New AtlanticistJun 2, 2021
The gathering threat to the US in Kyrgyzstan
By Lillian Posner
As President Sadyr Japarov takes aim at Kyrgyz and US institutions, the US has not only an opportunity but a responsibility to help with democracy-building and make sure the Kyrgyz people get the message.
New AtlanticistMay 5, 2021
The urgent task before the US and EU: To craft democracy that ‘delivers’
By Daniel Malloy
Věra Jourová, vice-president for values and transparency at the European Commission, and US Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) joined the Atlantic Council's EU-US Future Forum to discuss how to defend democracy.
UkraineAlertNov 9, 2020
Ukraine will never reform until oligarchs lose power
By Serhiy Verlanov
A counter-revolution is currently underway in Ukraine that highlights the difficulties of achieving genuine change in a society which is still dominated by a small group of extremely wealthy and influential oligarchs.
UkraineAlertOct 29, 2020
Kremlin memory wars and the search for a unifying Ukrainian national identity
By Olesya Khromeychuk
Ukraine's post-Soviet quest for an inclusive national identity capable of uniting the country has had to contend with memory wars fueled by domestic political rivalries and renewed Russian imperial ambitions.
UkraineAlertOct 5, 2020
The case for sanctioning Ukraine’s anti-Western MPs
By Daria Kaleniuk
Many of Ukraine's most prominent anti-Western figures also have considerable business interests in the West. Anti-corruption activists accuse them of hypocrisy and say sanctions are justified.
In the NewsAug 25, 2020
Ashford in the New York Times: Biden wants to return to a ‘normal’ foreign policy. That’s the problem.
By Atlantic Council
Emma Ashford writes about way forward for US leadership in the world. Even under a Biden administration, the US can not approach foreign policy as it once did. More about our expert