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Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Warrick quoted by Wall Street Journal on latest DHS bulletin

On January 27, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “DHS issues its first bulletin for domestic extremists.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Warrick quoted in the Washington Post on the domestic terrorism attack on the Capitol

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Security & Defense Terrorism

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Veterans, war, and the arts: A celebration of military service

VETERANS DAY 2020 joined the Atlantic Council’s creative energy with the nation’s celebration of veterans on this day of remembrance. Featuring welcome remarks by Adrienne Arsht and keynote remarks by General David Petraeus, this flagship event introduced a film adaptation of the stage play “War Words,” telling the stories of the veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Event Recap by Olivia Popp

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Warrick quoted in TIME comparing laws around international and domestic terrorism

On January 18, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in an article in TIME titled “‘Everyone thinks I’m a terrorist’: Capitol riot fuels calls for domestic war on terror.” The article covers the debate around the term ‘domestic terrorist,’ and Warrick is quoted on the legal barriers in monitoring domestic terrorists in comparison to international terrorists.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Experts react: The United States designates Houthi rebels as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

On January 11, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States is designating Yemen’s Houthi rebel group Ansar Allah as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). Atlantic Council experts react to the designation and what it means for the wider region.

MENASource by Atlantic Council

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jan 7, 2021

Warrick quoted in CBS News on Capitol insurrection

On January 7, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in an article by CBS News titled “Fears of new attacks after pro-Trump rioters breach Capitol.”

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Taliban 2.0. – Have the Taliban really changed and learnt their lesson?

With negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban under way, many in the West and Afghanistan are banking on the fact that the Taliban movement has changed and that, having failed to defeat them militarily, it is time to embrace them. Although the latter is indeed true - that we have failed to defeat the Taliban militarily - the former deserves more scrutiny.

SouthAsiaSource by Tamim Asey

Afghanistan Human Rights

Fri, Dec 11, 2020

Samad joins Figaro to discuss US withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

France: Lost in translation?

French President Emmanuel Macron seems to be feuding with the press again—but not in France, this time, but with the American media. The dust-up concerns the separation of church and state and comes as Macron, leader of one of the United States’ closest allies, prepares to launch a major new initiative in France’s fight against religious extremism.

New Atlanticist by Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux

France Media

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

Closing the accountability gap on human rights violators in the Islamic Republic of Iran through global litigation strategies

Gissou Nia presents recommendations for new laws, amendments to existing laws, and the creation of enforcement mechanisms to aid in the effort to combat impunity for the IRI’s human rights violations and atrocity crimes.

Report by Gissou Nia

Human Rights International Norms