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UkraineAlert

Jun 7, 2022

Only total defeat in Ukraine can cure Russia of its imperialism

By Dennis Soltys

Despite collapsing in 1917 and 1991, today's Russia remains an unapologetically imperialistic power. Unless Putin's invasion of Ukraine ends in unambiguous defeat, we will soon witness a new round on imperial aggression.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Jun 7, 2022

As Europe withdraws from Mali, Russia gets the upper hand

By Marie Jourdain, Petr Tůma

While Ukraine has rightfully become the utmost security priority for the EU, it would be a mistake to forget about the bloc's major challenge in the Sahel.

Conflict Defense Policy

UkraineAlert

Jun 3, 2022

Imperial myths and genocidal realities: 100 days of Putin’s Ukraine War

By Nestor Barchuk

Putin’s Ukraine war relies on a series of propaganda myths that reflect modern Russia’s failure to break with its imperialistic past. If Europe wants to achieve a lasting peace, it must work toward a post-imperial Russia.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

In the News

May 25, 2022

Polymeropoulos in the Washington Examiner on gun control

By Atlantic Council

Marc Polymeropoulos discusses his long career in public service and motivation to speak up on the gun control debate.

Extremism National Security

In the News

May 24, 2022

Slavin quoted in The New Arab on how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is strengthening Iran’s influence in Syria

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

In the News

May 17, 2022

Iran Initiative event on the Taliban was mentioned in Politico’s National Security Daily newsletter

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Extremism

In the News

May 17, 2022

Khoury joins CGTN to discuss the political impacts of Lebanon’s election results and Hezbollah losses

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Democratic Transitions

In the News

May 17, 2022

Daoud quoted in The Times of Israel on Hezbollah’s losses in Lebanese elections

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

UkraineAlert

May 8, 2022

Vladimir Putin’s WWII victory cult is a recipe for international aggression

By Andrej Lushnycky

Vladimir Putin has transformed Russia's traditional Victory Day commemorations marking the defeat of Nazi Germany into a nationalistic celebration of militarism that helps justify Moscow's war of aggression in Ukraine.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

May 4, 2022

Manning in The Hill: What if the post-American Middle East actually works?

By Atlantic Council

On May 4, Robert Manning published his bi-weekly column in The Hill, which asked whether a Middle East with a diminished US presence may function better than it has with heavy US interference. “There tends to be a false choice framed as the U.S. leaving the Middle East or staying. Neither is right. In fact, […]

English Extremism

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