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Thu, Oct 29, 2020

What’s at stake in the Côte d’Ivoire elections?

Whilst other countries have experienced delays or postponements since the novel coronavirus outbreak, Côte d'Ivoire is charging forward with its first round of presidential polling scheduled for October 31, a contest that has long been expected to be contentious.

AfricaSource by Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong

Africa Democratic Transitions

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the final presidential debate and a growing consensus on China

On October 23, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the final presidential debate, recent administrations’ struggles to navigate the North Korea challenge, a growing bipartisan consensus on China, and developments […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Korea
Mediterranean

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Report by Olgu Okumuş

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Sun, Sep 20, 2020

UAE, Bahrain deals with Israel offer the Mideast a historic chance for positive change—if the region will build upon it

These deals present the region its best opportunity perhaps ever to bury its bloody, self-defeating past and embrace moderation and modernity. Yet that will only be true if the parties can work with international partners to protect the so-called Abraham Accords Peace Agreement from extremist assault and from Israeli hardliners bent on territorial expansion.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Conflict International Norms

Sat, Aug 29, 2020

Charai in the Jerusalem Post: Can Arabs and Israelis prosper together?

The Arab world was strangely quiet in the wake of the United Arab Emirates’ announcement of peace with Israel. But the announcement is a strategic victory for both Israel and the UAE, with the potential to impact Arab-Israeli relations as far afield as Morocco. Read Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai's latest in the Jerusalem Post on the prospects for Arabs and Israelis to prosper together.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Israel Morocco

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss convention speeches, America’s foreign engagement, and how the West should respond to Belarus

On August 28, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and the Cato Institute’s Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the DNC and RNC speeches, what a potential President Biden’s foreign policy might look like, and what role the US should play in response […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus Elections

Fri, Jul 31, 2020

Charai in the National Interest: America must become a world model again

In recent years, America has become a country engulfed in turmoil, withdrawn from the world, wanting for leadership. Yet, all over the world, people still wish for a revival of values-driven American leadership. Read Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai's latest in the National Interest on the need for the United States to become a global role model again.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Morocco

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Mezran quoted in TRTWorld on Libyan politics

In the News

North & West Africa Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Hruby in Brink News: Will COVID-19 be a wake up call for Africa’s largest economy?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Wed, Jun 10, 2020

McFate quoted in the Africa Report on the commercial nature of war in Libya

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict