Cover credit: Helen Lundeberg, “The Veil,” 1947, The Macfarlane Collection

Sun, Apr 11, 2021

The future of security in space: A thirty-year US strategy

Outer space is rapidly transforming as new actors test new limits. This Atlantic Council Strategy Paper calls for the United States and its allies and partners to secure space over the next three decades or risk wasting the promise of this emerging domain.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Clementine G. Starling, Mark J. Massa, Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder, and Julia T. Siegel

China Cybersecurity

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Amid Migrant Surge, New Issue Brief Calls on Northern Triangle Private Sector To Advance Inclusive Economic Opportunities

Amid Migrant Surge, New Issue Brief CAlls on Northern Triangle Private Sector To Advance Inclusive Economic Opportunities Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and DT Institute release first issue brief of its Northern Triangle Advisory Group to advance new thinking and solutions to address the root causes of migration.

Press Release

Americas Inclusive Growth

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Ukraine’s unlikely new political heavyweight

Ukraine has an unlikely new political heavyweight. Oleksiy Danilov is Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council. He has recently become Ukraine’s most compelling voice for reform.

UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Gen Cartwright, Sec. James in Breaking Defense on the need for a long-term strategy on space

Atlantic Council Board Directors former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.) and former Secretary of the US Air Force the Hon. Deborah Lee James released an article in Breaking Defense titled "The Space Rush: New US strategy must bring order, regulation."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Rule of Law Security & Defense

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Nooruddin in The Hindu: Pulling India’s democracy back from the brink

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Nationalism

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Putin turns up pressure on Russian opposition ahead of September Duma elections

Moscow police raided a conference of independent municipal lawmakers on March 13 in a move that marks an escalation in the Kremlin crackdown on political opposition ahead of September elections.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Civil Society Elections

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing February 2021

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

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Belarus human rights crisis: Concerns grow for political prisoners

Human rights concerns are mounting over the plight of hundreds of Belarusians currently being held on politically motivated charges by the regime of dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka.

UkraineAlert by Vladislav Davidzon

Belarus Democratic Transitions

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Fears mount as jailed Belarusian blogger resumes hunger strike

Jailed Belarusian blogger Ihar Losik began a new hunger strike on March 11. He is one of hundreds of Belarusians that the Lukashenka regime is accused of holding on politically motivated charges.

UkraineAlert by Hanna Liubakova

Belarus Democratic Transitions

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Darnal testifies at House Foreign Affairs committee hearing on elections in Africa

On March 2, Aude Darnal testified before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights on the topic of Elections in Africa. She highlighted some of the challenges tainting electoral processes on the continent, and discussed some of the lessons learned and pitfalls US policy makers should consider to rethink […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Elections