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Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Despite election, UK fracking faces an uphill battle

In their pre-election manifesto, the UK Conservatives stated that their stance will be to “not support fracking unless the science shows categorically it can be done safely,” something of a U-turn for the party. Why adopt such a significant policy change now?

EnergySource by Christian Le Miere

Oil and Gas United Kingdom

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Why Azov should not be designated a foreign terrorist organization

The authors of a recent New York Times op-ed produce no clear proof of ongoing links between American right-wing terrorists and a unit within Ukraine’s Interior Ministry.

UkraineAlert by Anton Shekhovtsov

Civil Society Conflict

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Global investors underestimate downside economic risks

Global investors are being overly complacent about downside economic risks, aggravated by but not limited to the growing impact of coronavirus. They are underestimating the forces that are changing the very nature of the world economy – a growing degree of “deglobalization” in the face of US-Chinese decoupling. At the same time, they are overestimating the power of monetary and fiscal stimulus to keep the global economic party going.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China Economy & Business

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Rolls-Royce reignites the race to build mini-nuclear power plants

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Livingston interviewed in AA News on the electric vehicle market in Turkey

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Putting privacy limits on national security mass surveillance: The European Court of Justice intervenes

In a little-noticed set of opinions issued on January 15, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) put forward a bold and unprecedented proposition—mass surveillance conducted by European Union (EU) member state national security services should operate within the bounds of the Union’s privacy laws.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy European Union

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Transatlantic cooperation key to Europe’s Green Deal, EU official says

As the European Union aims to become carbon neutral by the year 2050, cooperation with the United States on energy technology, financing, and imports will be critical to helping transition the European energy sector towards a low-carbon future, Director General for Energy at the European Commission Ditte Juul Jørgensen said on February 20.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

RFE/RL spotlights Herbst and the Ukraine Reassurance Tour

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Security Partnerships

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Russia loses leverage as Ukrainian exports go global

Russia was once Ukraine's all-dominant trading partner but six years of undeclared war between the two countries has dramatically reduced bilateral trade while forcing Ukrainian exporters to broaden their horizons.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Russia Trade

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Bryza quoted in Trend News Agency (Azerbaijani) on negotiations about the Nagorno Karabakh conflict

In the News by Atlantic Council

Azerbaijani Europe & Eurasia

Events

Thu, Mar 5, 2020

The next era of UK defense: A conversation with UK defence secretary Ben Wallace

As the United Kingdom enters a new era post-Brexit, defence secretary Ben Wallace discusses the future trajectory of British security and defense policy.

3:00pm Washington DC

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Completing Europe: Central Europe, the Three Seas Initiative and the future of the transatlantic relationship

President Kaljulaid addresses the future of Central Europe’s role in the transatlantic relationship, the growing economic opportunities present in Central Europe, the important role the region plays in the West’s efforts to grapple with the challenges of great power competition, and the steps that need to be taken to complete the vision of Europe that is undivided, free, and secure.

10:30am Washington D.C.

Tue, Mar 3, 2020

How Naftogaz outfoxed the Kremlin and can do it again

Where does Naftogaz stand six years after the Maidan revolution? What is the current state of the Ukrainian energy sector? And what has been the impact on the broader European market?

3:00pm Washington DC