Mon, Sep 27, 2021

FAST THINKING: Germany’s ‘messy’ post-Merkel moment

What could Germany’s next government look like? And what will it mean for Europe and the wider world? Our experts capture the zeitgeist.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Coalition crazy: Here’s how Germany’s new government could shake out

Germany's federal elections could send Europe’s largest economy into messy, months-long coalition negotiations.

New Atlanticist by Jörn Fleck

Elections Eurozone

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Rigged vote highlights growing gulf between Putin’s Russia and democratic Ukraine

Russia's deeply flawed recent parliamentary election was a reminder of the growing gulf between the increasingly authoritarian country and the fledgling democratic political culture taking root in neighboring Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Why we must not recognize Russia’s fraudulent election

Russia's parliamentary elections failed to meet even the most basic democratic standards and served to illustrate the country's slide into dictatorship under Vladimir Putin, says Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

How Russia made Apple and Google complicit in its internet crackdown

Just as voting opened in Russia, Apple and Google deleted an app from their stores published by Alexei Navalny's team designed to deliver candidate recommendations. Here's why that signals an international problem.

New Atlanticist by Dylan Myles-Primakoff, Justin Sherman

Cybersecurity Elections

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

What these Russian elections will reveal about the Kremlin’s power

They're the last big test for the Kremlin before the 2024 presidential election.

New Atlanticist by Brian Whitmore

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the brewing refugee crisis in Eastern Europe and the new Taliban government

On September 10, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss Belarus’ attempt to inundate Eastern Europe with migrants, threats to democracy in Brazil, and the newly announced Taliban government in Afghanistan.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Belarus

Wed, Sep 1, 2021

Katz quoted in Arabi21 on the future political implications of Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Arabic

Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Struggle for a democratic Belarus enters second year

Twelve months since Belarusians first shocked the world with an unprecedented wave of protests against dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka, the nation’s biggest post-Soviet political crisis is still far from resolved.

UkraineAlert by Vladislav Davidzon

Belarus Civil Society

Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Nooruddin quoted in laRazón: Election 2019, a shame in Bolivia? If it was one of the best achieved

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections


Thu, Sep 30, 2021

#GermanyVotes election roundup: Reactions from Europe and beyond

Online Event After votes have been tallied in Germany, join the Europe Center to react to the latest news from the German leadership contest.

8:30am Elections Germany Western Europe