Programs

Logo of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data. Includes an 8-point compass rose in the middle with the words "Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Benevolent" at the bottom.

GeoTech Center

Championing positive paths forward that societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, prosperity, and peace.

Experts

Content

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

What these Russian elections will reveal about the Kremlin’s power

They're the last big test for the Kremlin before the 2024 presidential election.

New Atlanticist by Brian Whitmore

Civil Society Democratic Transitions
A top-down view of a workspace including coffee, papers bearing the State Department logo, a laptop, a smartphone, and highlighters

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Upgrading US public diplomacy: A new approach for the age of memes and disinformation

A group of current and former State Department officials offer a set of principles and actions the Biden administration can adopt to strengthen US outreach efforts to overseas publics.

Issue Brief by Marta Churella, Wren Elhai, Amirah Ismail, Naima Green-Riley, Graham Lampa, Molly Moran, Jeff Ridenour, Dan Spokojny, and Megan Tetrick

Civil Society Internet

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Odesa’s unique place in Ukraine’s cultural evolution

Ukrainian Black Sea port city Odesa occupies a unique place in the country's cultural evolution thanks to its unrivaled international pedigree and the limitless creative ambitions of the local cultural community.

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri

Civil Society Resilience & Society

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

Hu in Foreign Policy on Afghanistan evacuations

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Evanna Hu quoted in Foreign Policy on evacuations in Afghanistan.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Civil Society

Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Sadat in USA Today on Americans in Afghanistan

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Mir Sadat quoted in USA Today on the need to evacuate Americans from Afghanistan.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Civil Society

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

Lipner quoted in Forward on Israeli Prime Minister Bennett’s attempt to demonstrate his dedication to the US Jewish community

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society International Norms

Tue, Aug 24, 2021

Looking back at the events that defined three decades of Ukrainian independence

As Ukrainians celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of their country's independence, the Atlantic Council asked a range of experts for their opinions on the most significant events during independent Ukraine's first three decades.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Civil Society Conflict

Sat, Aug 21, 2021

How modern Ukraine was made on Maidan

Since 1991, Ukraine's two post-Soviet Maidan revolutions have helped define the country as an emerging democracy that seeks to escape from the orbit of authoritarian Russia and embrace Euro-Atlantic integration.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Katz joins the Rick Unger Show Daily Podcast to discuss the possibility of future Islamic revolutions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Tue, Aug 17, 2021

Alam quoted in CNBC: New York Times, Washington Post, WSJ ask Biden to help evacuate Afghan colleagues of journalists

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Civil Society