Nov 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 .

Conflict Disinformation

New Atlanticist

Nov 17, 2023

Bangladesh is at a tipping point. Here are the scenarios for a contentious election season.

By Ali Riaz

Violence and street agitations are back in full swing in Bangladesh ahead of the scheduled general elections in January 2024.

Bangladesh Elections

New Atlanticist

Nov 14, 2023

What’s next for Ukraine’s bid to join the European Union

By Aleksander Cwalina

Opening accession negotiations in December would be a boost to Ukraine going into what is shaping up to be a pivotal 2024.

Corruption Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Nov 10, 2023

Warrick in The National: US President Joe Biden condemns ‘unconscionable’ Hamas attacksWarrick in The National:

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Democratic Transitions


Nov 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.

Civil Society Energy Markets & Governance


Oct 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.

Conflict Disinformation


Oct 31, 2023

Israel claims it is no longer occupying the Gaza Strip. What does international law say?

By Celeste Kmiotek

The laws of occupation codify a basic principle of humanity: those with effective control over a population have obligations to protect it.

Israel Middle East

New Atlanticist

Oct 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.

Iran Israel


Oct 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.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity
Biden speaks to the nation

Inflection Points

Oct 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.

Israel Middle East