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Young professionals are often an unheard voice in policy discussions. More often than not, however, it is their insights that we need to break hardwired, outdated ideas about foreign policy and transatlanticism. Atlantica offers young professionals (ages 18–35) who are patrons of the Atlantic Forum a place to publish their writing and have their voices heard.

Each issue will feature three articles published per month on a theme selected by the AF team, in conjunction with NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division.

As author of Atlantica you will receive a stipend of EUR 35,-, effectively earning back your patronage fee.

A 5 step plan to published a timely and relevant insight on transatlantic issues, and earn EUR 35,-

Step 0: Become a patron;
Step 1: Have a look at the complete topic list, so that you know when your favourite topic is next;
Step 2: React to the call for papers, or proactively write to the editors if you have set in on a topic;
Step 3: Write an abstract (no more then 250 words) and send it to the editors;
Step 4: Work with the editors to write an article within a month;
Step 5: Congratulations! You just published a timely and relevant insight on transatlantic issues, and earned EUR 35,- ! 

Please find the complete topic list for the 2019-2020 publication here.

The magazine will be published on the Atlantic Forum’s website, with an edited volume of Atlantica printed at the end of the year (12 issues).

Please note that Atlantica does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Atlantic Forum or Pantheon.

Questions about Atlantica? Contact our editors via: atlantica@atlantic-forum.com

Not a patron? Learn more about patronage and become a patron today!

Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 1 (September 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 2 (October 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 3 (November 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 4 (December 2019)
Call for papers Atlantica Volume 1, Issue 5 (January 2020)

Atlantica Publications:

Closer EU-NATO cooperation: Overcoming political deadlock through the development of modus operandi

Closer EU-NATO cooperation: Overcoming political deadlock through the development of modus operandi This paper examines modes of cooperation between the EU and NATO that were established in 2016 by using the multi-level analysis approach to inter-organisational relations. Such an approach...

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Hybrid threats: An avenue for a more solid NATO-EU cooperation

Hybrid threats: An avenue for a more solid NATO-EU cooperation By Elena Denisa Petrescu The concept of hybrid threats has gained considerable coverage within the repertoire of both the European Union (EU) and NATO during the last decade, particularly after Russia’s illegal annexation of...

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What can NATO learn from EU CSDP missions and operations?

What can NATO learn from EU CSDP missions and operations? It is clear now more than ever that managing crises successfully is difficult. Despite the scepticism around the effectiveness of EU missions and operations, joint forces of both the European Union and NATO have worked together on...

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NATO and the EU: The need for a common counter-terrorism strategy

NATO and the EU: The need for a common counter-terrorism strategy In light of recent terrorist attacks, such as Christchurch and Halle, which have spurred copycat terrorism in Europe and the world, a common counter-terrorism strategy between the EU and NATO has never been so important. In 2019...

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Airspace safety over the Baltics

Airspace safety over the BalticsNATO’s Baltic Air-Policing mission was launched in 2004, since then, countless Russian military aircraft have been recorded breaching Baltic airspace. The Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian governments have condemned the reoccurring overflights, yet this has not...

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Dual-track approach reinterpreted, or: How NATO learns to stop worrying and love the dialogue

Dual-track approach reinterpreted, or: How NATO learns to stop worrying and love the dialogue When evaluated with many ongoing theoretical debates on decreasing convergence within the international system, many recent developments—such as the termination of the INF Treaty, the US decision to...

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One year post-INF: A moment for NATO evolution

One year post-INF: A moment for NATO evolutionOn Armistice Day in 1948, American General Omar Bradley stated, “[w]e have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants...

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Russia and NATO in a post-INF world: One year after withdrawal

Russia and NATO in a post-INF world: One year after withdrawal Hailed as a landmark decision on US-Soviet arms control, the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) banned land-based missiles with a range of 500-5,500 kilometres. That is, until in August 2019 when President...

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Doomed to cooperate: NATO, Russia and PfP

Doomed to cooperate: NATO, Russia and PfP Since 1994, the Partnership for Peace (PfP) programme has allowed NATO to collaborate with states outside the Alliance. Russia was an active participant in this program until NATO suspended Russia’s participation after the Crimea crisis in 2014. Since...

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Partnership policy and the international community

Partnership policy and international community Constructivism argues that identities are “collective meanings” that determine state interests and actions. This perspective holds the idea that “institutionalism is a cognitive process” of internalizing state identities and interests. As these...

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