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Counterterrorism Study Group

The Counterterrorism Study Group is a forum for former counterterrorism officials to review the latest threats, to understand emerging trends and future predictions, and to explore creative new proposals for improving the effectiveness of current policies and operations.

Strategic Litigation Project

The Atlantic Council’s strategic litigation project will seek to inject fresh thinking into how governments and practitioners can apply legal tools to advance human rights and democracy around the world.

Past events

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Avoiding the next transatlantic security crisis: The looming clash over Passenger Name Record data

Online Event Transatlantic security experts join the Scowcroft Center and the Europe Center to discuss the need to harmonize policies on Passenger Name Record (PNR) data to avoid another airline security crisis.

12:00pm Europe & Eurasia International Norms International Organizations National Security

Wed, May 26, 2021

Event Recap: After the Insurrection: Domestic Violent Extremism and the Intelligence Challenge

The Atlantic Council hosted an event examining domestic violent extremism and the failures in intelligence analysis and warnings that allowed the storming of the Capitol building on January 6. Read the key takeaways.

Event Recaps by Hezha Barzani

Defense Policy Democratic Transitions

Tue, May 25, 2021

After the Insurrection: Domestic violent extremism and the intelligence challenge

Online Event A panel discussion examining domestic violent extremism and the failures in intelligence analysis and warnings that allowed the storming of the Capitol building on January 6, 2021.

1:00pm Americas Disinformation Extremism Intelligence

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Content

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

FAST THINKING: Is the Iraq War over… again?

As the US military formally transitions to an advisory role with Iraqi forces, what’s next for the fights against ISIS and Iran-backed militias? Will anything really change? Our Iraq experts weigh in.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Katz quoted in Inside Arabia on the Russian reaction to Turkish military presence in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Ferziger quoted in Asia Times on the post-Netanyahu world

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Norms

Fri, Jul 9, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in France24 on OPEC+ Row

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Wed, Jul 7, 2021

Fontenrose joins Conspiracyland to discuss the aftermath of Khashoggi’s death

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Human Rights

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in Cleveland Jewish News on Iran’s intentions to acquire a nuclear bomb in the future

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Iran

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Katz in the National Interest: “How Would Brezhnev Have Assessed Putin’s Foreign Policy?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Warrick in DefenseOne: “The Domestic Counterterrorism Strategy Is a Good Start—But Needs More”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Security & Defense

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Asat quoted in The New Arab on her brother’s 15 year prison sentence and placement into a concentration camp by China

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Fulton quoted in Bloomberg on the UAE’s relationship with China

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Technologies