UkraineAlertNov 25, 2023
Many Ukrainians see Putin’s invasion as a continuation of Stalin’s genocide
By Kristina Hook
Many Ukrainians see today's ongoing Russian invasion as a continuation of the Stalin regime's genocidal attempts to eradicate Ukrainian national identity and destroy the Ukrainian nation, writes Kristina Hook .
ReportNov 8, 2023
Future of the Cities Summit of the Americas
By Willow Fortunoff, Diego Area
The first-ever Cities Summit of the Americas created a new platform for mayors across the hemisphere to build partnerships with civil society organizations–particularly those focused on the region and/or local governance–private sector companies, and one another.
UkraineAlertOct 31, 2023
Attempted airport pogrom highlights rising antisemitism in Putin’s Russia
By Joshua Stein
An attempted pogrom in southern Russia's Republic of Dagestan has sent shock waves around the world and raised serious questions about the rising tide of antisemitism in Putin’s Russia, writes Joshua Stein.
New AtlanticistOct 24, 2023
The legal challenges in holding Iran accountable for supporting Hamas
By C. Anthony Pfaff
Under current international law, a state actor may only be responsible for the actions of a proxy if it directs the proxy to take those actions or knows that the provided material would be used to commit certain crimes.
UkraineAlertOct 23, 2023
Alsu Kurmasheva arrest: Russia has detained two US journalists this year
By Mercedes Sapuppo
The Russian authorities have detained Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalist Alsu Kurmasheva for failing to register as a foreign agent, making her the second US journalist to be jailed in Russia so far this year.
Inflection PointsOct 21, 2023
Biden’s inflection point and history’s sobering lessons
By Frederick Kempe
Now that Biden has identified this inflection point and its actors, it’s worth reflecting on what the term means—and what it demands from the United States and its global partners.