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Timely Commentary & Analysis by Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali

Nov 19, 2021

AC GeoEcon Explores the Sanctions Response to the Belarus-Poland Border Face-Off

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali

Distinguished Fellow and former State Dept. Sanctions Coordinator Ambassador Daniel Fried participated in a discussion with Hagar Chemali, Senior Fellow and host of Oh My World, about the state of sanctions from the US & EU toward Belarus in light of the migrant crisis on Poland’s border

Economic Sanctions European Union

Event Recap by Yaseen Rashed

Nov 19, 2021

Deputy assistant secretary of state for North Africa: The best way to counter corruption is to strengthen democracy

Event Recap by Yaseen Rashed

On October 27, the Atlantic Council’s North Africa Initiative hosted an event with the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), discussing the implications of current political, socio-economic conditions and future challenges North Africa faces.

Libya Middle East

Event Recap by Eurasia Center

Nov 16, 2021

What happened to the Kyiv Post?

Event Recap by Eurasia Center

On November 8, a single article appeared on the Kyiv Post's website. It's message: The newspaper would shut down for a "for a short time." But there might be more to the story. Melinda Haring dives in with former writers and editors with the Kyiv Post.

Civil Society Media

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Nov 12, 2021

Labor force participation rates in G20 in five charts

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Labor force participation rates, down since COVID, were already declining in several G20 countries. Will labor market challenges be part of the next G20 meetings’ agenda?

East Asia Economy & Business

Event Recap by Yaseen Rashed

Nov 12, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki: No region in the world feels the dangers of strategic confusion more than the Middle East

Event Recap by Yaseen Rashed

On November 2-3, the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative hosted a conference with TRENDS Research and Advisory addressing “Middle East Security in a Changing World: Building a Sustainable Regional Security System.”

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

Nov 8, 2021

Top women execs on leading “deliberate” organizational change, fostering diversity and inclusion, and coping with challenges

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

On November 2, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a workshop on “Women in senior management: Masterclass in leadership.”

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Article by Atlantic Council

Nov 3, 2021

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in the Greater Middle East and North Africa

Article by Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, on October 28, in collaboration with the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and the Tunisian Council for International Relations, hosts the second in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. This […]

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business

Article by Christopher Preble

Nov 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.

Nationalism Politics & Diplomacy

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

Oct 29, 2021

FinTech in MENA: How to build an ecosystem that promotes innovation and regulation

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

The Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative in partnership with ABANA is convening a virtual event series to shed light on the changing FinTech landscape in the MENA region, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore policy recommendations.

Economy & Business Middle East

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

Oct 18, 2021

New opportunities for MENA women to plug into global commerce

Event Recap by Stefanie H. Ali

Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a workshop on “Women in the global supply chain: The importance of increasing women's access.”

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship