New Atlanticist

Feb 6, 2023

Experts react: How the world should respond to the devastating earthquake in Turkey

By Atlantic Council experts

How can the international community help? What will the impact be for a region already reeling from a decade-long war and refugee crisis?

Corruption Economy & Business


Jan 24, 2023

Wartime Ukraine must maintain course from Russian past to European future

By Andrew D’Anieri

As Russia continues its genocidal war against Ukraine, it is more important than ever for Kyiv to maintain its commitment to the European future that so many Ukrainians are currently fighting for, writes Andrew D’Anieri.

Civil Society Conflict


Jan 24, 2023

Authoritarian kleptocrats are thriving on the West’s failures. Can they be stopped?

By Francis Shin, Ben Judah

A new, more dangerous form of kleptocracy has arisen since the end of the Cold War, and the transatlantic community—hobbled by outdated, cliched images of what kleptocracy looks like, and by siloed, reactive regulatory and enforcement systems—isn’t equipped to handle it. A Transatlantic Anti-Corruption Council could coordinate anti-corruption reforms.

Corruption Economic Sanctions


Jan 2, 2023

Digitalization and transparency are vital for Ukraine’s reconstruction

By Oleksandra Azarkhina

Ukraine's reconstruction will depend on digitalization and the recruitment of motivated personnel from the military, writes Deputy Minister for Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure Development Oleksandra Azarkhina.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Dec 23, 2022

Slovakia risks becoming another Hungary-style EU spoiler. How should the West respond?

By Petr Tůma

The transatlantic community should motivate the opponents of nationalist Robert Fico to get together to prevent a Slovak shift toward Hungary and Russia.

Central Europe Corruption

Experts react

Dec 7, 2022

Experts react: Peru’s president was removed from office after a failed power grab. Now what?

By Atlantic Council experts

As Pedro Castillo heads for the exits, our Latin America experts break down all the constitutional chaos.

Americas Corruption


Dec 5, 2022

Russia’s Ukraine invasion is fueling an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova

By Alexander St. Leger

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is helping to fuel an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova where an over-reliance on Kremlin energy imports has long served to make the country vulnerable to Russian political pressure.

Conflict Corruption

Inflection Points

Dec 4, 2022

Autocratic setbacks offer Biden his ‘inflection point’ for democracies

By Frederick Kempe

This year has been a tough one for the world’s worst authoritarians: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

China Conflict

Event Recap

Nov 3, 2022

Turmoil and transition: Iraq twenty years after the invasion

By Madeline Hart and Nour Alhajjeh

An Atlantic Council conference on Iraq's security, environment, economy, and democratic institutions brought together high-level officials from across the region and the United States to explore innovative solutions.

Corruption Democratic Transitions


Oct 26, 2022

The West needs a more united approach to sanctioning Putin’s elite

By David Clark

With Russia's invasion of Ukraine now in its ninth month, it is time for a coordinated approach to sanctioning Putin's elite that reflects the seriousness of the threat they pose to global security, writes David Clark.

Conflict Corruption