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Jan 20, 2022

Kroenig and Cimmino reflect on President Biden’s approach to dictators

By Atlantic Council

On January 20, The Dispatch published a piece by Matthew Kroenig and Jeffrey Cimmino reflecting on how President Biden has approached authoritarian rivals during his first year in office. They argue that the president has been tough on China, but has not adequately confronted Russia, Iran, or international terrorism.

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In the News

Dec 4, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in Wall Street Journal on the Gulf’s competition for influence in Afghanistan

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

In the News

Dec 2, 2021

Nasr’s opinion piece in Foreign Affairs: All Against All – The Sectarian Resurgence in the Post-American Middle East

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

In the News

Nov 14, 2021

Alam quoted in the Medialine News: Taliban Regime Says it Has ISIS Afghan Affiliate on the Run

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

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Nov 11, 2021

Kohistany in King 5 on her efforts to relocate Afghan refugees.

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Lyla Kohistany speaks on King 5 news about her organization's role in helping Afghan refugees.

Afghanistan Civil Society

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Nov 9, 2021

Issues and mistrust in US-Pakistan relations

By Nazir Ahmad Mir

The August 2021 withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan has yet again exposed the fragility of Pakistan-US relations. Over the growing—and allegedly dubious—role of Pakistan in its commitment to the War on Terror, increasing concerns are being expressed in the United States about the nature of its relations with Islamabad.

Afghanistan Pakistan

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Nov 5, 2021

Atwell in Modern War Institute podcast on special operations forces and great-power competition

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Kyle Atwell hosts a podcast on special operations forces and the future of great power competition.

Conflict Defense Policy

In the News

Nov 3, 2021

Samad spoke with TRT World Now: Is Daesh the only challenge facing the Taliban in Afghanistan?

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Article

Nov 1, 2021

The consequences of a US overreaction to the perceived threat of terrorism

By Christopher Preble

In the twenty years since 9/11, for example, favorable attitudes toward the United States have declined globally, with some of the sharpest declines in key US allies like Germany and the United Kingdom.

Nationalism Politics & Diplomacy

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Oct 28, 2021

Cunningham with BBC’s Yalda Hakim on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

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