UkraineAlertMay 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.
UkraineAlertMay 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.
Britain DebriefApr 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?
Experts reactApr 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.
New AtlanticistApr 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.
UkraineAlertFeb 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.