Experts

Andy Carvin

Resident Senior Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Bronwyn Bruton

Director of Programs and Studies; Deputy Director, Africa Center

Africa Center

Carrie Lee

Senior Advisor, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center For Strategy and Security

Content

Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Nooruddin in Foreign Policy: inside Kashmir’s crisis—And what happens next

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

The IRGC should be held accountable for rights abuses

Up until recently, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was an organization relatively unknown to the American public. However, with the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran threatening to boil over into actual military confrontation, and the IRGC’s announcements of downing an American drone and seizing oil tankers, the increasing references to this group in the mainstream news and on social media may soon make it a household name.

IranSource by Gissou Nia

Human Rights Iran

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

How should the US approach LGBT rights in Africa?

The framing of LGBT rights as a form of neocolonialism has proven an effective tool for local politicians and religious leaders who wish to prevent progress on the issue – and who often form alliances with foreign religious groups and governments in the process.

AfricaSource by Stephanie Mithika

Africa English

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Hellyer quoted in Religion News Service on religious freedom

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Middle East

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Ullman in UPI: Failed government is the problem, not liberalism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

PACE sells out for 33 Million euros

On June 25, Russia was allowed back into the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) as a full voting member, after being expelled five years ago for its aggression in Ukraine. Through an innocuous sounding measure that pledged to strengthen the assembly’s decision-making processes on credentials and voting, 118 parliamentarians agreed to let […]

UkraineAlert by Andrej Lushnycky

Conflict Human Rights

Fri, May 31, 2019

What Ukraine’s new president cannot afford to overlook

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s resounding victory in April underscored Ukrainians’ desire for change. Proclaiming his commitment to overhauling the entire system, the new president has announced five short-term priorities: change the electoral law, restore criminal liability for unlawful enrichment, and remove the parliamentary immunity of deputies, as well as reform the legal system and eradicate corruption. […]

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Conflict Human Rights

Tue, May 7, 2019

Anti-LGBT Facebook Posts Proliferate in Georgia Before Tbilisi Pride

Anti-Western and far-right Facebook pages began to disseminate anti-LGBT content following the announcement of Georgia’s first-ever large-scale pride event.

Article by Eto Buziashvili

Disinformation English

Fri, May 3, 2019

Children as a tool: how Russia militarizes kids in the Donbas and Crimea

With an eye to the future, officials in the Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine are waging a campaign of “patriotic education” aimed at reaching the hearts and minds of those most susceptible to ideological persuasion: children. Russia has always used the militarization of public life to indoctrinate local populations and continues that practice today. Currently, thousands […]

UkraineAlert by Iryna Matviyishyn

Conflict Human Rights

Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Vladimir Putin does Shakespeare

Vladimir Putin’s newest display of talent is his excelling in theatrics. He recently elected to play Macbeth or Richard III. Having nothing left to offer Russia as the indices of immiseration pile up, Putin’s recourse to imperial theatrics has dramatically accelerated. But ultimately this performance, like those of his predecessors on stage and in reality, […]

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Conflict Human Rights