New Atlanticist

Jun 14, 2024

Women should play a central role in rebuilding Ukraine’s economy

By Melanne Verveer and Kimberly Donovan

Ukraine can only rebuild its economy if women and civil society are fully involved in its reconstruction efforts.

Civil Society Corruption


Jun 10, 2024

ISIS fell, but the conditions that created the terrorist group still exist in Iraq

By Abbas Kadhim

The pervasive culture of corruption and a poor economy have been among the leading conditions that contributed to the rise of ISIS in Iraq.

Corruption Democratic Transitions


Jun 3, 2024

In a Congolese mining case, Biden can secure a win for US sanctions policy in Africa

By Benjamin Mossberg

Easing sanctions on Dan Gertler gives Washington the opportunity to show that its sanctions policy toward Africa can be effective.

Africa Corruption

In the News

May 28, 2024

Warrick quoted in The Latin Times on Border Patrol ties with local businesses

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Migration

Balkans Debrief

May 20, 2024

#BalkansDebrief – What is the US role amidst fragility in the Western Balkans? | A debrief with Gabriel Escobar

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare speaks with Gabriel Escobar, outgoing US Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Representative for the Western Balkans, about US foreign policy in the region and its future amidst current challenges.

Corruption European Union

Inflection Points Today

May 18, 2024

‘There are Evans everywhere’

By Frederick Kempe

The long-sought release of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich from Russia’s dreaded Lefortovo Prison matters “on a macro level.”

Corruption Human Rights

New Atlanticist

May 17, 2024

Why Georgia’s ruling party is pushing for the foreign agent law—and how the West should respond

By Maia Nikoladze and Ana Lejava

The West’s response to Georgia’s foreign agent law should hold the ruling party accountable without punishing the wider Georgian population.

Corruption Eastern Europe

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2024

The European Parliament is still learning its lesson from corruption scandals

By Sophia Athan

With European Parliament elections upcoming, EU institutions should codify stricter definitions of foreign influence and interference, and they should pass additional reforms to ensure transparency.

Corruption European Union

In the News

Apr 19, 2024

Idlbi quoted in Arabi 21 on new US captagon law

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Middle East


Apr 2, 2024

Putin is weaponizing corruption to weaken Europe from within

By Francis Shin

Recent revelations regarding a Kremlin influence operation in the heart of the EU have highlighted Europe's continued vulnerability to Russian weaponized corruption, writes Francis Shin.

Conflict Corruption