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Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy vows to fight for judicial reform

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called an extraordinary meeting of politicians, diplomats, and members of the judiciary in order to prevent his flagship judicial reform drive from being sabotaged and derailed.

UkraineAlert by Halyna Chyzhyk

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Sun, Sep 5, 2021

US anti-corruption crusade should focus on Europe’s east

By making the fight against corruption a key US foreign policy priority, President Biden can counter the Kremlin's efforts to gain influence throughout Central and Eastern Europe via the exploitation of corruption.

UkraineAlert by Janusz Bugajski

Central Europe Corruption

Fri, Aug 27, 2021

Rule of law shortcomings are the greatest obstacle to Ukraine’s future success

US President Joe Biden's August 31 meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy is a good opportunity to underline the importance of reforming the Ukrainian judiciary, writes US investor Richard Deitz.

UkraineAlert by Richard Deitz

Corruption Economy & Business

Fri, Aug 27, 2021

Ukrainian leaders to Biden: Standing with the world’s democracies means changing course on Nord Stream 2

In a letter to President Joe Biden, more than 50 Ukrainian policymakers, leaders, experts, and civil society activists call for the United States to change course on support for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

UkraineAlert by a group of Ukrainian lawmakers, leaders, civil society activists, and experts

Corruption Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, Aug 27, 2021

A cable from Mali: How to bring Bamako back from the brink

Against the backdrop of two coups, interethnic and terrorist violence moving south toward Bamako, and France shifting its posture in the Sahel, this could be the last chance to stabilize Mali.

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel, Petr Tůma

Africa Conflict

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

Kamal Alam with OrissaPOST said that US Special envoy Khalilzad pursued a “special agenda” to promote his personal interests.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Azodi joins VOA Farsi on corruption in the Afghani army

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Riaz in the Daily Star: Three concerns about Taliban 2.0

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Samad quoted in Bloomberg: How Afghanistan’s Ghani Went From President to Villain in Hiding

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Samad quoted in Fortune: How Ashraf Ghani went from Afghanistan’s President to pariah in hiding

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict