UkraineAlertSep 9, 2021
Why Ukraine must join NATO
By Adrian Hoefer
Given the Kremlin's hostile revisionism, Ukraine's membership in NATO is in the long-term interest of the US and its allies. As Moscow expands its hybrid war on the West, Ukraine is an asset.
UkraineAlertJun 24, 2021
Ukraine offers hope in an increasingly homophobic neighborhood
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.
UkraineAlertMay 28, 2020
Zelenskyy at home: One year of domestic reform?
By Adrian Hoefer
Since his election last year, President Zelenskyy and his government have pledged to transform and energize Ukraine’s economy. Those pledges have not been realized. Why, and what should the government do this year to live up to those promises?
Adrian Hoefer was an assistant director with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, where he assisted in leading the center’s work on the Caucasus, the European Union, and Ukraine; major domestic events; audience engagement and digital products; and congressional relations. He also contributed to the center’s UkraineAlert blog. Prior to joining the Council in September 2019, Hoefer worked in the Politics, Security, and Development section at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.
Hoefer earned his BA in international affairs at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a focus on international politics and Europe and Eurasia. He graduated as a member of the University Honors Program and is fluent in English and German.