New AtlanticistJul 28, 2022
Climbing the escalation ladder in Ukraine: A menu of options for the West
By Francis Shin, Damir Marusic, Tyson Wetzel
Our experts have assembled a list of possible policy responses the West ought to consider if Russia escalates its war against Ukraine.
In the NewsJul 27, 2022
Shin in Foreign Policy: Reconstruction partners must be careful not to hand money to kleptocrats
By Atlantic Council
On May 23, 2022, Europe Center Research Assistant Francis Shin published an article in Foreign Policy, “Corruption Could Mean Ukraine Loses a Future Peace”. “The EU and other donors party to the Ukraine Solidarity Trust Fund should form an active oversight body within the fund over how it awards contracts. This is to ensure aid […]
New AtlanticistApr 5, 2022
How the world’s parliaments can team up against Russian aggression
By Francis Shin and Riho Terras
An interparliamentary alliance against Kremlin aggression would maximize global efforts to coordinate sanctions and keep the pressure on Moscow.
Francis Shin is a research assistant in the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center. His current work focuses on topics spanning policy toward anti-money laundering and countering transnational kleptocracy. He has a master of international affairs degree from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, where his dissertation was on the growing role of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) network in international sanctions regimes.
Prior to joining the Council in 2021, he was a research assistant at the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing program, a research partnership with the Royal United Services Institute’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. Shin also interned at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC, and the United Nations Office at Geneva. In 2021, Shin was the geostrategy & financial diplomacy fellow in the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy program.