Mon, Sep 28, 2020

EU-Ukraine tensions mount ahead of annual summit

The EU-Ukraine Summit in Brussels on October 6 is likely to be dominated by concerns that President Zelenskyy is no longer committed to maintaining Ukraine's post-2014 path towards Euro-Atlantic integration.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Zelenskyy puts Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic future at risk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy promised to end an era of corruption. Instead, he stands accused of reversing the limited progress of recent years and opening the door to Russian revenge.

UkraineAlert by Mykola Vorobiov

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Ukraine’s reforms remain hostage to corrupt courts

In 2019, political newcomer Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his party won historic election victories based largely on the appeal of promises to eradicate corruption. Just over one year later, these efforts are backsliding and in danger of ending entirely.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Hudson quoted in the Middle East Eye on tensions caused by a declaration separating religion and state in Sudan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

What world post COVID-19?: A conversation with Mr. John Raidt

Mr. John Raidt, security and public policy expert and practitioner, discusses political dysfunction in the US and the need for democratic renewal in light of the pandemic.

Blog Post by Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi

China Civil Society

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Experts react: The road ahead for Japan after Abe resigns

"New Japanese leadership, combined with the outcome of the US presidential election, could be a game changer for geopolitics in Northeast Asia," Miyeon Oh says.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

International Markets Japan

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Living within the truth in the age of coronavirus: America’s security on the line

Carol Dumaine is a former US Intelligence Community analyst and manager who, in recent years, has been busy teaching, writing, and giving public presentations on themes related to climate change and global security. Currently Dumaine is working on a series of essays called “Living within the Truth in the Age of Coronavirus.” Her most recent […]

GeoTech Cues by Carol Dumaine

National Security Political Reform

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Zelenskyy’s old new faces

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy came to power in 2019 promising a new era in Ukrainian politics but the recent appointment of figures from the discredited past raises questions about this fresh start.

UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Roberts on World Is One (WION)

Dexter Tiff Roberts, an award-winning journalist and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council, speaks with World Is One (WION) News based in India about his research on China’s future economic trajectory. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

How to win Ukraine’s long fight for good governance

Ever since 1991, Ukraine has been described as a land of huge potential, but it remains among Europe's poorest nations. Can President Zelenskyy provide the good governance Ukraine requires to succeed?

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Corruption Democratic Transitions