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December 24, 2012 | Happy Holidays!

Editorial Team: We would like to wish all members and other readers Merry Christmas and a great start into 2013. We appreciate all for your excellent contributions to this open think tank. We will return with new content and a new layout in mid January. …More

December 14, 2012 | How to Write a Good Your Opinion Article

Editorial Team: As an open think tank we provide a platform for anyone with good ideas on how to improve transatlantic policy. Writing op-eds can be very intimidating if you have never published one before. Here is some practical advice, as well as our editorial guidelines. …More

December 7, 2012 | Most Commented Articles in 2012

Editorial Team: The most intense debates among members were about NATO, Iran, Syria, Hungary and translantic relations in general. Twenty articles received more than ten comments this year. …More

November 30, 2012 | Highlights in 2012

Editorial Team: We would like to thank all members for your contributions and to remind you of the standout achievements of our open think tank this year. Your ideas are making an impact, and we look forward to your contributions in the months and years to come. …More

November 30, 2012 | Praise for Atlantic Community This Article contains Flash-Video

Editorial Team: Atlantic Community has impressed people throughout the foreign policy community. As members, you are an integral part of its success, so we want to share some of the compliments and testimonials we receive from decision makers, think tankers, and academics. …More

April 23, 2012 | Get "Smart": Paving the Way to a More Efficient Alliance

Memo 40: NATO’s Smart Defense initiative aims to provide more security for less money. The Alliance can reach this goal by facilitating more cooperation, providing efficiency mechanisms, encouraging cooperation amongst like-minded states, and including non-NATO actors. …More

April 3, 2012 | Partners in Democracy, Partners in Security: NATO and the Arab Spring

Memo 39: New challenges require new partnerships. NATO must reach out to countries in North Africa by restructuring the Mediterranean Dialogue and partnering with other institutional actors to offer comprehensive assistance aimed at building democratic institutions. …More

March 13, 2012 | One NATO: Strengthening Unity through Transparency and Engagement

Memo 38: To encourage ownership and identification among its Member states and their publics, NATO should become more transparent and support stronger engagement between citizens. It can accomplish this by better defining Member contributions, making its internal processes more open, and initiating participatory programs like military exchanges and a cyber awareness campaign. …More

March 8, 2012 | International Women's Day 2012 This Article contains Flash-Video

Atlantic Insights 1: is proud to launch its first Atlantic Insights ebook. To mark International Women’s Day 2012 we are republishing the three winning articles from our “Women on Transatlantic Security,” competition, in a new downloadable format. …More

January 23, 2012 | Your Ideas, Your NATO

Policy Workshop Competition: We are excited to announce our newest policy workshop! We want you to tell us your ideas for promoting NATO values, building partnerships, and engaging members in the Smart Defense initiative. Winners receive a cash prize and a trip to Berlin to present their ideas to policymakers! …More

December 26, 2011 | Happy Holidays! Highlights from 2011

Editorial Team: We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your excellent contributions and to remind you of some of the stand-out achievements of our open think tank over the past twelve months. Your ideas are making an impact and we look forward to your contributions in 2012. …More

December 7, 2011 | How to Write a Convincing Opinion Article

Editorial Team: Writing an “op-ed” for our “Your Opinion” section is very different to writing an essay at university. While the purpose of academic work is often to analyze a complex issue in depth, the goal of a think tank publication is to provide clear solutions for decision makers. …More

October 14, 2011 | Atlantic Community Highlights

Editorial Team: As an open think tank we strive to bridge the gap between policy makers and young political scientists. From the policy workshop competition to our trademark Atlantic Memos, we have selected Atlantic Community’s highlights from the last four months. …More

August 3, 2011 | Building on Lisbon

Joerg Wolf & Victoria Naselskaya: Russia’s strategic community strongly supports Moscow’s cooperation with NATO in Afghanistan and considers missile defense the cornerstone of NATO-Russia relations. While the experts are surprisingly optimistic regarding the success of this ambitious project, they are also concerned by the lack of trust and equality in the partnership. …More

June 16, 2011 | Students Advise Decision Makers This Article contains Flash-Video

Editorial Team: At the culmination of’s policy workshop competition, German students Julia Grauvogel, Philipp Große and Sascha Lohmann discussed their team’s policy recommendations with US Ambassador Philip D. Murphy and CDU/CSU Foreign Policy Spokesman Philipp Mißfelder. …More

May 10, 2011 | Competition Winners: Women on Transatlantic Security

Editorial Team: It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the winners of our op-ed competition sponsored by the United States Mission to NATO and the NATO Public Diplomacy Division. We received over 100 submissions, many of such a high standard that they were used to produce two Atlantic Memos. These memos showcase the best ideas and solutions from our Open Think Tank and are distributed to decision-makers as executive summaries. …More

December 27, 2010 | 2010 Highlights: Atlantic Community's Special Projects

Editorial Team: Over the past year, the editorial team has cooperated with a wide range of prominent partners. We have analyzed the potential of digital technology for international politics and civic engagement, supported German soldiers in Afghanistan, determined Russian perspectives on NATO, and much more. …More


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