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New Atlanticist

Jan 20, 2022

Pakistan’s ‘Praetorian’ state is a troubling model for a Taliban-led Afghanistan

By Ben Acheson

If the Taliban emulates Pakistan’s Praetorian model, it will further erode all work done to grow a healthy Afghan civil society and develop civilian institutions.

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Testimony

Jan 19, 2022

Marczak testifies to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the new Alliance for Democratic Development

By Jason Marczak

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Senior Director Jason Marczak testifies to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the new Alliance for Democratic Development.

Caribbean Economy & Business

UkraineAlert

Jan 16, 2022

Kyiv Diary: Ukrainians await Putin’s invasion and Poroshenko’s arrest

By Vladislav Davidzon

The threat of a full-scale Russian invasion and the prospect of a major political scandal sparked by the arrest of former president Petro Poroshenko have failed to induce panic among the hardy crisis veterans of Kyiv.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert

Jan 16, 2022

Calls grow within Germany for tougher stance towards Putin’s Russia

By Alexander Motyl

German foreign policy experts have published an appeal demanding Germany’s Russia policy be fundamentally changed from tacit encouragement to open resistance of Vladimir Putin’s expansionist designs.

Conflict Corruption

UkraineAlert

Jan 15, 2022

Moscow’s Memory Wars: Putin seeks to whitewash Russia’s Stalinist past

By Gina Lentine

Russia's recent move to shut down the Memorial International human rights organization is part of an ongoing Kremlin campaign to rehabilitate the Soviet era and whitewash the crimes of Russia's Stalinist past.

Civil Society Disinformation

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Jan 15, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 January 15, 2022

Over 60 percent of Latin America and the Caribbean has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Coronavirus

In the News

Jan 13, 2022

Dagres quoted in Washington Post on internet freedom in Iran

By Atlantic Council

Human Rights Internet

New Atlanticist

Jan 13, 2022

Treat the Mediterranean like the center of the world again. Europe’s climate security depends on it.

By Katerina Sokou

Tackling climate change in the vulnerable coastal ecosystem requires a truly regional approach.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Blog Post

Jan 13, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing December 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Conflict Coronavirus

Report

Jan 13, 2022

Iranians on #SocialMedia

By Holly Dagres

This report by the Future of Iran Initiative and Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) explores the social media habits of Iranian netizens and how the Islamic Republic is repressing the online space.

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

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