May 24, 2023

Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard: Does the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review make the grade?

By Atlantic Council

Experts at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security went through the Department of Homeland Security’s capstone strategy document and handed out their grades.

Extremism Migration

New Atlanticist

May 3, 2023

It’s broken: The humanitarian response is keeping Syrians in a loop of helplessness

By Arwa Damon

The Atlantic Council's Arwa Damon shares insights from a recent visit to Idlib province in northwestern Syria, where the humanitarian situation remains dire.

Crisis Management Human Rights


Apr 25, 2023

Russia’s invasion highlights the need to invest more in Ukrainian studies

By Oleksandra Gaidai

The full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the need for greater international investment into Ukrainian studies but has also created huge challenges for Ukrainian academia, writes Oleksandra Gaidai.

Civil Society Conflict


Apr 12, 2023

Impact investing can help rebuild an inclusive, resilient Turkey after the earthquakes

By Selen Ucak

In the wake of Turkey's devastating earthquakes, investing in sustainable solutions for the displaced is crucial.

Entrepreneurship Inclusive Growth


Apr 6, 2023

Anti-war Russians struggle to be heard

By Christopher Isajiw

The Kremlin has worked hard to create the impression of overwhelming Russian public support for the invasion of Ukraine but anti-war sentiment may become more visible if Putin's army suffers further battlefield defeats, writes Christopher Isajiw.

Civil Society Conflict


Mar 28, 2023

Russia’s Ukraine invasion is eroding Kremlin influence in Kazakhstan

By Kamila Auyezova

The invasion of Ukraine was meant to advance Vladimir Putin’s vision of a revived Russian Empire. Instead, it is forcing other neighboring countries like Kazakhstan to urgently reassess their own relationships with Moscow.

Central Asia Civil Society


Mar 17, 2023

Turkey and Syria’s devastating earthquakes send a reminder to the world: Don’t leave Syrians behind

By Pınar Dost

The disastrous earthquakes have brought the forgotten fate of Syrians and of Syria to the forefront of the US agenda in the region. They must not be forgotten again.

Conflict Migration

Issue Brief

Feb 27, 2023

Beyond the US-Mexico border: Destination of final goods, environmental impact, and future scenarios for border relations

By Atlantic Council

Three complementary analyses on the value and final destination of northbound commercial trade flows; the environmental impact of idling vehicles at the US-Mexico border; and three potential scenarion for the future of US-Mexico relations.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Feb 24, 2023

One year, eight world-changing numbers. Quantifying Russia’s war in Ukraine.

By Atlantic Council experts

Experts from across the Atlantic Council have drawn up the figures they believe best illustrate all the ways this war has shaken the world.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Feb 16, 2023

Gadzala Tirziu in The New York Sun on Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s role as “Europe’s gatekeeper”

On February 9, Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Aleksandra Gadzala Tirziu published a piece in The New York Sun on the role of Italy's new Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, in securing Western European borders. To curb the entry of migrants, the Meloni administration has recently taken measures to complicate migrant-aid services, such as the work of charity ships that ferry migrants across the Mediterranean.

Italy Migration