The 5x5

Nov 29, 2023

The 5×5—Veteran perspectives on cyber workforce development

By Simon Handler, Nitansha Bansal

In honor of National Military Veterans and Families Month, a group of veterans discuss their transitions from the military to the cyber workforce and suggest ways to improve the process for others. 

Cybersecurity National Security


Nov 28, 2023

Putin debunks his own propaganda by disarming Russia’s NATO borders

By Peter Dickinson

Putin publicly blames NATO for provoking the invasion of Ukraine, but Russia's recent demilitarization of the country's borders with neighboring NATO members makes a mockery of such claims, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Democratic Transitions


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

China-MENA Podcast

Nov 22, 2023

China and the Israel-Hamas War: A View from Tel Aviv

By Atlantic Council

Gedaliah Afterman joins us for a compelling discussion on the intricate dynamics between China, Israel, and the ongoing conflict with Hamas, as well as the economic interests, potential for mediation, and the conflict's implications on China's emerging role in the Middle East.

China East Asia


Nov 21, 2023

Arming Ukraine is the cheapest way to stop Putin’s resurgent Russia

By Ivan Verstyuk

Arming Ukraine may be expensive, but it is by far the cheapest way to stop Vladimir Putin's resurgent Russia, writes Ivan Verstyuk.

Conflict Defense Industry


Nov 16, 2023

Vladimir Putin’s anti-colonial posturing should not fool the Global South

By Taras Kuzio

The countries of the Global South may have many good reasons for pursuing closer ties with Putin’s Russia, but a shared opposition to imperialism is most certainly not one of them, writes Taras Kuzio.

Africa Conflict


Nov 16, 2023

Ukraine vows to strike back if Russia resumes energy infrastructure attacks

By Marcel Plichta

Ukrainians are currently preparing for a repeat of Russia's winter bombing campaign targeting the country's civilian energy infrastructure, but this year Ukraine has the capacity to strike back, writes Marcel Plichta.

Conflict Drones
Members of Ukraine's National Guard Omega Special Purpose fire a SPG-9 anti-tank grenade launcher toward Russian troops in the front line town of Avdiivka, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine November 8, 2023. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty/Serhii Nuzhnenko via REUTERS

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

Russian War Report: Desperate for recruits, Russia offers one million rubles to join its military

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Russian army is struggling to fund equipment and recruit as they host fundraisers and drives offering pledges of one million rubles.

Conflict Digital Policy

GeoTech Cues

Nov 16, 2023

AI governance on a global stage: Key themes from the biggest week in AI policy

By Courtney Lang

The week of October 30, 2023 was a monumental week for artificial intelligence (AI) policy globally. As a quick recap: In the United States, one of the longest Executive Orders (EO) in history was signed by President Biden, aimed at harnessing the opportunities of AI while also seeking to address potential risks that may be […]

Artificial Intelligence Digital Policy


Nov 14, 2023

Why Ukraine refuses to negotiate with “habitual liar” Vladimir Putin

By Peter Dickinson

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has dismissed mounting calls for a negotiated peace deal with Russia, arguing that Vladimir Putin is a "habitual liar" who cannot be trusted to keep his word, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Disinformation