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Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Colombia’s National Strike: Overview of the Situation and Strategies Moving Forward

Amid the third peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colombia faces the longest and most destructive mass protests in recent history. The protests, which began on April 28, 2021, were triggered by a tax-reform bill proposed by the government to stabilize public debt and fiscal deficit. Despite the bill’s removal on May 2, 2021, protests continued […]

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Americas Civil Society

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Nooruddin quoted in Wall Street Journal on how Covid-19 has punctured Narendra Modi’s aura

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Kosovo President Osmani: Today’s challenges require ‘an entirely different governing mindset’

As Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani faces rule of law challenges, high unemployment rates, and a slow vaccine rollout, she’s putting domestic reforms at the top of her priorities—even ahead of the country’s European Union-facilitated dialogue with Serbia.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Crisis Management Inclusive Growth

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

NATO allies contribute to a variety of missions. Here’s a look at how each country chips in.

The NATO alliance conducts a variety of missions on land, sea, and air. Here is a breakdown of how each country has been contributing to a selection of these missions.

New Atlanticist by Connor McPartland, Demetrios Marinides

Crisis Management Europe & Eurasia

Fri, May 28, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford explore a Western response to Belarus’s act of air piracy

On May 28, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discussed how the West should respond to Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko’s arrest of dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, the U.S. role in the […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus China

Tue, May 25, 2021

FAST THINKING: Europe strikes back at Belarus

Europe has imposed economic sanctions and restrictions on Belarusian planes, while US President Joe Biden has indicated that he will follow suit. What made Europe act with unusual swiftness and boldness?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Belarus Crisis Management

Tue, May 25, 2021

Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Africa’s most overlooked crises and opportunities

Thomas-Greenfield spoke about US President Joe Biden’s outlook on Africa with Ambassador Rama Yade, director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, at an event celebrating Africa Day and introducing the Africa Center’s new team and mission.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Africa Crisis Management

Tue, May 25, 2021

Fernandes in Forbes India: Why India’s governance needs to delink public health from bureaucracy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management India

Mon, May 24, 2021

Fernandes in Times of India: Public health strategy for India to combat 2nd wave and mitigate the 3rd wave

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Mon, May 17, 2021

Ashford on BBC: Israeli-Palestinian crisis, potential paths for de-escalation

On May 17, Emma Ashford was interviewed on BBC Newsnight about the current Israeli-Palestinian crisis and potential paths for de-escalation. She argued that the Biden administration has both the capacity and obligation to push for a ceasefire. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Israel