachment of President Trump is now over but the drama has had a profound impact on US-Ukrainian relations and on American public awareness of Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Ostap Yarysh

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Una nueva frontera para la relación bilateral: Un plan moderno para la relación entre Colombia y Estados Unidos

Transmisión en vivo del lanzamiento del informe en Washington Video: Lanzamiento del grupo de expertos de Colombia y Estados Unidos del Atlantic Council Para compartir en redes sociales Ex presidente y CEO de OPIC David Bohigian hablando sobre la importancia de invertir en las personas Senator de Estados Unidos Ben Cardin hablando sobre la cooperación […]

In-Depth Research & Reports by the Atlantic Council's US-Colombia Task Force

Civil Society Colombia

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

US-Ukraine relations: Ways forward

A delegation of former US ambassadors and high-level officials, who remain key figures in the American foreign policy establishment, are traveling to Ukraine to reiterate that support for Ukraine remains strong in the United States despite the US impeachment process.

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Ullman in UPI: Inside the looking glass: Trump is the GOP’s new Ike

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy United States and Canada

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Europe to take center stage in global trade talks

With the “phase one” trade deal behind them, the United States and China will now probably shift attention to sorting out their economic and trade relationships with Europe. Caught in the middle of the US-China trade war and geopolitical competition, the European Union (EU) has tried to steer an independent course, balancing security and geopolitical concerns with economic and business needs. Doing so, however, has exposed many differences vis-a-vis the United States as well as China.

Insights & Impact by Hung Tran

China European Union

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

What Trump’s State of the Union means for US foreign policy

US President Donald J. Trump used his third State of the Union address to argue that his administration has “launched the great American comeback” through its economic policies and tough international stances. In a speech that focused heavily on domestic issues, his discussion of foreign policy mainly highlighted what he believed to be his major foreign policy successes, rather than announcements of new plans.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Energy & Environment
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Tue, Feb 4, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: February 4, 2020

A Twitter network previously reported by the DFRLab used random text, including snippets of poems, song lyrics, articles, and Wikipedia entries, to amplify anti-Guaidó hashtags on Twitter. The random text appeared to be unrelated to Guaidó and to the hashtags. The network’s actions suggest they engaged in inauthentic behavior to make the hashtags seem more popular than they were in an attempt to influence or manipulate the trending topics on Twitter.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

US-Ukraine ties after the impeachment drama

The Trump impeachment drama has placed enormous strain on US-Ukraine ties but Kyiv continues to rely on American support in its struggle against Russian aggression. How will the US-Ukraine partnership now evolve?

UkraineAlert by Volodymyr Dubovyk

Conflict Ukraine

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

Samet in Foreign Policy: Can China Replace the United States in Israel?

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Israel

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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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