Issue BriefMar 27, 2023
The future of women in India: Barriers, facilitators and opportunities
By Amita N. Vyas, Misha Iqbal, Capucine Querenet, Harris Samad, Irfan Nooruddin
This issue brief describes cross-cutting themes, a proposed theory of change, and recommendations that emerged from the Atlantic Council and US Department of State expert convening, “Future of Women and Work in South Asia” on how to foster cross-sectoral collaboration and catalyze knowledge sharing to support women’s economic empowerment in South Asia.
Event RecapMar 24, 2023
Trajectories of Iraqi youth two decades after the 2003 invasion: Between aspirations and reality
By Britt Gronemeyer
On March 20, 2023, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted a discussion with a number of young Iraqi civil society activists and prospective leaders to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the 2003 Iraq invasion.
MENASourceMar 16, 2023
I was once denied an education in Iraq. This is why the Taliban’s prohibition on female education matters.
By Nibras Basitkey
As an Iraqi refugee who understands the importance of education, I recognize that achieving gender parity in education is critical for Afghanistan’s long-term economic growth and prosperity.
UkraineAlertJan 4, 2023
Ukraine’s growing veteran community will shape the country’s future
By Aleksander Cwalina, Benton Coblentz
Ukraine's rapidly expanding veteran community can make a major contribution to the country's post-war future but will require a range of support measures in order to reintegrate into civilian life successfully.
UkraineAlertDec 7, 2022
Melinda Haring: Ukraine’s unquenchable thirst for freedom inspires me
By Melinda Haring
Melinda Haring signs off on eight years at the Atlantic Council with love letter to Ukraine recounting how the East European country captured her heart with its intoxicating lust for life and unquenchable thirst for freedom.
UkraineAlertOct 11, 2022
Six things you (yes, you!) can do now to help Ukraine
By Melinda Haring
With the winter season fast approaching and Vladimir Putin launching a campaign against Ukrainian civilian infrastructure, it is more important than ever to maintain support for Ukraine. Melinda Haring has some ideas.
Issue BriefSep 20, 2022
PACC2030: Quick wins for a US-Caribbean partnership on climate and energy resilience
By Wazim Mowla, Riyad Insanally
PACC2030’s success is crucial for CARICOM countries and the United States, and it needs to deliver in the short term to generate confidence that the United States is committed to a sustainable partnership.
UkraineAlertSep 20, 2022
Weaponizing education: Russia targets schoolchildren in occupied Ukraine
By Oleksandr Pankieiev
The Kremlin is attempting to impose the russification of Ukrainian schoolchildren in occupied areas as part of Moscow's campaign to extinguish Ukrainian statehood and eradicate all traces of Ukrainian national identity.
UkraineAlertSep 13, 2022
Ukraine is winning but needs weapons to end Russia’s genocidal occupation
By Kristina Hook
Ukraine's recent Kharkiv counteroffensive was a major breakthrough but the country's Western partners must now deliver more weapons in order to achieve a decisive victory and end Russia's genocidal occupation.