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Sun, May 31, 2020

To stop Putin, the Western world must revisit the 1994 Budapest Memorandum

Ukraine's Deputy PM for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksii Reznikov says trust must be rebuilt before there can be peace with Russia. Returning to the framework of the Budapest Memorandum would be a step in the right direction, he argues.

UkraineAlert by Oleksii Reznikov

Conflict Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, May 29, 2020

Afghanistan needs a settlement

Sitting at a new crossroads, Afghanistan is once again tilting between an opportunity to take the path to peace and a political settlement—hard as it may seem—or to bounce back on the path of more violence and conflict with no end in sight.

New Atlanticist by Omar Samad

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, May 21, 2020

Will COVID-19 exacerbate or defuse conflicts in the Middle East?

With the virus has come the reshuffling of priorities needed to combat the pandemic, casting new light on these long-running conflicts. On May 20, 2020, the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary A. DiCarlo sat down with the Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative director Barbara Slavin to discuss potential new openings to advance peace in the region.

New Atlanticist by Masoud Mostajabi

Coronavirus Middle East

Mon, May 18, 2020

Akhtar as a panelist at the Centre for Aerospace Security Studies: The Recent Kashmir Crisis: Are Pakistan-India Heading towards a Military Conflict?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management India

Mon, May 4, 2020

A serious but flawed look at peace in the Donbas

The conflict in the Donbas cannot be solved by Ukraine and Russia alone, but the West must not unconditionally accept a "Russian consensus" to achieve it.

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Fri, May 1, 2020

Zelenskyy’s foreign policy: One year in

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy swept into office with three key promises. A year after his administration began, how has Zelenskyy done?

Borscht Belt by Atlantic Council Eurasia Center

International Organizations Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Video recap: Future of data and AI in space

On April 29, 2020 - Fredrik Bruhn, Amy Webb, Paul Jurasin, Anthony Scriffignano shared perspectives on "Future of data and AI in space" as part of a live video discussion moderated by David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director on how commercial space efforts are being changed by advances in data and AI capabilities, to include satellites and other efforts in Earth’s orbit and beyond.

Event Recap

Civil Society Economy & Business

Fri, Apr 24, 2020

Cunningham joins USIP Inaugural Afghanistan Peace Process Study Group to discuss US Policy Recommendations for the Peace Process

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Cohen in Newsweek: Pandemic or not, the US can’t afford to drop the ball on peace in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Central Asia

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

‘African Security: An Introduction’ book launched with discussion of US security engagement in Africa

On Wednesday, April 8, the Africa Center hosted the virtual book launch of African Security: An Introduction, featuring a topical discussion of emerging trends in African security with authors Dr. John Siko and Dr. Jonah Victor. They were also joined by Ms. Brittany Brown, who formerly served on the National Security Council (under both Obama and Trump) and is now chief of staff for the International Crisis Group.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Conflict

Events

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Afghanistan’s vision for peace: A conversation with H.E. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

#ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – H.E. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discusses Afghanistan’s vision for peace and how to sustain progress towards stability and prosperity with the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the United States Institute of Peace. 10:00am (DC) / 6:30pm (Kabul).

10:00am ONLINE EVENT