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Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Vladimir Putin has nothing but bad options in Belarus

Vladimir Putin knows his support for dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka is poisoning attitudes towards Russia in neighboring Belarus, but he cannot allow a democratic uprising to succeed so close to home.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Democratic Transitions

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: Democracy: The journey that has taken a wrong turn

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Corruption

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Varshney in the Indian Express: When history is written, US courts may be singled out for protecting nation’s election integrity

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Ashford quoted in The Atlantic: How can the United States spread democracy or act as an example for others if it barely has a functioning democracy at home?

On January 10, Emma Ashford’s was quoted in Thomas Wright’s article in The Atlantic entitled “The U.S. Must Now Repair Democracy at Home and Abroad.” More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Sat, Jan 9, 2021

Ashford quoted in Bloomberg: Ambitious foreign-policy goals are completely out of step with the realities of the country’s domestic political and economic dysfunction

On January 9, Emma Ashford was quoted in Hal Brands’ article in Bloomberg entitled “Turning its back on the world won’t help America heal”. The article referred to Emma’s blog published following the attack on the Capitol in Foreign Policy on January 7, entitled “America can’t promote democracy abroad. It can’t even protect it at […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss US Capitol Under Siege

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss US Capitol Under Siege

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Ashford in Foreign Policy: America Can’t Promote Democracy Abroad. It Can’t Even Protect It at Home.

On January 7, Emma Ashford wrote in Foreign Policy of the misplaced concern that domestic turmoil will undermine US foreign policy efforts: “How can anyone expect—as Joe Biden’s campaign promised—to “restore responsible American leadership on the world stage” if Americans cannot even govern themselves at home? How can the United States spread democracy or act […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Ukraine counting on Biden’s support in struggle against Russian authoritarianism

Many Ukrainians have high hopes for US President-elect Joe Biden. They see cause for encouragement in Biden’s nuanced understanding of Ukrainian affairs honed through years of engagement.

UkraineAlert by Kira Rudik

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

All roads lead to Ukraine in Putin’s global hybrid war

For the past seven years, Russia has been waging a campaign of hybrid hostilities against the West. This confrontation began in Ukraine, and events in Ukraine remain central to what has become a new Cold War.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Events

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Biden and Belarus: A strategy for the new administration

Online Event Joe Biden promised to return America to the world stage and support fellow democracies. Belarus may need this support most urgently.

2:00pm Belarus Civil Society Democratic Transitions Political Reform

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