In the News

Sep 24, 2021

Peek quoted in Digital Journal on the launch of Delphia’s new alternative investment newsletter, “Alt Class”

By Atlantic Council

Entrepreneurship Internet
A top-down view of a workspace including coffee, papers bearing the State Department logo, a laptop, a smartphone, and highlighters

Issue Brief

Sep 15, 2021

Upgrading US public diplomacy: A new approach for the age of memes and disinformation

By Marta Churella, Wren Elhai, Amirah Ismail, Naima Green-Riley, Graham Lampa, Molly Moran, Jeff Ridenour, Dan Spokojny, and Megan Tetrick

A group of current and former State Department officials offer a set of principles and actions the Biden administration can adopt to strengthen US outreach efforts to overseas publics.

Civil Society Internet


Sep 7, 2021

Ukraine’s digital revolution is gaining momentum

By Mykhailo Fedorov

September marks the second anniversary of Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation. The Ministry can report significant progress in turning President Zelenskyy's dreams of a digital revolution into reality.

Digital Policy Internet

In the News

Aug 31, 2021

Hu in Foreign Policy on Afghanistan evacuations

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Evanna Hu quoted in Foreign Policy on evacuations in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Civil Society

In the News

Aug 30, 2021

Ghori-Ahmad quoted in CNN Business on the Taliban’s social media dilemma

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Aug 26, 2021

Before the Taliban took Afghanistan, it took the internet

By Emerson T. Brooking

This is how the Afghan Taliban waged—and won—a generation-long information war.

Afghanistan Conflict

The 5×5

Aug 25, 2021

The 5×5—Cyber capacity and conflict in Africa

By Simon Handler

We brought together a panel of contributors with various perspectives on the region to break down the state of cybersecurity in Africa and explore where investments in cyber capacity could go the furthest.

Africa Cybersecurity

In the News

Aug 24, 2021

Warrick in POLITICO on Afghan data security

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas S. Warrick speaks to POLITICO on Afghan data in the hands of the Taliban.

Afghanistan Crisis Management

In the News

Aug 20, 2021

Jensen quoted in the New York Times on the Taliban and social media

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Ben Jensen quoted by the New York Times on the Taliban and social media.

Afghanistan Conflict


Aug 19, 2021

Making the most of Ukraine’s tech talent

By Constantine Yevtushenko

Ukraine's IT sector is playing an increasingly important role in the country's economic growth. The key now is to build the right ecosystem to allow Ukraine's tech talent to flourish, says Constantine Yevtushenko.

Digital Policy Economy & Business