May 24, 2023

Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard: Does the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review make the grade?

By Atlantic Council

Experts at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security went through the Department of Homeland Security’s capstone strategy document and handed out their grades.

Extremism Migration


May 23, 2023

A conversation with Hassan Abbas on his new book “The Return of the Taliban”

By Hassan Abbas & Uzair Younus

Uzair Younus talks to Hassan Abbas, distinguished professor at National Defense University, about his new book "The Return of the Taliban."

Afghanistan Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2023

Experts react: Israel strikes Gaza. How far will this conflict go, and how will it impact the region?

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts share their insights on the prospects for escalation and what it all means for Iran, Saudi Arabia, and other regional players.

Conflict Iran

New Atlanticist

May 2, 2023

The United States is leaving an economic-statecraft vacuum in the Middle East

By Lesley Chavkin

China is stepping in to fill the void—with ramifications for Washington's global AML/CFT and sanctions efforts.

China Economic Sanctions
Satellite imagery showing the Mariupol Dramteatr before and after the March 2022 attack. More than 600 people sheltering in the theatre died when Russia bombed the building. (Source: Google Earth)

New Atlanticist

Apr 28, 2023

Russian War Report: Updated Google Earth imagery details destruction in Mariupol

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

New satellite imagery reveals the extent of the Russian bombing of Mariupol that occurred in late March 2022.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security


Apr 27, 2023

What Russian mercenaries tell us about Russia

By Alia Brahimi

Host and nonresident senior fellow Alia Brahimi speaks with Russian defence analyst Pavel Luzin about what the proliferation of Russian mercenaries abroad tells us about Russia at home.

Conflict Crisis Management
People hold a banner as they attend the Immortal Regiment march on Victory Day in Moscow, May 9, 2022. (Source: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo)

New Atlanticist

Apr 21, 2023

Russian War Report: Russia cancels Victory Day parades and moves “Immortal Regiment” marches online

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russia continues ramping up its attacks in eastern Ukraine while canceling its Victory Day parade in areas bordering Russian-annexed Ukrainian territory.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Apr 11, 2023

Rich Outzen joins TRT World to discuss the PKK in Iraq

Iraq Security & Defense
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko attend a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State of Russia and Belarus at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia April 6, 2023. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

New Atlanticist

Apr 7, 2023

Russian War Report: Belarus accuses Ukraine of plotting terrorist attack

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Belarus' KGB accused Ukraine of plotting an attack on a Russian consulate in the Belarusian city of Grodno. Belarus also confirmed it would accept Russian tactical nuclear weapons.

Belarus Conflict


Mar 31, 2023

The unfinished efforts against terrorism and militancy in Pakistan

By Shuja Nawaz and other experts

Terrorism is reemerging in Pakistan. To understand how it should respond to this heightened threat, Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz moderated a series of conversations with experts about fighting terrorism and militancy.

Extremism National Security