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Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Finally some progress in Ukraine

In October, Ukraine made real progress on the anti-corruption fight.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Corruption

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Bolivia reflects the deep polarization crisis in Latin America

The departure of former Bolivian President Evo Morales amid allegations of electoral fraud, coupled with political instability in several Latin American countries and the long-standing crisis in Venezuela, means that “the one constant in the region is uncertainty," Jason Marczak says

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Elections

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Bitter harvest

Moscow is not eager to deal in the Normandy Four format with a Ukrainian president who has turned out to be a stronger defender of Ukraine’s interests than it anticipated.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Conflict Crisis Management

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

We must never stop tearing down walls

If there is one thing to learn from history it is that no accomplishment is complete or forever. There is always some wall, in literal or figurative sense, being built or rebuilt somewhere.

New Atlanticist by Jakub Wiśniewski

Central Europe Democratic Transitions

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Why Andriy Bohdan is the wrong man for the time

Despite his age, Bohdan has shown himself to be yesterday’s man. His personal profile is not indicative of the values that the public expects from its new generation of political leaders.

UkraineAlert by Yuri Polakiwsky

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Iraq’s government cannot reform itself

The Iraqi government, as it is constituted now and despite all past and present promises and claims to the contrary, does not have the political will or the capacity to deliver good governance. That is why the first demand of the protesters is for the government to step aside and be replaced—hopefully peacefully by constitutional steps—by an emergency administration.

New Atlanticist by Samir Sumaidaie

Democratic Transitions Iraq

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Hudson joins the CSIS Into Africa podcast to discuss Sudan’s transition

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Another one to watch

Ukraine needs more people with rich experience like Leonid Antonenko's to dig into the data and speak out.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Corruption

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

This should be Zelenskyy’s next big push

Ukraine now has a chance to take the radical steps needed to re-build the SBU and establish a genuine security service under firm democratic control.

UkraineAlert by Sergii Bondarchuk

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Assessing Zelenskyy’s first six months

In general, it seems that Zelenskyy believes all complex issues have simple solutions.

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Democratic Transitions Political Reform