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

Sun, Feb 21, 2021

Biden’s ‘inflection point’ for democracies poses historic challenge for the US and allies

The Biden administration will need to develop a far more creative, intensive, and collaborative give-and-take approach to its Asian and European allies than perhaps ever before. Galvanizing international common cause has seldom been this important, but it also perhaps has never been this difficult.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China Crisis Management

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

How the US should respond to the coup in Myanmar

The Biden administration’s announcement that it will freeze one billion dollars of Myanmar government funds held in US banks will squeeze military leaders. But sanctions cannot be the only tool that the United States deploys.

New Atlanticist by Andrea R. Mihailescu

Economic Sanctions Elections

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Reboot or repeat? US-Pakistan relations after the Daniel Pearl ruling

Pakistan was likely hoping for a reset with the new Biden administration, one that could refocus relations on the country’s most pressing issues. But those hopes have been dashed by The Supreme Court of Pakistan's recent decision on the Daniel Pearl case.

New Atlanticist by Safiya Ghori-Ahmad

International Norms Media

Tue, Feb 2, 2021

Kroenig featured by Lowy Institute in new interactive project

On February 2, Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was featured as an expert in the Lowy Institute’s interactive project debating “The United States and the Rules-Based Order.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Nawaz joins CGTN to discuss How will Joe Biden deal with the China-U.S. relations?

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Indo-Pacific

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Xi Jinping at the virtual Davos: Multilateralism with Chinese characteristics

While international cooperation within multilateral frameworks is indeed crucial in addressing many of the serious challenges presently facing the world, it is important to recognize that not all calls for multilateralism are the same. And Xi’s vision of multilateralism differs in key respects from the conceptions of multilateralism espoused by much of the world.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Bhasan Char: An inflection point in the Rohingya refugee crisis?

On December 4, 2020, Dhaka followed through on its promise to move refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, starting a new, unpredictable chapter in the Rohingya crisis. However, Bhasan Char does not solve these problems as much as it relocates them. Separating some refugees from others does not address the underlying drivers of crime within the refugee camps. If anything, relocation splinters aid response, and further attenuates humanitarian space.

SouthAsiaSource by Imrul Islam

Bangladesh Civil Society

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Threaten decisive nuclear retaliation: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO should thwart Russian use of nuclear weapons by threatening certain retaliation.

NATO 20/2020 by David Gompert and Hans Binnendijk

Arms Control Defense Policy

Sun, Jan 17, 2021

Here’s how Trump’s parting acts have improved Biden’s shot at history

The past days’ events have greatly improved Biden’s chance of being the sort of transformative president who comes along only every generation or so.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms