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Thu, Apr 22, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing March 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Will events in Chad force a reset of Sahel strategy?

In the last week, several columns of rebel fighters have entered Chad from neighboring Libya with the intention of unseating long-time strongman and friend of the West Idriss Déby Itno, Chad’s ruler for the past thirty years. How France and the United States respond may cause repercussions for years to come.

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Conflict

Thu, Apr 8, 2021

Beyond the war: The history of French-Libyan relations

On February 23, 2011, French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared to the world his revulsion at the brutalities taking place in Libya: “The international community cannot remain a spectator to all the massive violations of human rights,” he said. Much had changed in the relationship between Sarkozy and Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi since the latter’s visit to France in 2007. Much has also changed in Libya and the rest of the world since these declarations were uttered and the ensuing intervention by NATO began.

Issue Brief by Farah Rasmi

Conflict France

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Event recap: “Whose voices count on Afghanistan? The politics of knowledge production”

On April 1, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted an event on the politics of knowledge production in Afghanistan and how we can make the policy space more representative and reflective of the peoples, histories, and realities on the ground.

Event Recaps by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Civil Society

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Strapped for dollars, the Syrian government is forcing its citizens to pay up

A decade since the start of the popular uprising, the Syrian lira is in an unprecedented freefall after years of armed conflict, an economic crisis in neighboring Lebanon, deep-seated corruption and cronyism, and Western economic sanctions targeting Syrian government officials as well as Syrian-operated industries.

MENASource by Reem Salahi

Human Rights Middle East

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Davidzon in The Critic: Amnesty International is wrong to brand Alexei Navalny an anti-hero

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Corruption

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Cimmino in Providence: Integrate religious freedom into the next National Security Strategy

Global Strategy Initiative assistant director Jeffrey Cimmino argues the United States should integrate religious freedom as a foreign policy tool in the next National Security Strategy, citing its importance for well-functioning democracies and its possible uses in great-power competition with China.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Hu interviewed by Government Matters on need for diversity

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu published an article in the Hill titled "Defense acquisition reform is critical going forward."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Event recap: “Women’s gains in Afghanistan: Leadership and peace”

The Atlantic Council, in partnership with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council and the American Council on Women, Peace and Security, hosted a conversation on the efforts made by Afghan women and their US partners to improve women’s leadership opportunities in Afghanistan, what these improvements mean for Afghan women, and the critical role women play in Afghanistan’s aspirations for long-term peace.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Human Rights

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Protecting the world’s trans population requires political representation

There is one group of women that has been left behind in conversations about gender-based issues: trans women. Global leaders must change the narrative to advance a trans-inclusive agenda

New Atlanticist by Joseph Rojas, Jr.

Human Rights Latin America

Events

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 2

Public Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

5:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 1

Online Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

12:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights