Article by Christopher PrebleNov 1, 2021
The consequences of a US overreaction to the perceived threat of terrorism
Article by Christopher Preble
In the twenty years since 9/11, for example, favorable attitudes toward the United States have declined globally, with some of the sharpest declines in key US allies like Germany and the United Kingdom.
Article by Christopher P. CostaSep 7, 2021
Hyper-tribalism and the US domestic terrorism threat
Article by Christopher P. Costa
After the January 6, 2021, breach of the US Capitol, the consequences of polarization, disinformation, and hyper-tribalism make domestic political violence the most pressing terrorism challenge facing US counterterrorism.
UkraineAlert by Adrian Hoefer, Shelby MagidJun 24, 2021
Ukraine offers hope in an increasingly homophobic neighborhood
UkraineAlert by Adrian Hoefer, Shelby Magid
While Ukrainian attitudes towards the LGBTQI community are still far behind the levels of acceptance encountered elsewhere in the West, Ukraine’s modest progress offers hope in a region where intolerance is on the rise.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Atlantic CouncilFeb 23, 2021
Kholos Brooks featured by Moment Magazine
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Atlantic Council
On February 23, FD NRSF Michelle Kholos Brooks joined Moment Magazine for a Zoominar on her award-winning play "Hitler’s Tasters." The play centers around the women who tasted Hitler’s food and explores the experiences of young women in war.
Event Recap by Atlantic CouncilJan 9, 2021
Event recap: “Women’s gains in Afghanistan: Supporting economic opportunities for Afghan women as a driver of peace and security”
Event Recap by Atlantic Council
On Thursday January 7, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center partnered with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council (USAWC) and the American Council on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) to host an event on women’s gains in Afghanistan, the critical role of Afghan women in Afghanistan’s peace and security, and the role of US actors in partnering with and empowering Afghan women.
GeoTech Cues by Carol DumaineDec 18, 2020
Reimagining a just society pt. 2 | The end of an era
GeoTech Cues by Carol Dumaine
This blog post series will explore the meaning of a “just society” through multiple lenses and in the context of today’s challenges, including but not limited to the coronavirus pandemic. With contributions from multiple authors, it aims to stimulate thinking and questions that distill the prerequisites and responsibilities for “just societies” in our times. COVID-19 spotlights […]
GeoTech Cues by Nikhil Raghuveera and Hannah BiggsDec 18, 2020
Pretrial risk assessment tools must be directed toward an abolitionist vision
GeoTech Cues by Nikhil Raghuveera and Hannah Biggs
The United States criminal justice system is increasingly turning to risk assessment tools in pretrial hearings—before a defendant is convicted of a crime—as well as in sentencing procedures. Risk assessment tools give judges a numerical metric that indicates a pretrial defendant’s risk of failing to appear in court, or threat to the community prior to their pretrial hearing. Judges set bail based on this tool. Facing an incredibly high volume of pretrial detainees, risk assessment tools are designed to help quickly and effectively determine pretrial detention and ease courts’ burdens. To truly address the failures of the criminal justice system, however, public sector leaders must:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Laryssa Horodysky and Melinda HaringDec 14, 2020
The issue Ukraine’s first lady should champion vocally
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Laryssa Horodysky and Melinda Haring
A recent report by Amnesty International has highlighted the growing domestic violence crisis in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Coronavirus lockdown conditions are expected to add to the problem.
New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader, Cristina GuevaraDec 10, 2020
Gender equality can accelerate Latin America’s post-COVID-19 recovery: Men and boys must take part
New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader, Cristina Guevara
In Latin America and the Caribbean, this year's Human Rights Day marks a grim trend as COVID-19 sets back decades of progress for women and girls. And without enlisting everyone, including men, in the fight for women’s empowerment, society’s ability to achieve gender equality is limited.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by David A. WemerOct 28, 2020
Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani: Women’s rights cannot be ‘the cost of peace’
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by David A. Wemer
The progress Afghan women have made in the years since the fall of the Taliban regime could be at risk, Ghani said, should the Taliban be given too much power as part of a peace settlement.