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Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Ukraine got its ships back but at what cost?

The press forgot something significant in its coverage. Yes, Ukraine has been calling for the return of these ships for months, and yes their status would have been a serious obstacle to peace talks, but the ships were illegally fired upon and seized while legally traveling in what should have been safe waters.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain

Conflict Crisis Management

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Slavin joins CGTN to discuss Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Economic Sanctions

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Ullman in UPI: What if decades of American influence were historical aberration?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Slavin quoted in Truthout on Iran sanctions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Economic Sanctions

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Leaked Iranian intelligence about Iraq only tells part of the story

The recent story in the New York Times on leaked Iranian intelligence reports about Iranian influence operations in Iraq elicits a couple of possible reactions. If one works for the United States government, particularly in any department or bureau that deals with Iraq, one would be reasonable to feel some gratitude not only that the […]

MENASource by C. Anthony Pfaff

Intelligence Iran

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Slavin quoted in TRUTHOUT on the impact of economic sanctions on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economic Sanctions

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Pompeo’s Israeli settlements announcement could imperil Middle East peace chances

"The realignment of long-standing US government policy foreshadows the promised, if long delayed, release of President Trump's vision for regional peace, intimating that the blueprint may countenance the extension of Israeli sovereignty to communities whose existence has, until now, been considered illegal per US interpretation of international law," Shalom Lipner says.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Conflict Israel

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

After the Syria withdrawal, it’s time the US rethinks the use of proxy forces

Proxy warfare is a 21st century military playbook utilized by great powers, like Russia, and the United States with some using it better than others.

SyriaSource by Mona Alami

Security & Defense Syria

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Hunter joins Al Jazeera to discuss impeachment proceedings

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

The Normandy Summit is finally on

A critical moment has arrived for the long-stalled negotiations over the future of eastern Ukraine. Frustrated with lack of progress, Ukraine’s representatives have pledged to give the moribund Normandy Four format one last chance. On the surface, there has finally been a breakthrough permitting the resumption of negotiations between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, […]

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Civil Society Conflict

Events

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A candle in the dark: US national security strategy for artificial intelligence

There is an intense and high-stakes competition being waged by the United States and its near-peer adversaries across the spectrum of emerging technologies, including AI. What are policy options the US can pursue and what are the implications for security strategy?

3:30pm Washington DC

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

US strategic interests in Ukraine

Perhaps more than ever before, Ukraine dominates the domestic political conversation, but the current debate has shifted attention away from US interests in Ukraine. This bipartisan effort aims to underscore Ukraine's strategic importance. Registration is required.

11:30am Washington DC