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Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Warrick quoted in TIME comparing laws around international and domestic terrorism

On January 18, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in an article in TIME titled “‘Everyone thinks I’m a terrorist’: Capitol riot fuels calls for domestic war on terror.” The article covers the debate around the term ‘domestic terrorist,’ and Warrick is quoted on the legal barriers in monitoring domestic terrorists in comparison to international terrorists.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Sun, Jan 17, 2021

Here’s how Trump’s parting acts have improved Biden’s shot at history

The past days’ events have greatly improved Biden’s chance of being the sort of transformative president who comes along only every generation or so.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Chris Murphy: Healing at home shouldn’t stop the United States from its democracy work abroad

The riot at the Capitol on January 6 brought American democracy “to its knees,” US Senator Chris Murphy observed just over a week after the shock to the nation. But that shouldn’t prevent the United States from trying to both “self-correct domestically” and “do the work of democracy promotion.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

International Norms National Security

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FAST THINKING: What’s next for the insurrectionists?

For weeks on far-right networks across the web, extremists discussed their plans for violence. Is it happening again?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Elections National Security

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

McInnis testifies for Senate Armed Services Committee on civilian-military balance

On January 12, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Kathleen McInnis served as a witness at a Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on “Civilian Control of the Armed Forces.” In her testimony, McInnis concluded that the next Secretary of Defense must work with Congress to strengthen civilian control over the military.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Заява про занепокоєння

Заява про занепокоєння від тих, що підписалися нижче, осіб з широким професійним досвідом і твердою відданістю інтересам України.

Press Release

Rule of Law Ukraine

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Statement of concern regarding civilian criminalization of combatant commander decisions and its impact on Ukraine’s security & Western support

A group of experts with extensive professional experience and a firm commitment to Ukraine release a statement of concern regarding the Ukrainian government's criminalization of combatant commander decisions.

Press Release

Rule of Law Ukraine

Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Trump’s resignation would be the best path to US healing—and global effectiveness

As unlikely as it seems that Trump would step down, his resignation in the next week would serve him and the country best.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Preble on the Net Assessment podcast: Capitol breach and Cold War lessons for Sino-US ties

On the January 8 Net Assessment podcast, Christopher Preble joined co-hosts Melanie Marlowe of CSIS and AEI’s Zack Cooper to discuss the attack at the Capitol and later, the three discuss Amb. (ret.) Michael McFaul’s analysis of the Cold War’s lessons for policy toward China. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss US Capitol Under Siege

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Democratic Transitions
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