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Fri, Jun 18, 2021

How Russia, China, and Iran will shape Afghanistan’s future

Each country in the region has specific interests that influence its engagement in Afghanistan’s future, and the relations of regional powers demonstrate the realpolitik at play.

New Atlanticist by Nilofar Sakhi

Afghanistan China

Fri, Jun 18, 2021

FAST THINKING: A political ‘wake-up call’ for Latin America

Where will Pedro Castillo take Peru? What does his victory mean for the Latin American left and global investors? Our experts break down how the barefoot candidate will govern.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Biberman in Instick: “Do as I Do” Diplomacy

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Democratic Transitions

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

No longer neglected: DAS Cook forecasts more robust engagement with Africa under the Biden administration

Speaking at an Atlantic Council event as part of the Africa Center’s African Conversations Series hosted by Africa Center Director Amb. Rama Yade, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Ms. Akunna Cook promised a turnaround in US-Africa relations under the Biden administration, avoiding the “neglect” shown in recent years and in contrast embracing African nations as partners across critical global challenges.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Ukraine must do more to regain the West’s trust

The coming week will underline the shortcomings of President Zelenskyy’s foreign policy, with Ukraine left on the sidelines as a series of crucial international summits take place that will directly impact the country’s future.

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

RESISTANCE 2.0 – A military framework to deter a Taliban military takeover and engage the United States and the region on counter-terrorism and peace for Afghanistan

If the past four decades of fighting have taught us anything, it is that there is no military solution to the current Afghan conflict. For a diverse and pluralistic country, the only way to achieve peace and stability is through a political settlement.

SouthAsiaSource by Tamim Asey

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Experts React: Israel might have a new government. What’s next?

Atlantic Council experts react to the news of Israel's new government and assess the significance of the coalition's push to oust Israel’s longest-serving prime minister.

MENASource by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Israel

Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Schultz speaks with the Council on Foreign Relations on the future of Afghanistan

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tammy S. Schultz moderates an event titled "Young Professionals briefing: the future of Afghanistan."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Ending Ukraine’s memory wars

Since 1991, Russia has sought to fuel memory wars as a way of preventing Ukraine from consolidating its statehood. However, recent research indicates that history can unite Ukrainians as well as dividing them.

UkraineAlert by Peter Pomerantsev, Nataliya Gumenyuk, Maria Montague

Democratic Transitions Disinformation

Thu, May 27, 2021

Viačorka on CNN: ‘No one can feel safe in Europe’

Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya's advisor Franak Viačorka and journalist Anne Applebaum tell CNN's Bianna Golodryga about the wider repercussions of Belarus's forced downing of a Ryanair plane.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus Democratic Transitions