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

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Chris Murphy: Healing at home shouldn’t stop the United States from its democracy work abroad

The riot at the Capitol on January 6 brought American democracy “to its knees,” US Senator Chris Murphy observed just over a week after the shock to the nation. But that shouldn’t prevent the United States from trying to both “self-correct domestically” and “do the work of democracy promotion.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

International Norms National Security

Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Trump’s resignation would be the best path to US healing—and global effectiveness

As unlikely as it seems that Trump would step down, his resignation in the next week would serve him and the country best.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

FAST THINKING: How the Capitol riot was coordinated online

The team at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab has conducted exhaustive research into how the event happened, combing through social media and other networks frequented by the far right. Let’s break down what they found.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

International Norms National Security

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

It all depends on what happens next

A mob summoned by the US president halted democracy in America. The long-term damage to the country depends on what happens next.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried

Elections International Norms

Wed, Jan 6, 2021

Learning from the abyss on Capitol Hill. What now?

The trauma should prompt us to redouble our efforts within the United States and among allies and partners to simultaneously strengthen our principles and our bonds.

New Atlanticist by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

End the Russian veto on Georgian accession: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Admitting Georgia to NATO without extending an Article 5 guarantee to the Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Regions can fulfill the promise of the Bucharest Summit.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Europe & Eurasia International Norms

Sun, Jan 3, 2021

Kroenig featured in the Daily Signal’s reading list

On January 3, Deputy Director of the Scowcroft CenterMatthew Kroenig was featured in the Daily Signal’s article featuring twenty-six books to read in 2021 as recommended by The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America.

In the News by Atlantic Council

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Fri, Jan 29, 2021

Future foreign policy series featuring Rep. Ro Khanna

Online Event The Atlantic Council's New American Engagement Initiative presents a conversation featuring Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA 17th District) in discussion with Vox's Jen Kirby.

3:00pm Arms Control Conflict International Norms Middle East

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