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New Atlanticist

Jan 6, 2022

The American torch of democracy is flickering

By Daniel Fried

It won't be easy to fix what led to this radicalization—but nor will it be easy to overthrow American democracy.

Civil Society Politics & Diplomacy

Report

Dec 8, 2021

Unpacking the geopolitics of technology

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

In this paper, authors from the Atlantic Council and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland examine the transformation of technology and work in a broader social and political context, look at strategies that different regions of the world employ, and evaluate the transition’s geopolitical impact through alternative futures.

China Cybersecurity

GeoTech Cues

Dec 8, 2021

Postpandemic letdown and western disarray

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

After a spurt of inclusive growth, in which most segments saw gains, all the prepandemic structural problems resurfaced, particularly the inequalities that had grown worse under the pandemic.

China Cybersecurity

GeoTech Cues

Dec 8, 2021

Europe in a bipolar tech world

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

With no sign of Beijing backing down, the US administration lays out a strategy for restructuring NATO to be targeted on Russia and China, combining its allies from Asia and Europe into an enlarged, redefined alliance.

China Cybersecurity

GeoTech Cues

Dec 8, 2021

Counting the costs of technonationalism and the balkanization of cyberspace

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

While it started as a well-meaning effort to prevent disinformation and propagation of violent extremism, the increasing regulation began to fracture the Internet into at least three largely separate regimes, reinforcing the forces of technonationalism and protectionism.

China Cybersecurity

UkraineAlert

Nov 15, 2021

Ukraine’s Anti-Oligarch Law: President Zelenskyy’s populist power grab?

By Kira Rudik

Ukraine's anti-oligarch law is being trumpeted by President Zelenskyy's supporters as a move to reduce the influence of Ukraine’s oligarch elite. However, it looks more like a populist ploy to strengthen presidential powers, writes Holos leader Kira Rudik.

Corruption Media

UkraineAlert

Nov 6, 2021

Ukraine’s anti-oligarch law could make President Zelenskyy too powerful

By David Clark

President Zelenskyy has trumpeted the country's new anti-oligarch law as a meaningful step towards curbing the power of Ukraine's oligarch class, but critics fear it may actually make Zelenskyy himself too powerful.

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jul 28, 2021

#BritainDebrief – A foreign correspondent’s view: US culture war in Britain? A debrief from Yasmeen Serhan

By Ben Judah

On this #BritainDebrief, staff writer for The Atlantic Yasmeen Serhan discusses the impact of domestic US culture wars on Britain.

Civil Society Europe & Eurasia

Britain Debrief

Jul 23, 2021

#BritainDebrief – A foreign correspondent’s view: Is British democracy at risk? A debrief from Annette Dittert

By Ben Judah

For this #BritainDebrief, journalist Annette Dittert sits down with Ben Judah to explore the healthy of democracy in Britain.

Civil Society Media

Britain Debrief

Jul 16, 2021

#BritainDebrief – Britain vs. disinformation: A crisis or an exaggeration? A debrief from David Patrikarakos

By Ben Judah

Journalist and author David Patrikarakos joins #BritainDebrief for a discussion on how disinformation is impacting Britain.

Civil Society Disinformation