Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: Middle East

In every US presidential election since the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Middle East and North Africa has been a top foreign policy issue. The 2020 presidential election is no different.

Elections 2020 by Middle East Programs

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Nawaz joins Haider Mehdi to discuss his book, “The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighborhood”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Mon, Aug 24, 2020

Warrick quoted in the Washington Post on preventing US election-related unrest

Thomas Warrick—director of the Future of DHS Project—warned in this Washington Post article of the risk of escalating violence around the US election and suggested that politicians and government officials can work to reduce, rather than incite, that violence. More about our experts

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Elections

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Investigative Reporter, Jared Holt

The DFRLab Coffee Break is a video series meant to discuss how disinformation and digital change affect industries, policy making, and society with a community of experts, academics, and leaders from around the world. Our guest for this conversation is Jared Holt, investigative reporter for Right-Wing Watch and host of the SH!TPOST Podcast. With DFRLab […]

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Disinformation Extremism

Tue, May 12, 2020

Putin’s Russia has weaponized World War II

Vladimir Putin has turned the Red Army role in WWII into a victory cult designed to rebuild post-Soviet Russia's national pride and provide justification for Moscow's aggressive foreign policy in Ukraine and beyond.

UkraineAlert by Volodymyr Yelchenko

Conflict Eastern Europe

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Why Azov should not be designated a foreign terrorist organization

The authors of a recent New York Times op-ed produce no clear proof of ongoing links between American right-wing terrorists and a unit within Ukraine’s Interior Ministry.

UkraineAlert by Anton Shekhovtsov

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Reverberations from Soleimani death requires vigilance in NYC

NYC has been an iconic target for potential terrorist attacks as it is seen as the ultimate symbol of American power. After Soleimani, it is with high confidence that the threat of retaliation by Hezbollah in New York City is seen as a genuine threat which must be treated with extreme vigilance.

MENASource by Mitchell Silber and Ioan Pop

Extremism Intelligence

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Ahmad in The Hill: America’s ‘catastrophic success’ in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Atallah quoted in Fox News on US counterterrorism concerns following the Pensacola shooting

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Fri, Nov 8, 2019

The death of Baghdadi: How ISIS used al-Qaeda’s mistakes to grow a caliphate

Optimistic predictions about the end of the Islamic State (ISIS) surged in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s October 27 press conference announcing the death of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but prove misguided in the long term. The threat posed by ISIS remains high, particularly outside the para-state’s previously held territories in […]

SyriaSource by Amanda E. Rogers

Extremism Iraq