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Wed, Oct 30, 2019

By blocking enlargement decision, Macron undercuts France’s Balkan goals

By strongly supporting the government of North Macedonia from the start and granting it the opening of negotiations, it would have been possible to create a virtuous circle in the region and kill four birds with one stone. President Macron chose to do exactly the opposite.

New Atlanticist by Loic Tregoures

European Union France

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: Come La NATO Può Rifocalizzare Il Suo Impegno Sul Fronte Meridionale E L’italia Guidare Il Processo

Though NATO has made considerable progress in deterring an aggressive Russia to the east, it falls short in its "southern strategy." Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and Lauren Speranza suggest three major courses of action to develop NATO's strategy towards its southern flank.

Report by Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and Lauren Speranza

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: How NATO Can Refocus its Efforts in the South and Italy Can Lead the Charge

Though NATO has made considerable progress in deterring an aggressive Russia to the east, it falls short in its "southern strategy." Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and Lauren Speranza suggest three major courses of action to develop NATO's strategy towards its southern flank.

Report by Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and Lauren Speranza

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Gas has a future but must cut costs, Cyprus could see delay amid EEZ furore

In the News by Atlantic Council

Southern & Southeastern Europe

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Morningstar quoted in 15 Suprasti Akimirksniu on Lithuanian energy sector and development

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Lithuanian

Sun, Oct 6, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: EEZ: Cyprus has the right, Turkey has the might

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business International Markets

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

A road map for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

Kosovo foreign service member Muhamet Brajshori calls on Europe and the United States to work together to help facilitate a deal.

New Atlanticist by Muhamet Brajshori

Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding The Balkans

Sun, Sep 29, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Cyprus should heed UN climate summit’s call for action

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sun, Sep 22, 2019

Livingston quoted in El Pais Semanal on climate action and industry

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Great Power Competition in Southeast Europe

In the past decade, the United States and the European Union (EU) became more ambivalent about our commitments in the Western Balkans. Moscow and Beijing, sensing an opening, have become more determined in their efforts to gain influence and leverage in the region.

New Atlanticist by Damon Wilson

China Russia