Wed, Sep 15, 2021

The implications of the Taliban’s new government for Afghanistan

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, in partnership with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, recorded a panel discussion on Tuesday, September 14 to discuss what the future holds for Afghanistan amid the Taliban’s new government and recent political developments in the country.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Human Rights

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy vows to fight for judicial reform

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called an extraordinary meeting of politicians, diplomats, and members of the judiciary in order to prevent his flagship judicial reform drive from being sabotaged and derailed.

UkraineAlert by Halyna Chyzhyk

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Sun, Sep 5, 2021

US anti-corruption crusade should focus on Europe’s east

By making the fight against corruption a key US foreign policy priority, President Biden can counter the Kremlin's efforts to gain influence throughout Central and Eastern Europe via the exploitation of corruption.

UkraineAlert by Janusz Bugajski

Central Europe Corruption

Mon, Aug 30, 2021

A moral consideration of the Taliban’s legitimacy

After the collapse of Ashraf Ghani's government and the return of Taliban, the country faces multiple challenges including humanitarian crisis and Taliban legitimacy. The international community should use aid as a leverage to pressure Taliban to form an inclusive government and address humanitarian issues.

SouthAsiaSource by Nilofar Sakhi

Afghanistan Conflict

Fri, Aug 27, 2021

Rule of law shortcomings are the greatest obstacle to Ukraine’s future success

US President Joe Biden's August 31 meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskyy is a good opportunity to underline the importance of reforming the Ukrainian judiciary, writes US investor Richard Deitz.

UkraineAlert by Richard Deitz

Corruption Economy & Business

Tue, Aug 24, 2021

Brahimi quoted in Foreign Affairs on the viability of the two-state solution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Israel

Tue, Aug 24, 2021

Lipner quoted in Foreign Affairs on the viability of the two-state solution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Fri, Aug 20, 2021

What is the key to national prosperity?

Mr. Raza Hasan’s book, Prosperity for All Nations: A Call to Action, highlights the need for effective, open, and responsive democratic government structures to help developing countries like Pakistan, and argues that national prosperity is achieved through a distributed governance structure and collective decision-making. This pre-recorded roundtable discussion brought together successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders with a wide range of experiences to share.

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Pakistan

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

FAST THINKING: Was the war worth it? Afghanistan’s former ambassador to the US, Roya Rahmani, weighs in

Long-time diplomat and steadfast women’s rights champion Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's former ambassador to the United States, joins South Asia Center Director Irfan Nooruddin for a special episode of Fast Thinking to share her thoughts on whether the war in Afghanistan was worth it, the crucial role of women in the country's future, and how to evaluate the Taliban’s promises.

Fast Thinking by Irfan Nooruddin

Afghanistan Education

Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Katz joins the Rick Unger Show Daily Podcast to discuss the possibility of future Islamic revolutions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights