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Event Recap

Aug 10, 2022

Event recap: Should overseas Pakistanis have a vote in Pakistan?

By Vrinda Batra

On August 4, 2022, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center along with the Muslim American Leadership Alliance hosted an in-person conversation on the history, politicization, and future of overseas voting in Pakistan.

Civil Society Elections

AC Selects

Aug 5, 2022

AC Selects: China’s elite politics and overseas voting in Pakistan

Events from week of August 5, 2022 Last week, the Global China Hub hosted Victor Shih, Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego to explore whether Xi Jinping can replicate Mao Zedong’s successful strategy to maintain power. Meanwhile, the South Asia Center and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance convened its experts to discuss […]

China Conflict

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Hong Kong? | A Debrief from Nathan Law

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Nathan Law, a Hong Kong democracy activist currently in exile in London.

China Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What does the Tory leadership contest say about race in Britain? | A Debrief from Tomiwa Owolade

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Tomiwa Owolade, contributing writer to the New Statesman magazine, on how the political advancement of ethnic minority politicians reflects on British society at large.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Bye Boris Special: Now what? | A Debrief from Tom McTague

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Tom McTague, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, to discuss what to watch out for in both the Conservative Party and British politics in the near future.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

MENASource

Jul 22, 2022

Tunisia is the sole survivor of the Arab Spring. It was nice while it lasted.

By Tommaso Virgili

On July 25, Tunisians return to the polls for a historical vote: a referendum on whether to repeal the democratically-drafted constitution of 2014 and replace it with a new charter immaculately conceived by President Kais Saied.

Elections Middle East

In the News

Jul 22, 2022

Nooruddin featured in Outlook India: Coalition games: stability and coherence, the defining features of coalition governments

By Atlantic Council

Elections India

In the News

Jul 21, 2022

Davidson in The National Interest: Has Draghi’s fall broken Western unity on Ukraine?

By Atlantic Council

On July 21, nonresident senior fellow Jason Davidson wrote in The National Interest about how the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi may have consequences for Western unity on the war in Ukraine. “Draghi’s resignation will likely fundamentally change Italy’s stance on the war and posture toward Russia. Current polling suggests that the Right is likely […]

Defense Policy Elections

MENASource

Jul 21, 2022

Tunisia has a referendum on July 25. Few have as much stake in it as Algeria does.

By Andrew G. Farrand

Algeria has invested in Tunisia's stability for years, providing it with cheap natural gas, governmental loans, and other bilateral support.

Elections Middle East

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lipsky cited in the Wall Street Journal on G7 leaders’ discussions of shared economic problems

Read the full article here.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

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