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Sun, Apr 4, 2021

Is Putin about to launch a new offensive in Ukraine?

Russia has sparked alarm in recent days by massing its armed forces close to the Ukrainian border. The military build-up has raised fears of a dramatic escalation in the simmering seven-year conflict between the two countries.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Russia

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

How Putin made the international media his unwitting accomplices

Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against Ukraine relies heavily on deliberate disinformation and blanket denials. By prioritizing impartiality over accuracy, the international media has often played the role of unwitting accomplice.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Disinformation

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Putin’s Mediterranean gambit: Endgame unclear

For more than 250 years, Russian leaders have sought to project power and influence in the Mediterranean region. Sometimes these efforts have met with a significant degree of success. At times, though, Russia has pulled back from the Mediterranean because of setbacks in the region, events in Europe, or convulsions inside Russia. These pullbacks, however, have never been permanent and have always been followed by renewed Russian efforts to gain influence in the region.

Issue Brief by Mark N. Katz

Africa Conflict

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Darnal on Search For Common Ground’s panel: ‘Real Talk’: the hard choices that women peacebuilders face

On March 30, Aude Darnal participated in Search’s panel “Real Talk: the Hard Choices that Women Peacebuilders Face”. She discussed her experience as a female peacebuilder, and shed some light on overlooked issues related to women’s engagement in peacebuilding and conflict. “Women all over the world are dedicating their lives to building peace and ending […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Putin plots Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine

Ukrainian diplomats have voiced alarm over Russian plans to hold Ukraine peace talks without Ukraine’s participation. The news has revived fears that Moscow aims to bypass Kyiv and reach agreement directly with the West over Ukraine’s geopolitical future.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict France

Fri, Mar 26, 2021

Five reasons why Ukraine rejected Vladimir Putin’s “Russian World”

Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to force Ukrainian acceptance of the country's place within the "Russian World" have proved disastrous and led to the collapse of Russian influence in Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Conflict Nationalism

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Mezran in Formiche: Libya and beyond. Here is Italy in the Mediterranean

In the News

Arms Control Conflict

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Al-Masri quoted in Al Arabiya on the role of Daraa in the Syrian revolution

In the News

Conflict Middle East

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Qaddour quoted in Al Arabiya on the role of Daraa in the Syrian revolution

In the News

Conflict Middle East

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Qaddour quoted in Washington Examiner on the recent Russian hospital attack in Syria

In the News

Conflict Middle East