Nov 21, 2023

Wartime Ukraine is making historic progress toward EU membership

By Mark Temnycky

The Ukrainian authorities have made clear they view EU membership as a strategic priority and are fully committed to pursuing this goal, even while defending themselves against Russia’s ongoing invasion, writes Mark Temnycky.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Nov 14, 2023

What’s next for Ukraine’s bid to join the European Union

By Aleksander Cwalina

Opening accession negotiations in December would be a boost to Ukraine going into what is shaping up to be a pivotal 2024.

Corruption Europe & Eurasia


Nov 9, 2023

Historic progress: Ukraine receives green light for EU membership talks

By Peter Dickinson

The European Commission this week recommended opening EU membership negotiations with Ukraine. The move represents historic progress at a time when Ukrainians are fighting to defend their independence and their right to choose a European future, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Corruption

Event Recap

Oct 30, 2023

Addressing the captagon crisis in MENA: Strategies & Challenges

By Diane Mohamed and Rachel Friedman

The Syria Program hosted a panel discussion taking stock of current captagon landscape in Syria and captagon’s place within the global illicit supply chain.

Corruption Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Oct 20, 2023

The political factors behind China’s disappearing leaders

By Mark Parker Young

Several senior Chinese officials appear to have been ousted in recent months. A close look at the officials involved suggests that a variety of personal and institutional factors contributed to their downfall.

China Corruption


Oct 12, 2023

The West must learn hard lessons from years of failed Russia policies

By Kira Rudik

If Russia is able to achieve even a partial victory in Ukraine, the consequences for global security would be catastrophic. Western leaders must escalate their support for Ukraine to prevent this outcome and make sure Putin’s invasion ends in decisive defeat, writes Kira Rudik.

Conflict Corruption


Oct 4, 2023

Menendez’s case coverage is relatively muted in Egypt. That might be intentional.

By Shahira Amin

Egypt's predominantly pro-government media has chosen to either dismiss altogether or downplay the allegations against Senator Bob Menendez.

Corruption Democratic Transitions


Oct 3, 2023

Mixed messaging from Moldova on energy sector reforms

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti

Recent steps by the Moldovan authorities cast doubt on Chisinau’s commitment to energy market liberalization, escaping Russian energy dominance, and anti-corruption imperatives, writes Suriya Jayanti.

Conflict Corruption


Sep 21, 2023

Anti-corruption progress in Ukraine and Moldova is vital for EU integration

By Olivia Yanchik

Ukraine and Moldova stand at a crossroads as both countries seek to strengthen their institutions to stamp out corruption and accelerate their integration with Europe, writes Olivia Yanchik.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Sep 7, 2023

Nusairat joins the Arab Center Washington DC to discuss Jordan’s reform process

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Corruption