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New Atlanticist

Dec 13, 2021

Afghanistan is about to collapse. Here’s what the US must do about it.

By John F. Campbell, Ryan Crocker, James Cunningham, James Dobbins, Hugo Llorens, P. Michael McKinley, John Nicholson, Ronald E. Neumann, Richard Olson, David Petraeus, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Eleven former US ambassadors and commanders issue an urgent warning to Washington and its allies.

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Issue Brief

Dec 9, 2021

Assumption #4: The United States should prioritize the promotion of democracy around the world over other key US objectives

By Mathew Burrows, Evan Cooper

Policymakers should take a triage approach with regard to democracy promotion, starting first and foremost with the state of democracy at home.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Report

Dec 8, 2021

A plan for Colombia’s COVID recovery and why it matters for the United States

By Atlantic Council US-Colombia Task Force

The continuity of Colombia’s prosperity and role as a key US partner depends, in part, on the country’s ability to swiftly recover from COVID-19. In 2020, lockdowns and mobility restrictions led to a major recession in Colombia, exacerbating unemployment, poverty, and pre-existing inequalities.

Americas Civil Society

New Atlanticist

Dec 8, 2021

Democracy in Latin America is under threat. These two summits are a chance to fix it.

By Eguiar Lizundia and Antonio Garrastazu

As nations across the Americas come together to address their shared shortcomings, here's a roadmap to help bolster their democratic institutions.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

In the News

Dec 8, 2021

State department invited Asat to the Summit for Democracy to discuss Chinas political imprisonment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

By Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

In the News

Dec 7, 2021

Asat mentioned in New Jersey Globe on US support of Chinese human rights activists

By Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

New Atlanticist

Dec 7, 2021

An Atlantic Council tribute to Fred Hiatt, champion of democracy

Atlantic Council experts honor the longtime Washington Post journalist and his legacy.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert

Dec 4, 2021

How anti-reform messages are replacing pro-Russian rhetoric on Ukrainian TV

By Oleksandr Yermakov, Olena Halushka

With openly pro-Russian propaganda no longer effective in today's Ukraine, the country's remaining Kremlin supporters are now focusing their efforts on promoting anti-Western narratives in the Ukrainian media.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert

Dec 2, 2021

Russian threat should revive Ukraine’s stalled domestic reform efforts

By Denis MacShane

The threat of a major escalation in Russian aggression should help revive Ukraine's stalled domestic reform efforts and push the country towards the transformation that Ukrainians have been demanding for decades.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Nov 30, 2021

Nia quoted in L’Orient-Le Jour on the protests over water in Isfahan, Iran

By Atlantic Council

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