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Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Wechsler quoted in VOA on Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Iran

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Iranians are protesting again: What does it mean?

So far, Iranian security personnel have remained loyal to the regime—again, unlike 1979 when the military and police defected in droves. As long as the repressive apparatus of the government is intact, it is likely that the latest protests will eventually fade as past ones have done, only to be followed by others.

New Atlanticist by Barbara Slavin

Civil Society Corruption

Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Playing for the enemy: The Ukrainian footballers who sign for Russian clubs

Is it appropriate for Ukrainian footballers to play for Russian clubs at a time when the two countries are engaged in the sixth year of an undeclared war? This debate highlights the broader discussion over the nature of ties between the two historically and culturally intertwined post-Soviet nations.

UkraineAlert by Andrew Todos

Civil Society Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Democracy under siege: Advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific

“Democracy under Siege: Advancing Cooperation and Common Values in the Indo-Pacific” examines challenges and opportunities for advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific as the region faces an increasing challenge from China.

Issue Brief by Dr. Kharis Templeman

Australia China

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

After Maduro’s latest ploy, what’s next for the Venezuelan opposition?

"The images of Juan Guaidó and other democratically-elected members of the National Assembly being physically barred from entering the assembly building was visible proof of how far Nicolás Maduro is willing to go to deny any semblance of democracy in Venezuela," Jason Marczak says.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

Civil Society Corruption

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Kadhim quoted in Axios, Iraqi parliament forced to choose between the United States and Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Conflict

Thu, Jan 2, 2020

Russia set to escalate fight against Ukrainian Orthodox independence in 2020

Moscow's refusal to accept the January 2019 decision to grant Ukraine Orthodox independence has split the entire Orthodox world. The schism is likely to worsen in 2020 as Russia fights to prevent the loss of a crucial foothold within Ukrainian society.

UkraineAlert by Khrystyna Karelska and Andreas Umland

Civil Society Russia

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Duque’s dilemma: Social unrest and critical governance

Colombia's president struggles to form the political coalition needed to govern while protesters rally in the streets frustrated by the administration.

New Atlanticist by Felipe Zarama Salazar

Civil Society Colombia

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Sudan’s prime minister comes to Washington

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok comes to Washington in search of a roadmap for ending decades of sanctions on Sudan. Since former ruler Omar al-Bashir came to power in a 1989 Islamist coup, Sudan has been numbered among the pariah nations of Iran, North Korea, and Syria. And for good reason: During Bashir’s long rule, […]

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Civil Society

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

It’s counterintuitive but Trump impeachment inquiry may help Ukraine

The press frenzy surrounding the Trump impeachment inquiry presents Ukraine with an unparalleled international stage upon which to share its side of the story.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Civil Society Political Reform

Events

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Everything you know about Ukraine is wrong

Change is afoot in most of Ukraine. In the past few years, Ukraine has witnessed a cultural and political revolution. Yevhen Hlibovytsky describes specific civil society projects to exhibit how much Ukraine has changed over the last six years.

3:30pm Washington DC