Engagement Reframed

May 12, 2022

Engagement Reframed #6: US Arctic policy should prioritize environmental protection

By Alec Evans

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine warrants a robust response from the West, but the United States and its allies cannot jeopardize the Arctic climate by refusing to work with all relevant parties, including those in Moscow.

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

May 9, 2022

Charai in the National Interest: “Under William J. Burns, the CIA Is Back”

By Atlantic Council

Few predicted that the CIA’s constant release of intelligence would unite the world against Russia. Now it has.

International Organizations Middle East

In the News

May 9, 2022

Manning in Foreign Policy: Locking China out of the global order could backfire

By Atlantic Council

On May 9, Robert Manning published an article in Foreign Policy questioning the assumption that excluding China from the global order benefits the long-term interests of the United States. “It may be that China is unshakably on a path to remake the world order on its terms and also, as a result of the Ukraine […]

China English


May 6, 2022

A conversation with Chidi Blyden, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs

Inaugural discussion on “Africa Center Strategic Sessions”, a new series highlighting security and defense matters in Africa, in a context of great powers competition.

Africa Conflict

Event Recap

May 6, 2022

Africa Center’s 2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues

With the IMF and World Bank Group Spring Meetings taking place from April 18th to the 22nd, the Africa Center convened the timely “2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues”, highlighting African views during the strategic gatherings around development matters.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

May 5, 2022

The Hill covered the Israel Initiative’s event with Ambassador to Israel, Thomas R. Nides

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Human Rights

In the News

Apr 28, 2022

Ashford in NPR’s On Point: The risks and rationale of expanding NATO

By Atlantic Council

On April 28, Emma Ashford was featured in NPR’s On Point to discuss the question of Finnish and Swedish membership in NATO. “Extending NATO’s tripwire right up to Russia’s borders isn’t risk free. “’It makes a lot of sense for states that have fears about Russian aggression to want to come in, particularly under the […]

Conflict Eastern Europe

In the News

Apr 28, 2022

Shapiro quoted in the Jewish Insider the lasting impacts of U.S. veto power on the UN Security Council

By Atlantic Council

International Organizations Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Apr 23, 2022

Lipsky quoted in Associated Press on how Russia benefits from the US calling for its removal from the G20

Read the full article here.

Economy & Business European Union


Apr 22, 2022

Putin’s Unholy War

By Knox Thames

Vladimir Putin's unholy war in Ukraine has sought to exploit centuries of shared Orthodox faith but the ongoing invasion has only served to expose the growing gulf separating modern Ukraine from Russia.

Civil Society Conflict