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UkraineAlert

May 24, 2022

Putin’s Mariupol Massacre is one of the 21st century’s worst war crimes

By Paul Niland

The Russian destruction of Mariupol ranks among the gravest crimes against humanity of the twenty-first century and sends a clear message to the international community that can be no compromise peace with Putin.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

UkraineAlert

May 24, 2022

The Putin puzzle: Why is the Russian dictator so obsessed with Ukraine?

By Bohdan Vitvitsky

Vladimir Putin has sought to justify his invasion of Ukraine by claiming the country has no right to exist but in reality modern Ukraine enjoys a level of democratic legitimacy that far exceeds his own authoritarian regime.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

May 24, 2022

Slavin quoted in The New Arab on how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is strengthening Iran’s influence in Syria

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

Press Release

May 24, 2022

Declaración por la igualdad de género en el proceso de construcción de la democracia y la paz en Venezuela

24 de mayo de 2022 – Hoy, las mujeres de la Red de Apoyo, activistas sociales, actores políticos democráticos y organizaciones no gubernamentales dentro y fuera de Venezuela y quienes suscriben la presente declaración, proponen un plan de acción conjunto, y en sintonía con la resolución 1325 del Consejo de Seguridad de la Organización de […]

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

SouthAsiaSource

May 24, 2022

How the Russia-Ukraine war impacts India’s self-reliance campaign

By Adnan Ahmad Ansari

India’s diplomatic response to the Ukraine-Russia war has become an enigma and a topic of global interest. 

Economy & Business India

IranSource

May 24, 2022

The Biden administration needs to do more on Iran. Here’s why.

By Holly Dagres

Having a consistent, actionable approach to Iran is what the Biden administration needs to stay on course with its human rights agenda. Now is a good place to start.

Human Rights Iran

In the News

May 23, 2022

Dr Chhibber on economic planning in India

Economy & Business India

In the News

May 23, 2022

Dr Riaz in the Daily Star: Hints at all-EVM polls: BNP’s distrust of the govt to deepen

By Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy South Asia

MENASource

May 23, 2022

Until Israel deals with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it can’t lead in the region

By Jean-Loup Samaan

The normalization momentum launched by the Abraham Accords could finally lead the Jewish State to not just co-exist with its Arab neighbors, but participate alongside those countries in defining the terms of a regional security architecture. It’s in the interests of Israel and the United States to achieve that goal.

Israel Middle East

Issue Brief

May 23, 2022

Toward a framework for transatlantic cooperation on non-state armed groups

By Lauren Mooney and Patrick Quirk

This policy brief examines how transatlantic cooperation regarding NSAGs can be strengthened. It describes the proliferation of NSAGs and the threat they pose to stability in the Sahel specifically. It then explores US-European policies toward engaging NSAGs, highlighting how these frameworks remain underdeveloped on both sides of the Atlantic— pointing to opportunities for greater coordination.

Africa Europe & Eurasia

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