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New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

Nov 24, 2021

Embracing Afghan refugees is a strategic opportunity for the US

New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

More than simply a humanitarian gesture, it represents the best possible continuation of US foreign policy.

Afghanistan Human Rights

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 23, 2021

Lukashenka, Putin, and the art of geopolitical extortion

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

The Putin-Lukashenka axis of autocrats is engaging in repeated acts of geopolitical extortion. Rewarding this with phone calls, summits, and concessions will only encourage more dangerous behavior.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Nov 23, 2021

Vladimir Putin is testing the “weak” West in Ukraine and Poland

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Russia's current military build-up on the Ukrainian border is part of Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against the democratic world and an attempt to exploit what many in the Kremlin perceive to be Western "weakness."

Belarus Conflict

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 21, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine and discuss solutions to the Belarus-Poland border crisis

In the News by Atlantic Council

On November 19, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In the column, they debate intentions behind Russia’s latest military buildup near Ukraine and discuss possible solutions to the Belarus-Poland border crisis, including short-term liberalization of […]

Crisis Management Eastern Europe

Infographic by Eva Lardizabal

Nov 18, 2021

Infographic: Why North America matters?

Infographic by Eva Lardizabal

Ahead of the 2021 North American Leaders' Summit, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center highlights the importance of North American cooperation on issues such as health, commerce and investment, security, and migration.

Americas Economy & Business

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 17, 2021

Belarus border crisis: Putin acts as Lukashenka’s willing enabler

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's manufactured migrant crisis on the EU border is entirely in step with the hybrid war against the Western world being waged by his sole international patron, Vladimir Putin.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Nov 15, 2021

Escalating Belarus border crisis could pose a security threat to Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

The escalating migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border poses a potential threat to Ukraine, which shares a long and vulnerable 1,000 km border with Belarus and could serve as an alternative route into the EU.

Belarus Conflict

BelarusAlert by Alesia Rudnik

Nov 15, 2021

Belarus dictator turns hybrid war into humanitarian crisis

BelarusAlert by Alesia Rudnik

By weaponizing migrants in his hybrid war against the European Union, Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has created an escalating humanitarian crisis on his country's border with Poland.

Belarus European Union

BelarusAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Nov 14, 2021

Belarus border crisis marks dangerous escalation in Putin’s hybrid war

BelarusAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

As tensions on the EU border with Belarus escalate, Europe is waking up to the fact that the man responsible for the crisis is not Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka but his patron Vladimir Putin.

Belarus Conflict

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 11, 2021

Kohistany in King 5 on her efforts to relocate Afghan refugees.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Lyla Kohistany speaks on King 5 news about her organization's role in helping Afghan refugees.

Afghanistan Civil Society