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Latest from across our blogs
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Rejected again and embarrassed by the escalation in the Persian Gulf his policies have incentivized, Trump is likely to make similar belligerent comments this year and US-Iran relations will only worsen.
IranSource by Barbara Slavin
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
The ten-drone attack on Aramco’s Abqaiq facility in Saudi Arabia on September 14 is a sign that the Houthis suffer from false confidence. Snubbing talks and launching attacks is not a way to garner sympathy from the United States or the international community.
New Atlanticist by Kirsten Fontenrose
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
The commander of US Naval Forces Europe and Africa and NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples argues that “a strong alliance of navies will enable us all to maintain the most basic human rights: freedom and safety.”
New Atlanticist by Adm. James G. Foggo III
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Voting booths open for the Tunisian presidential election this Sunday, September 15, in one of the world’s youngest democracies. Tunisians will be selecting their second president from among twenty-six candidates, including two women, with hopes of a new vision for addressing pressing issues about the economy, security, and political reform. Parliamentary elections follow on October […]
MENASource by Adam Aluzri and Christiana Haynes
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Mental health issues remain largely taboo in Ukrainian society, where the prevalence of traditional machismo culture has long fueled a “boys don’t cry” mentality
UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
“John Bolton has advocated for strategies considered extreme within his own administration, ran a dysfunctional and often nonexistent interagency policy making process, and eventually lost the confidence of the president—so it was always only a matter of time before he had to go,” said William F. Wechler, director of The Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs.
New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer