Mar 31, 2023

How the Turkish private sector is responding to the country’s devastating earthquake

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Ebru Özdemir, chairperson of Limak Holdings, discusses how companies are responding to the earthquakes and how southeast Turkey should rebuild.

Resilience & Society Syria


Mar 30, 2023

Israel and the international community have deep gaps on the Iran nuclear issue. It’s time the Israeli government adopts fresh thinking.

By Danny Citrinowicz  

The Israeli government must understand that there is a need to dissociate between the nuclear issue, which has only a diplomatic solution, and Iranian malign activities.

Iran Israel


Mar 30, 2023

I was part of the Israeli National Security Council. Climate change has been an important Israeli national security challenge for years.

By Efrat Minivitzki Thein

Israel’s experience of addressing climate change as a national security challenge is also an approach that bears sharing with its regional partners.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

China-MENA Podcast

Mar 30, 2023

US Perceptions of China’s Middle East Presence

By Atlantic Council

Dr. Julian Gewirtz and Chris Backemeyer join us to provide unique insights from a US perspective on the potential implications of China's growing presence in the Middle East and its efforts to replace US dominance on global governance, as well as the priorities of the US in the MENA region.

China East Asia


Mar 29, 2023

There’s a Forex market crisis in Iran. The root cause of its problems is the clerical establishment.

By Ebad Ebadi

Iranian officials have not been able to stop the increases in foreign currency rates or maintain the value of the Iranian rial.

Economy & Business Iran


Mar 28, 2023

Fostering a Fourth Democratic Wave: A playbook for countering the authoritarian threat

By Hardy Merriman, Patrick Quirk, Ash Jain

This report seeks to catalyze support for nonviolent pro-democracy movements fighting against authoritarian rule by proposing new approaches and tools to support civil resistance movements, advancing a new international norm — the “Right to Assist” pro-democracy movements — and developing strategic and tactical options to constrain authoritarian regimes.

Americas Civil Society

New Atlanticist

Mar 27, 2023

Experts react: Netanyahu just delayed his judicial overhaul after mass protests. What’s next for Israel’s democracy?

By Atlantic Council experts

What’s next for Israel and its relations with the world? Our experts offer their insight.

Israel Middle East

In the News

Mar 27, 2023

Svetlova in Haaretz: Maidan, Bolotnaya, Tahrir – three things the protest must remember

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Hebrew

In the News

Mar 24, 2023

“US must counter trade inroads in Latin America” -nonresident fellow Leland Lazarus for the Miami Herald

On March 14, 2023, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Michael Schuman's article in The Atlantic explored what the Chinese-brokered Iran-Saudi Arabia deal means for China's evolving global diplomatic posture.

China Middle East

Event Recap

Mar 24, 2023

Trajectories of Iraqi youth two decades after the 2003 invasion: Between aspirations and reality

By Britt Gronemeyer

On March 20, 2023, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted a discussion with a number of young Iraqi civil society activists and prospective leaders to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the 2003 Iraq invasion.

Economy & Business Education