Event Recap

Aug 8, 2022

Why NATO must make gender central to its security thinking

By Alvina Ahmed

On July 15, the Scowcroft Center's Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public conference discussing the importance of incorporating gender perspectives in NATO's strategies as the alliance looks to implement its new Strategic Concept and defend against malign actors.

Conflict Defense Policy


Aug 8, 2022

Putin has forced Ukrainians to view Russian culture as a weapon of war

By Kate Tsurkan

Efforts to reduce Russia's cultural footprint in Ukraine have sparked criticism but in reality it is Putin who has weaponized Russian culture and forced Ukrainians to view the likes of Pushkin and Dostoevsky as tools of empire.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Aug 8, 2022

Charai in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: Letter from the publisher

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords, their importance has only grown. The accords—the culmination of a process of peace and reconciliation between Israel and four Arab countries—opened the doors to trade and tourism, as well as scientific and diplomatic cooperation. Read Charai’s latest in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune […]

Israel Middle East

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Aug 6, 2022

Aviso LatAm: August 6, 2022

Mexico to spend $28 billion in programs and subsidies to tame inflation

Coronavirus Latin America


Aug 5, 2022

Russia’s invasion is putting the future of Ukraine’s forests at risk

By Yehor Hrynyk

As the Russian invasion approaches the six-month mark, Ukraine's forests are facing the twin threats of frontline wildfires and wartime emergency economic measures that could lead to a disastrous increase in logging.

Conflict Eastern Europe


Aug 4, 2022

Russian army faces morale problems as Putin’s Ukraine invasion drags on

By Peter Dickinson

A new opinion poll indicates that the Russian public continues to strongly support their country's invasion of Ukraine but there are growing signs that Vladimir Putin's invading army is suffering from low morale.

Conflict Disinformation


Aug 4, 2022

My brother was executed during the 1988 massacre. The Hamid Noury trial verdict is a victory for truth and justice.

By Lawdan Bazargan

Only the truth can heal Iran and the Iranian people’s collective pain and protect future generations from the danger of such crimes.

Human Rights Iran

New Atlanticist

Aug 3, 2022

It’s time to block Taliban leaders’ trips abroad

By James Cunningham, Ryan Crocker, Hugo Llorens, P. Michael McKinley, Ronald E. Neumann, and Earl Anthony Wayne

Reimposing the UN travel ban is one of the few actions the United States can take to show that it’s serious. It should use this opportunity.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Nasr in Reuters: Analysis: Crisis in Iraq tests its stability and Iran’s sway

By Atlantic Council

Iran Iraq


Aug 2, 2022

Ukrainian civil society can play a key role in securing victory over Russia

By Jonas Oehman

Ukraine's international partners should seek to develop stronger partnerships with the country's vibrant civil society sector and make better use of existing networks linking volunteers with the Ukrainian military.

Civil Society Conflict