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Kaitlin Demchuk

Digital Strategist, Digital Forensic Research Lab

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Ayushman Kaul

Research Assistant for South Asia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

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Erwan Lagadec

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

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Andrew R. Marshall

Vice President, Communications

Leo Michel

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

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Content

Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Ukraine can feed Brexit Britain

The UK is Europe's biggest food importer and Ukraine is one of the continent's top agricultural producers. This makes a post-Brexit free trade deal a potentially big win for both countries.

UkraineAlert by Bate C. Toms

Trade Ukraine

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The economic battleground between China and the United Kingdom

The importance of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect suspension will depend on whether additional policy moves targeting large British firms will follow. In terms of tangible effects, this event causes little economic disruption, but is probably the most symbolically important use of Chinese financial sanctions thus far.

New Atlanticist by Michael Greenwald

China Financial Regulation

Sat, Jan 4, 2020

The Soleimani assassination: A view from Britain

While UK political commentators were phrasing Britain’s low-key response to the assassination as even-handedness, the actual response on the ground is likely to be anything but.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

Iran Iraq

Fri, Dec 20, 2019

Top ten risks of 2020

2020 will likely bear more resemblance to the 1930s, as some of the developments which did not reach a denouement in the past year cross the finish line. Several simmering conflicts, symptoms of a global system under strain from US President Donald J. Trump’s “anti-globalist” America First doctrine, could well reach breakpoints in 2020. This may include a shift from the mere corroding of multilateral institutions and US alliances toward total dysfunction.

New Atlanticist by Robert A. Manning, Mathew J. Burrows

China International Norms

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

The domestic fallout from the UK general election

The prime minister now has almost unfettered power, with little or no restraints from either the formal opposition parties or from within his own party. The new MPs assembling at Westminster today, many of them representing former industrial areas captured from Labour, present both a challenge and opportunity.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

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President Trump and Prime Minister Johnson meet with each other

Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Expect an early Johnson visit to Washington

As the UK focuses on completing Brexit and developing new trading links with the rest of the world, Washington and London will likely continue to look for ways to stay aligned.

New Atlanticist by Peter Westmacott

United Kingdom

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Boris Johnson’s next act: Saving the UK

Prime Minister Johnson – who famously craves both public attention and a place in history – won the former and a shot at the latter through a British election victory this week that was the most convincing conservative victory since Margaret Thatcher in 1987. To save the United Kingdom itself, however, he must reverse course, or at least amend direction, on much of what he has said and done to win in the first place.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Johnson triumphs in UK election: What’s next?

“Much of the electorate seems to have bought the Johnson message that electing a Conservative government will mark the end of the Brexit process," Sir Peter Westmacott said. "In fact, it only signals the beginning of the real negotiations on Britain’s future relationship with the EU and the rest of the world."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Elections European Union

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO is defined by its success—not its tensions

While international headlines have focused on high-profile disputes within the NATO alliance over a litany of issues including defense spending, trade, Syria, and Brexit, transatlantic leaders stressed on December 3 that these disagreements are dwarfed by the continued success of the seventy-year-old alliance.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO Poland

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Perspectives from Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace, secretary of state for defence of the United Kingdom speaks at NATO Engages 2019.

Transcripts by Atlantic Council

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