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Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Experts react: What’s behind the crisis in Georgia?

On February 23, Georgian authorities arrested a top opposition leader, sparking a new political crisis for the country. Experts react to the latest developments and what it means for the young democracy's future.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain and Shelby Magid

Democratic Transitions Human Rights

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Ukraine scores court victory in long quest for justice over Russia’s Crimean crimes

Ukraine’s long quest to bring Russia to justice received a boost on January 14 when the ECHR ruled that Ukrainian complaints of Russian crimes in occupied Crimea were “partly admissible.”

UkraineAlert by Shelby Magid and Andrew D'Anieri

Conflict Human Rights

Fri, Nov 13, 2020

How a Biden presidency could change US relations with the rest of the world

We asked experts from around the Atlantic Council to preview what the election of Joe Biden as US president will mean for countries, big and small, all across the world. Here’s a quick spin around the globe as we preview what lies ahead for US foreign policy under Joe Biden:

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Africa East Asia

Shelby Magid is an associate director with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, where she assists in leading the center’s work on Ukraine and Georgia, including strategy and development, along with major domestic and international events. Prior to joining the Council, Shelby spent time at the German Marshall Fund of the United States focused on democracy in Central and Eastern Europe; she was also at the International Federation for Human Rights’ office in The Hague where she worked with the International Criminal Court and conducted research on human rights violations in Mexico and Syria. Shelby received her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in International and Global Studies. As part of her undergraduate studies, she took courses at Leiden University’s Law School and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. Shelby holds a master’s degree in International Relations, with a focus on security and international justice, from Central European University.