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Thu, Aug 19, 2021

FAST THINKING: Was the war worth it? Afghanistan’s former ambassador to the US, Roya Rahmani, weighs in

Long-time diplomat and steadfast women’s rights champion Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's former ambassador to the United States, joins South Asia Center Director Irfan Nooruddin for a special episode of Fast Thinking to share her thoughts on whether the war in Afghanistan was worth it, the crucial role of women in the country's future, and how to evaluate the Taliban’s promises.

Fast Thinking by Irfan Nooruddin

Afghanistan Education

Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Chhibber on Economic Times: What India needs to do to fulfill its tryst with destiny

In the News

Economy & Business Education

Thu, Aug 5, 2021

Here’s what we’re reading this summer

Even in the depths of summer, our deeply thoughtful (and widely read) staff at the Atlantic Council keep their mental gears churning. Here are some summer reading suggestions from us for the beach, mountains, or backyard.

New Atlanticist by Andrew R. Marshall

Civil Society Education

Sat, Jul 31, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: We’re not in the clear yet, so here’s what to read while you wait

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which there are plenty of bookworms.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

An “illiterate generation”—one of Iraq’s untold pandemic stories

The devastating impacts of COVID-19, coupled with years of spillover effects of violent conflict and extremism, have already proved to be detrimental to students whose education and future career ambitions already receive limited attention.

MENASource by Hezha Barzani

Education Iraq

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Goldin quoted in Politico on World Youth Skills Day

Read the whole article here.

In the News by Nicole Goldin

Economy & Business Education

Wed, Jul 7, 2021

Escape from empire: Ukraine’s post-Soviet national awakening

The evolution of Ukrainian national identity since 1991 has had repercussions far beyond Ukraine’s borders that have transformed the geopolitical climate and plunged the world into a new Cold War.

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Conflict Education

Fri, Jun 18, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The G7’s pandemic plans, a ‘variant of concern,’ and alarm bells in Africa

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which Africa faces lasting pandemic and vaccination problems.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Event recap | Reimagining education in a rapidly changing era

A GeoTech Hour discussion exploring how to link education to the jobs of today and tomorrow, to ensure what people learning gives them the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge to succeed amid global change.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Education Technology & Innovation

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: NATO’s defense against pandemics, US vaccine diplomacy, and a new era in finance

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which there's a grassroots disturbance in high finance.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education