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Jan 20, 2022

Pakistan’s ‘Praetorian’ state is a troubling model for a Taliban-led Afghanistan

By Ben Acheson

If the Taliban emulates Pakistan’s Praetorian model, it will further erode all work done to grow a healthy Afghan civil society and develop civilian institutions.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Jan 20, 2022

Can the US and EU rein in Big Tech with diverging approaches?

By Morten Skroejer

As the US and EU seek to address difficult questions swirling around some of the world’s biggest companies, 2022 will be a busy year for antitrust regulation.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jan 18, 2022

No consensus? No problem. Why NATO is still effective.

By Christopher Skaluba, Conor Rodihan

Don't believe what you hear: NATO can still contribute invaluably to Ukraine’s sovereignty.

European Union NATO

New Atlanticist

Jan 17, 2022

If the West sticks together, it can find a way forward with Russia

By Daniel Fried

The US and Europe need to resist the temptation to respond to threats with concessions, and maintain a willingness to discuss European security in a way that benefits all, not just Moscow.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 14, 2022

Germany has sentenced a Syrian colonel to life for crimes against humanity. Will others face the same fate?

Now that Anwar Raslan is behind bars, activists are hoping his conviction paves the way for other bad actors of the Syrian regime to be prosecuted.

Conflict International Norms

New Atlanticist

Jan 14, 2022

Top Ukrainian official: Get the presidents of Ukraine, Russia, and the US together

By Dan Peleschuk

Andriy Yermak, chief of staff to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, appeared at an Atlantic Council Front Page event Friday to discuss his country's security at a perilous moment.

Conflict Crisis Management

Transcript

Jan 14, 2022

Transcript: Top Ukrainian official Andriy Yermak on Russia’s military moves against Ukraine and a possible Putin-Biden-Zelenskyy summit

By Atlantic Council

After this week's talks with Russia, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak talked about what he sees happening next.

Conflict NATO

New Atlanticist

Jan 14, 2022

Russia’s other European invasion

By Tom Tugendhat

From London to Athens and far beyond, bankers, lawyers, lobbyists, and former officials have all been snapped up by the Kremlin and its allies.

Corruption Eastern Europe

Fast Thinking

Jan 13, 2022

FAST THINKING: A big week of diplomacy with Russia is over. What’s Putin’s next move?

By Atlantic Council

Is war in Europe more likely after this week's diplomatic flurry? Our experts weigh in on what to expect next.

Crisis Management NATO

New Atlanticist

Jan 13, 2022

Treat the Mediterranean like the center of the world again. Europe’s climate security depends on it.

By Katerina Sokou

Tackling climate change in the vulnerable coastal ecosystem requires a truly regional approach.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience