Sat, Jul 24, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The UK ‘pingdemic,’ the lambda variant, and a post-pandemic rebuild based on empathy

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which the way we build the future will take some imagination.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Ferziger quoted in The Algemeiner on Israel’s intentions to rejoin African Union

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Asat quoted in South China Morning Post on the relocation of the Olympics

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis announces Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

A strategic framework for countering China’s human-rights violations in Xinjiang

China is engaged in a systematic campaign of repression against predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwest China, and its actions call for a coordinated response on the part of the United States and its allies.

Issue Brief by Jeffrey Cimmino

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Why ‘human security’ matters for tomorrow’s conflicts

NATO leaders are finally focusing on human security, a major step toward a broader vision of crisis management.

New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Charai in The Hill: As the world reopens, surging detentions and abuses isolate China

Sponsors are facing increased pressure to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics. How can China avoid the embarrassment of a widespread boycott? Release Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, argues Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Can we distribute the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic more equitably?

This piece follows three business owners in India whose livelihoods have been crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic. All of them are participants of the REVIVE initiative by Samhita.

SouthAsiaSource by Iti Bhargava and Ojas

Coronavirus Inclusive Growth

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Kohistany interviewed by NPR on her experience as an Afghan in the US military

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Lyla Kohistany speaks to NPR on her experience as an Afghan in the US military.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Ferziger quoted in Asia Times on the post-Netanyahu world

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Norms


Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Enhancing security in the Black Sea: The future of security cooperation

Online Event Regional experts from Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, and the US join to discuss global security trends and challenges in the Black Sea and the future of security cooperation.

10:00am Defense Policy Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia Maritime Security

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Covering atrocities in Xinjiang: A discussion with award-winning journalists

Online Event A panel discussion examining the experiences of two award-winning journalists in covering the atrocities in Xinjiang against the Uyghur population.

1:00pm China Civil Society East Asia Human Rights