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Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Belarus dissident death in Ukraine fuels fears over Lukashenka death squads

The suspicious death of exiled Belarus dissident Vital Shyshou in Kyiv this week is fueling speculation over dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's use of death squads to eliminate political opponents across Europe.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Non-Traditional Threats

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Manning in the Hill: Bye-bye, Bitcoin

On July 25, Manning published an op-ed in The Hill calling for the banning of cryptocurrencies, which quickly accrued more than a million views. “But the insidious new industry of cyber hacking and ransomware is an unacceptable disruptive threat to American economic security. It is a problem that is growing, not subsiding. And the proliferation […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Digital Currencies

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

The US needs better tools to fight transnational repression. Here’s where to start.

As autocrats reach beyond their borders to punish their opponents, the United States must meet the challenge by preparing effective, forward-thinking policy.

New Atlanticist by Gissou Nia

Human Rights International Organizations

Mon, Jul 19, 2021

FAST THINKING: A turning point on Chinese hacking

What does NATO’s buy-in mean for the world’s response to Chinese hacking? What tools do these allies have to fight back? Our experts messaged us (securely) with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Warrick testifies for the House Committee on Homeland Security

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick testifies for House Committee on Homeland Security.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Hu on the Scott Amyx Show on countering violent extremism and AI

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu speaks with Scott Amyx on his podcast "The Innovating with Scott Amyx Show."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Wed, Jul 7, 2021

Lukashenka vs. Europe

The autocratic regime of Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka is intensifying its ongoing cold war against Europe via a series of threats to block trade routes along with ongoing moves to flood the EU with illegal migrants.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus European Union

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Belarus dictator weaponizes illegal migrants against EU

Kremlin-backed Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has recently begun weaponizing migrants in his escalating confrontation with the European Union and neighboring countries Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Migration

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Preble on the Net Assessment podcast: learning from SolarWinds

On June 24, Christopher Preble and co-hosts explored Marcus Willett’s article in Survival “Lessons of the SolarWinds Hack”. They explored the distinction between cyber espionage and cyber defense, considered the implications of the offense-defense balance in cyberspace, and reviewed possible global norms that can be put in place to limit the harm caused by malicious […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity English

Sun, Jun 13, 2021

Deni in the The Hill: Biden’s agenda in Geneva – remind Putin of consequences for Russian malign behavior

Deni writes in The Hill that there are two reasons why a US-Russia summit makes for good policy and good politics at this moment

In the News by John R. Deni

Arms Control Europe & Eurasia