Regions in focus

COVID-19 in Latin America

Highlight: Energy in the Americas



Dec 8, 2022

The call for coordinated action for a free, open, and inoperable internet

By Erika Hsu

The DFRLab, as part of its annual 360/StratCom event, convened a discussion about the FOC, including the need to coordinate action to protect a free, open, secure, and interoperable internet.

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Experts react

Dec 7, 2022

Experts react: Peru’s president was removed from office after a failed power grab. Now what?

By Atlantic Council experts

As Pedro Castillo heads for the exits, our Latin America experts break down all the constitutional chaos.

Americas Corruption


Dec 7, 2022

The White House’s new deputy cyber director: Tech’s challenges are society’s challenges

By Nick Fouriezos

Camille Stewart Gloster, the inaugural deputy national cyber director for technology and ecosystem security, spoke at the DFRLab's 360/StratCom about her newly created office's ambitious agenda to address a wide scope of cyber challenges.

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation


Dec 7, 2022

Improving tax policy in Latin America and the Caribbean: A balancing act

By Felipe Larraín B., Pepe Zhang

This publication outlines evidence-based actions to boost tax revenues, reduce deficits, and encourage robust, fair, and equitable economic development.

Americas Economy & Business


Dec 6, 2022

A reframed engagement with Afghanistan

By Annie Pforzheimer

Some form of engagement is important to ensure that Afghanistan’s people are not forgotten and can sustainably recover from the economic shocks of drought, COVID-19, and lost international assistance associated with the NATO presence. 

Afghanistan Human Rights


Dec 6, 2022

Top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship

By South Asia Center

The top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship, hosted in in partnership with the Engro Corporation, the University of Lahore, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Dec 5, 2022

The US and EU need a sturdier structure to resolve their trade squabbles

By Clete R. Willems

Monday’s TTC ministerial meeting did not make major progress on sensitive climate and digital issues. The council needs to evolve now to solve the toughest disputes.

Economy & Business European Union

In the News

Dec 5, 2022

House quoted by CoinDesk on coordinating government policy on crypto

Read the full article here.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Issue Brief

Dec 5, 2022

Health attaches are the missing link in global diplomacy

By Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Given the globalized nature of the modern world, with frequent travel and people living outside their home countries for extended periods for a variety of reasons, standardizing a healthcare liaison from one’s home government would be a crucial step in internationalizing public health diplomacy.

Coronavirus Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Dec 5, 2022

Can the US and Africa usher in a new era for globalization?

By Katherine Walla

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed the future of US-Africa trade with the African Continental Free Trade Area’s secretary-general, Wamkele Mene, at an exclusive Atlantic Council event.

Africa Trade