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Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Russia’s collective punishment of the Crimean Tatars is a war crime

As Ukraine seeks international justice over the Russian seizure and occupation of Crimea, Kyiv should consider holding the Kremlin to account for the collective punishment of the Crimean Tatars.

UkraineAlert by Wayne Jordash and Anna Mykytenko

Conflict Human Rights

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Afghans’ views on the Doha peace process and the Biden administration’s review of the US-Taliban peace agreement

Over the last two years, many experts in Afghanistan and the international community have increasingly viewed the 2020 US-Taliban peace deal to be largely skewed to advantage the Taliban. The Biden administration’s step to review the agreement has thus been welcomed by many. In this blog, five Afghans who have lived under the increased threats and violence of the past year share their perspectives.

SouthAsiaSource by Makhfi Azizi

Afghanistan Human Rights

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Varshney joins NDTV’s Reality Check to discuss Disha, Dissent, and Democracy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections Human Rights

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Varshney joins the Watson Institute’s Trending Globally to discuss India and the US in a Time of Democratic Erosion

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Varshney in The Indian Express: India’s democratic exceptionalism is now withering away. The impact is also external

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Shahid joins PBS NewsHour to discuss the ongoing situation in Myanmar

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Democratic Transitions

Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Experts react: What’s behind the crisis in Georgia?

On February 23, Georgian authorities arrested a top opposition leader, sparking a new political crisis for the country. Experts react to the latest developments and what it means for the young democracy's future.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain and Shelby Magid

Democratic Transitions Human Rights

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

LTG Hooper participates in Harvard Kennedy School event

On February 22, FD NRSF LTG Charles Hooper was featured on a panel at a Harvard Kennedy School event titled “Diversity in the Services.” His remarks will focus on his path in the military and how the armed services can improve diversity and combat racism.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Eight reasons why the United States should promote Kashmir peace talks now

The time is ripe for Kashmir peace talks, and the Biden administration, with Secretary Blinken at the helm of foreign affairs, can play a constructive role in bringing India to the table. Why should the United States promote the Kashmir peace process? What could it realistically do?

SouthAsiaSource by Yelena Biberman

Civil Society Human Rights

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Chaudhary joins the American Pakistan Foundation to moderate a book talk: “The First Cell” by Dr. Azra Raza

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights