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UkraineAlert

May 11, 2022

Kazakhstan cancels Victory Day in protest over Putin’s Ukraine War

By Wilder Alejandro Sánchez, Kamila Auyezova

Kazakhstan's recent decision to cancel the country's annual WWII Victory Day parade was a small but significant indication of Nur-Sultan's opposition to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Central Asia Conflict

UkraineAlert

May 8, 2022

Vladimir Putin’s WWII victory cult is a recipe for international aggression

By Andrej Lushnycky

Vladimir Putin has transformed Russia's traditional Victory Day commemorations marking the defeat of Nazi Germany into a nationalistic celebration of militarism that helps justify Moscow's war of aggression in Ukraine.

Civil Society Conflict

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What’s at stake in France’s Presidential Election? | A Debrief from Ambassador Gérard Araud

By Ben Judah, Gérard Araud

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the US and Senior Fellow, for #BritainDebrief to discuss how this election will impact France. What is France's role in NATO? What will happen to the European Union and France-Russia relations if Le Pen wins the election?

Arms Control Civil Society

In the News

Apr 19, 2022

Nia joins the Associated Press to discuss the classification of crimes in Ukraine as a ‘genocide’

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Experts react

Apr 12, 2022

Experts react: A new leader emerges from Pakistan’s political turmoil. Now what?

By Atlantic Council experts

We reached out to several Pakistan-based experts for their thoughts on new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and what comes next in the pivotal South Asian nation.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Apr 7, 2022

How will Russia’s war in Ukraine reshape the European political scene? Look to France.

By Marie Jourdain

France's presidential elections this month represent an important barometer of the strength of European populism. Here's how the war has already shaken the campaign.

Conflict Elections

SouthAsiaSource

Mar 24, 2022

As no-confidence vote looms, Pakistan’s democracy faces key stress test

By Fahd Humayun

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faces a no-confidence motion in the country’s National Assembly (the lower house of its Parliament).

Elections Pakistan

In the News

Feb 11, 2022

Asat joins PBS to discuss Uyghur human rights amidst China’s Beijing Olympics

By Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

UkraineAlert

Feb 8, 2022

With Putin poised to invade, Zelenskyy must prioritize Ukrainian unity

By Kira Rudik

With Russian troops poised to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it is time for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to put personal rivalries to one side and unite the country's political forces, says Kira Rudik.

Conflict Corruption

In the News

Jan 14, 2022

Dagres’ Atlantic Council report on Iranian social media mentioned in Politico’s Morning Tech newsletter

By Atlantic Council

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