In the News

Jun 22, 2022

Amb. Rahmani in Extinction Rebellion: Ensuring women have equal rights to inheritance and property ownership is key to tackling climate change

By Atlantic Council

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Jun 3, 2022

Why Biden’s limited Somalia deployment is the right move

By Thomas S. Warrick and Christopher P. Costa

Given the persistent terror threat from al-Shabaab, Washington's decision to send US troops into Somalia deserves credit and support.

Africa East Africa

In the News

May 27, 2022

Shapiro quoted in Sudan Tribune on how Israel would need US support for normalization between Israel-Sudan

By Atlantic Council

Israel Politics & Diplomacy


Apr 11, 2022

The days of elite deals in Sudan should be over

By Cameron Hudson

It is not too late for Washington to correct the course on Sudan and help stave off another democracy-delaying elite pact.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy
Facebook logo displayed on a phone screen and Russian flag displayed on a screen in the background.

New Atlanticist

Mar 2, 2022

Russian Hybrid War Report: Social platforms crack down on Kremlin media as Kremlin demands compliance

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Google, Meta, and Twitter are taking action against Russian state-owned media accounts to limit the spread of harmful information online.

Africa Belarus

New Atlanticist

Feb 24, 2022

Russian Hybrid War Report: Belarus joins conflict against Ukraine

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Council's open-source researchers break down the Kremlin's latest moves online and on the battlefield in its war in Ukraine.

Belarus Disinformation

New Atlanticist

Jan 11, 2022

The US risks losing its influence in the Horn of Africa. Here’s how to get it back.

By Gabriel Negatu

Evolving crises in Ethiopia and Sudan have exposed Washington’s lack of a clear and coherent policy for the region.

Democratic Transitions East Africa

In the News

Jan 3, 2022

Alyemany in the Independent Arabia: Red Sea Council

By Atlantic Council

Arabic Eritrea

New Atlanticist

Jan 3, 2022

Sudan’s democratic transition is over. Now it’s time to support the revolution.


The resignation of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok offers new clarity: The United States should take a hard line against the military and back pro-democracy protesters.

Africa Democratic Transitions


Dec 16, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Holiday edition

By Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese, Maia Nikoladze and Castellum.AI

Coordinated actions against Belarus and global human rights abusers, sanctions on African states, and anti-kleptocracy reform.

Africa Belarus