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Blog PostJan 5, 2022
Infographic: What’s ahead for Venezuela after January 5, 2022
Three years since the interim government came to be, Venezuela’s political crisis remains unresolved. Opposition forces continue to face deep challenges – both internal and external – to restore democratic institutions. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council created an infographic that looks back at the interim government’s trajectory since 2019 and […]
BelarusAlertNov 23, 2021
Lukashenka, Putin, and the art of geopolitical extortion
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.
UkraineAlertNov 23, 2021
Vladimir Putin is testing the “weak” West in Ukraine and Poland
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."
In the NewsNov 21, 2021
Kroenig and Ashford debate Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine and discuss solutions to the Belarus-Poland border crisis
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 […]
InfographicNov 18, 2021
Infographic: Why North America matters?
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.
BelarusAlertNov 17, 2021
Belarus border crisis: Putin acts as Lukashenka’s willing enabler
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.
UkraineAlertNov 15, 2021
Escalating Belarus border crisis could pose a security threat to Ukraine
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.