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May 16, 2022

Ukraine War Diary: Everyday life is slowly returning to Fortress Kyiv

By Vitaly Sych

Ukraine War Diary: A semblance of normality is returning to life in the capital but Kyiv remains a fortress city where a strong military presence and an absence of children serve as constant reminders that the country is at war.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

May 5, 2022

Brahimi in Carnegie Middle East Center: The Lebanese Armed Forces and its leadership have taken a conscious decision to give women much more important roles

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

In the News

Apr 25, 2022

Farrand quoted in Qantara on Algerian pushback against French language

By Atlantic Council

France Human Rights

In the News

Apr 20, 2022

Farrand quoted in Sued Deutsche on changing views on French language in Algeria

By Atlantic Council

France German

In the News

Apr 19, 2022

Nia joins the Associated Press to discuss the classification of crimes in Ukraine as a ‘genocide’

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Europe & Eurasia


Apr 18, 2022

Putin’s Generation Z: Kremlin pro-war propaganda targets young Russians

By Doug Klain

The wave of fanaticism unleashed by the invasion of Ukraine is creating a new generation of radicalized young Russians who embrace the toxic brand of militarism and extreme nationalism promoted by the Kremlin.

Conflict Disinformation


Mar 29, 2022

Let Afghan girls learn

By Nilofar Sakhi

The Taliban must be held accountable for the damage they have caused and continue to inflict upon the people–and most critically the women and girls–of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Education

New Atlanticist

Mar 15, 2022

Africa’s sports industry is revving up. It will fuel a generation of young leaders.

By Katherine Walla

Here are highlights from the Africa Center's Sports Business Forum which covered everything from optimizing youth talent across Africa to fostering inclusion in sports.

Africa Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 13, 2022

Israel Initiative’s Abraham Accords Caucus event covered in Israel Hayom

By Atlantic Council

Education Extremism

In the News

Mar 11, 2022

Israel Initiative’s Abraham Accords Caucus event covered by the Jewish News Syndicate

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Education