Aug 24, 2022

Ukraine’s six key conditions for peace talks with Putin’s Russia

By Anders Åslund

After six months of battlefield setbacks in Ukraine, there are indications that Vladimir Putin is seeking a return to the negotiating table. Anders Åslund sets out six key conditions for Ukraine ahead of any potential peace talks.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Aug 18, 2022

How long can Turkey play both sides in the Ukraine war?

By Atlantic Council experts

Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Turkey has been caught in a geopolitical jam, carefully balancing ties with both Moscow and Kyiv.

NATO Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

New Atlanticist

Aug 12, 2022

Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Massoud: There is ‘no other option’ but to fight on against the Taliban

By Atlantic Council

“Unfortunately,” Massoud told the Atlantic Council, Taliban leaders “have not changed. They are even more radical than before.”

Afghanistan Conflict

In-Depth Research & Reports

May 31, 2022

Invest in peace

By Howard G. Buffett

Colombia is poised to prove to the world that it will be known for the peace it has brokered at home rather than the conflict endured for fifty years. This requires an enormous investment in development and close coordination among all stakeholders to ensure these commitments meet the needs of the people most affected.

Colombia Economy & Business


May 31, 2022

Memo to Henry Kissinger: Appeasing Putin means enabling genocide

By Stephen Blank

Appeasing Russia will not end the war in Ukraine or secure peace in our time. On the contrary, it will embolden Putin, prolong Ukraine’s pain, weaken the West, and destabilize the entire world, writes Stephen Blank.

Conflict Disinformation


May 15, 2022

Western advocates of appeasement need a crash course in Putinology

By Anders Åslund

The war in Ukraine has exposed the fundamental failure of international audiences to appreciate the true nature of modern Russia. Western advocates of appeasement clearly need a crash course in Putinology.

Conflict Disinformation


May 3, 2022

Allies: Video by Maria Victoria Llorente

Visual Essay by Maria Victoria Llorente in Allies: 28 Bold Ideas to Reimagine the US-Colombia Relationship.

Americas Colombia

Event Recap

Apr 29, 2022

‘Blessing in Movement’ – Private Roundtable with Esawi Frej 

By Salwa Balla

On March 31, the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs hosted a private roundtable with Esawi Frej, Israel’s Minister of Regional Cooperation.

Israel Middle East


Apr 13, 2022

Putin’s Ukraine War: Belarus dictator switches from arsonist to firefighter

By Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka is trying to change his role in Vladimir Putin's Ukraine War from that of arsonist to firefighter as Belarusian public opinion firmly opposes any involvement in the conflict.

Belarus Conflict

In the News

Mar 22, 2022

Darnal at the Chicago Council: The Sahel and Western military assistance in Africa

By Atlantic Council

On March 22, Aude Darnal participated in a panel discussion on the future of the Sahel and Western military assistance in Africa. She advocated for reforming US security sector assistance, a redirection of funding from DoD to DoS, and greater emphasis on supporting locally-led long-term security sector governance and civilian-led initiatives aiming to prevent violent […]

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