New Atlanticist

Jun 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.

Central Asia Corruption

In the News

May 27, 2021

D’Anieri in The National Interest: Kyrgyzstan’s Japarov emulates Putin’s authoritarian model

By Atlantic Council

Central Asia Populism

New Atlanticist

May 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.

Cybersecurity Disinformation

In the News

Mar 19, 2021

Nooruddin in The Hindu: Pulling India’s democracy back from the brink

By Atlantic Council

India Nationalism

In the News

Nov 23, 2020

Manning quoted in The Straits Times: RCEP signing a wake-up call for the US

By Robert A. Manning

On November 23, 2020, Robert Manning was quoted several times in The Straits Times.

China East Asia

In the News

Nov 19, 2020

Varshney joins Tata Literature Live to discuss Big Bosses: The future of democracy in the age of strongmen

By Atlantic Council

Americas Europe & Eurasia


Nov 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.

Corruption Democratic Transitions


Oct 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.

Conflict Disinformation


Oct 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.

Corruption Non-Traditional Threats

In the News

Aug 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

Elections Human Rights