Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Christopher Preble discusses the Biden presidency and what it means for America’s ‘forever wars’

On November 24, in partnership with theĀ Charles Koch Institute, the Brookings Institution hosted a discussion with Preble and other foreign policy scholars on the future of U.S. foreign policy, war in the broader Middle East, and other issues facing the new administration.

In the News by Atlantic Council

English Middle East

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Renewing transatlantic strategy on Iran

A new report presents a series of recommendations for the E-3 and the EU to preserve the JCPOA, promote regional peace and development and boost people-to-people contacts with Iran in concert with the new US administration. Taken together, these steps would amount to a renewed transatlantic diplomatic agenda through which the United States and European allies can stabilize the nuclear file and then build on the resulting diplomatic momentum to address other concerns with Iran.

Issue Brief by Ellie Geranmayeh, Barbara Slavin, and Sahil Shah

Elections English

Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Preble joins Asian Leadership Conference 2020 to discuss US role in the world under Biden

A panel of Atlantic Council experts, including Dr. Christopher Preble, Mr. Ian Brzezinski, and Dr. Miyeon Oh, shared their insights into how domestic political developments are shaping prospects for the future of U.S. foreign policy and grand strategy, and ultimately, what that means for the global network of U.S. allies and partners trying to prepare […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business English
Hopewell Chin'ono

Wed, Nov 11, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Investigative Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono

Investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono sat down with the DFRLab to discuss media freedom in Zimbabwe.


Africa Corruption

Tue, Nov 3, 2020

Interview with President Leonid Kravchuk

On October 5, Ambassador John Herbst interviewed President Leonid Kravchuk, former president of Ukraine and head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).

Interview by John E. Herbst

Conflict English
Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Mon, Nov 2, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Former President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves discusses internet policy and safety with the DFRLab.


Disinformation Eastern Europe
Maria Ressa

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

#DFRLabCoffeeBreak with Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa

DFRLab's Director and Managing Editor, Graham Brookie catches up with Maria Ressa, CEO, co-founder and, journalist for Rappler to discuss global disinformation, her ongoing legal battle in the Philippines, and the new documentary about her, "A Thousand Cuts."

Blog Post

Disinformation East Asia

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Kremlin control of Crimea and the occupied Donbas has been disastrous for many religious groups

On September 16, Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center and former US ambassador to Ukraine, testified before the US Commission on International Religious Freedom on the alarming state of religious freedom in the Russian Federation.

Testimony by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Aug 14, 2020

Miller on China’s economic recovery and upcoming US-China trade relations

On April 14, Leland Miller, nonresident senior fellow at the Asia Security Initiative, joined Yahoo Finance to talk about China’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and the future of US-China trade relations. He commented on China’s seemingly economic recovery, clarifying that the recovery on the demand side is falling behind that on the supply side. He […]

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Miller talks about WeChat on Bloomberg Surveillance

On April 13, Leland Miller, nonresident senior fellow at the Asia Security Initiative, spoke with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro and Lisa Abramowicz on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Miller commented that the White House is not prepared for the fallout a WeChat ban might bring to US companies, and that Xi has overplayed his cards on Huawei and China […]

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity