Blog Post

Jan 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 […]

Americas Democratic Transitions

Future of DHS

Dec 13, 2021

Warrick in Bloomberg Government on DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick comments on the importance of DHS Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans.

Extremism Intelligence

In the News

Nov 26, 2021

Dungan quoted in The Washington Post on migration dispute between France and UK

Migration Western Europe

New Atlanticist

Nov 24, 2021

Embracing Afghan refugees is a strategic opportunity for the US

By Sarah Dawn Petrin

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

Afghanistan Human Rights


Nov 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.

Belarus Conflict


Nov 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."

Belarus Conflict

In the News

Nov 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 […]

Crisis Management Eastern Europe


Nov 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.

Americas Economy & Business


Nov 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.

Belarus Conflict


Nov 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.

Belarus Conflict