Freedom and Prosperity Around the WorldFeb 26, 2024
Climate crisis fuels change in MENA region
By Rabah Arezki
The region faces economic and political transitions amid geopolitical risks, climate change, and energy market shifts. Escalating conflicts are exacerbating instability. Climate change poses existential threats, intensifying water crises and domestic tensions. Socioeconomic transformation will be vital to meet youth aspirations and tackle polarization.
UkraineAlertFeb 22, 2024
Putin’s unpunished Crimean crime set the stage for Russia’s 2022 invasion
By Mercedes Sapuppo
The West's inadequate response to Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea was a major blunder that emboldened Putin and set the stage for the biggest European invasion since World War II, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
In the NewsFeb 16, 2024
Garlauskas published in Foreign Affairs
On February 15, Markus Garlauskas and the Korea Society’s Jonathan Corrado published a new piece in Foreign Affairs titled, “The Arsenal of Autocracy: How North Korean Weapons Fuel Conflict—and How to Stop the Flow.” The article emphasizes the importance of building a United States-led international effort to stop North Korea from establishing arms trade relationships […]
UkraineAlertFeb 15, 2024
Ukraine’s Black Sea success offers hope as Russian invasion enters third year
By Peter Dickinson
Ukraine's remarkable success in the Battle of the Black Sea exposes the emptiness of Russia's red lines and provides a road map for victory over Putin, writes Peter Dickinson.
In the NewsFeb 6, 2024
Garlauskas quoted in the Daily Beast on fears of North Korean aggression
On February 5, Markus Garlauskas’ remarks from a recent public event at the Korea Society were quoted by the Daily Beast. The article, examining rising fears of North Korean aggression, referenced his recent comments that the focus should not be on full-scale war, but “in that space between provocation of war.”