In the News

Dec 8, 2021

State department invited Asat to the Summit for Democracy to discuss Chinas political imprisonment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

By Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

New Atlanticist

Dec 1, 2021

The world must carefully engage with Afghanistan. Here’s how.

By Harris A. Samad

Ignoring Afghanistan would be a catastrophic mistake for the international community—as would be a rush to recognize the Taliban.

Afghanistan Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Nov 24, 2021

Embracing Afghan refugees is a strategic opportunity for the US

By Sarah Dawn Petrin

More than simply a humanitarian gesture, it represents the best possible continuation of US foreign policy.

Afghanistan Human Rights

Issue Brief

Nov 23, 2021

Generational dynamics of economic crisis and recovery: Prospects for younger and older persons

By Nicole Goldin

Economic shocks affect young and older age groups disproportionately and highlight the insecurity of the youth labor market and volatility of older people’s savings. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated youth labor market challenges and caused young people to either lose jobs or work fewer hours.

Coronavirus Digital Policy

In the News

Nov 19, 2021

Halaimzai was quoted in Gandhara News: ‘Grotesque And Wrong’ – Foreign Diplomats Called Out For Meeting Taliban Without Women

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Nov 18, 2021

Rahmani on Seneca’s 100 Women to Hear Podcast to discuss Afghanistan under the new rule

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Extremism

Blog Post

Nov 12, 2021

Labor force participation rates in G20 in five charts

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Labor force participation rates, down since COVID, were already declining in several G20 countries. Will labor market challenges be part of the next G20 meetings’ agenda?

East Asia Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 10, 2021

Afghanistan veterans’ sacrifices were not made in vain

By Roya Rahmani

The seeds of change that US veterans helped to plant over the past twenty years in Afghanistan will continue to flourish.

Afghanistan Crisis Management


Nov 4, 2021

What future for the Western Sahel?

By Richard Cincotta and Stephen Smith

The Western Sahel is in a demographic impasse. To work their way out of this dilemma, Sahelian governments must shift a significant part of their development focus and funding to policies and programs aimed at preventing adolescent marriages and childbearing, promoting girls’ education, securing women’s participation in public- and private-sector workplaces, and achieving small, healthy, well-educated families.

Africa Energy & Environment


Oct 29, 2021

A field of her own

By Megan Goyette and Emily Carll

Governments must re-examine their climate finance policies to ensure that funds are directed to and advised by those who know the on-the-ground truth, rather than others who will be drawn to invest in climate buzzwords such as renewables and technological saviors.

Climate Change & Climate Action Politics & Diplomacy