New AtlanticistJul 27, 2023
Russian War Report: Kremlin seeks stronger ties in Africa as Wagner eyes Niger coup
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
As Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-Africa Summit, he and his government are making moves to solidify regional cooperation. Amid this, Wagner seeks to capitalize on the coup in Niger.
ReportJul 27, 2023
The North African complex: Regional players, global challenges
By Karim Mezran, Alessia Melcangi, Riccardo Fabiani, Sebastian Sons, Hisham Hellyer, Matteo Villa, Alissa Pavia
North Africa is, once again, the theatre of local and global challenges, which makes it a highly unstable regional complex. Unresolved crises like the ones in Libya and Western Sahara create obstacles to regional security, economic integration, and peaceful coexistence.
New AtlanticistJul 17, 2023
Russia just quit a grain deal critical to global food supply. What happens now?
By Atlantic Council experts
The last ship under the UN- and Turkey-brokered deal to export grain and fertilizer from Ukraine by sea has left Odesa. Atlantic Council experts explain what to expect next.
In-Depth Research & ReportsJun 29, 2023
The disinformation landscape in West Africa and beyond
By Tessa Knight, Jean le Roux
A look at West Africa’s information environment, with particular emphasis on local and international disinformation campaigns targeting the region and beyond.
IranSourceMay 9, 2023
When it comes to great power competition in Africa, one competitor is missing: Iran
By Danny Citrinowicz
One area the United States completely ignores is Iran's growing influence on the African continent and the need to formulate a policy that will work to limit Tehran’s freedom of action there.