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Atlantica

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 More often than not, however, it is their insights that we need to break hardwired, outdated ideas about foreign policy and transatlanticism.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,- ! 

The magazine will be published on the Atlantic Forum’s website. In addition we aim to publish a an edited volume of Atlantica printed at the end of the each publication year (12 issues).

Please note that Atlantica does not necessarily reflect the opinion of NATO, 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!

Atlantica Publications:

Back to the future: Designing the role of NATO Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

Back to the future: Designing the role of NATO Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century  By Gabriele Pierini and Lt. Col. Leonardo Doddi The threat picture surrounding Europe and the North Atlantic has evolved significantly in the last decade. By virtue of their nature, special...

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Sweden and Finland’s special relationship with NATO

Sweden and Finland's special relationship with NATO  By Candace Huntington Partners are a critical component of NATO. Not only do partnerships provide security and support to non-members, but they allow NATO to project security and stability along and beyond its borders. While NATO...

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Countering hybrid threats: The necessity of public-private cooperation and integrated response strategies

Countering hybrid threats: The necessity of public-private cooperation and integrated response strategies  By Zeynep Başaran  As the interconnectedness of our societies and economic systems continues to develop, traditional approaches to security are continuously challenged. In...

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Projecting stability in Afghanistan: Mission accomplished?

Projecting stability in Afghanistan: Mission accomplished?  The dilemma of whether or not to withdraw NATO and US missions in Afghanistan has finally been solved: America's longest war will end in September.In Afghanistan, however, the scenario in years to come is not optimistic. The...

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The State of Libya and what NATO should do about it

The State of Libya and what NATO should do about it By Onur Anamur  The word ‘state’ means a condition of being, as in ‘a state of shock.’ Yet, the word ‘state’ is also used to describe a body politic. This second usage derives from the first and dates to the Middle Ages. It is easy...

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Countering terrorism via the security-development nexus: Lessons learned from the US provincial reconstruction teams in Afghanistan

Countering terrorism via the security-development nexus: Lessons learned from the US provincial reconstruction teams in Afghanistan By Zdeněk Rod  The Security-Development Nexus (SDX) is a crucial concept within the disciplines of post-conflict reconstruction and conflict...

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Empowering itself and countering its rivals: A dual crisis management strategy for NATO

Empowering itself and countering its rivals: A dual crisis management strategy for NATO By Fatih Tuna  The COVID-19 virus, which is believed to have originated from a wholesale seafood market in Wuhan, China, rapidly spread throughout the rest of the globe, affecting hundreds of...

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NATO s response to the COVID-19 Infodemic: The role of CIB simulations

NATO's response to the COVID-19 infodemic: The role of CIB simulations This article will focus on NATO’s ability to counter COVID-19 disinformation, focusing on the approach Quirks takes. Quirks, a department of the Dutch counter-disinformation platform DROG, specialises in war-gaming and...

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Recognizing the sixth front: The cognitive domain and disinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recognizing the sixth front: The cognitive domain and disinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic By Matt Martinez Recognizing the cognitive domain would further expand NATO’s capabilities into a non-kinetic area. This declaration would empower NATO to address areas and help orient the...

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Operation Unified Protector: Lessons learned for NATO

Operation Unified Protector: Lessons learned for NATO By Kenza Mezache Determined to maintain NATO’s relevance in the aftermath of the Cold War, Allies began reconsidering the role of the organization as reflected in the series of new strategic concepts adopted in 1991 and 1999, which...

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