DFRLab satellite analysis shows increased Russian aerial activity on the Saki military airbase in western Crimea. (Source: DFRLab via

New Atlanticist

Mar 3, 2023

Russian War Report: DFRLab confirms increased Russian air force activity as Kremlin strives to achieve air dominance

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russia intensified its air power in recent weeks across airfields in Crimea and Rostov Oblast. Elsewhere, Russia continues to pressure Bahkmut.

Africa Conflict

In the News

Feb 24, 2023

Shahid in economies in economic crisis: policies, politics & protecting the vulnerable

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Feb 22, 2023

China and private lenders are blocking a solution to the global debt crisis. The G20 must step in.

By Vasuki Shastry and Jeremy Mark

The international community must apply pressure so that China and private-sector lenders join in facilitating a collective haircut that includes all lenders.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 22, 2023

Shahid in foreign policy and security conference

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy International Organizations

China-MENA Podcast

Feb 21, 2023

The Middle East in the US-India-China Strategic Triangle

By Atlantic Council

Raja Mohan joins us to discuss India’s role in geopolitics in the Middle East as well as the perspective of New Delhi on the influence of the US-China tug-of-war within the region, and provide some insights about maritime security in the Indian Ocean and the growing influence of mixed cultures in the Gulf.

China East Asia

In the News

Feb 10, 2023

Aziz in Dawn: Banistan: Ignorant leaders, absurd regulation

By Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Internet

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Feb 2, 2023

Derentz quoted in Development Aid on renewable energy investments in Southeast Asia

East Asia Energy & Environment


Feb 2, 2023

For Pakistan, dealing with its Taliban problem is a walk on eggshells

By Javid Ahmad

Islamabad faces a lose-lose scenario against the Pakistani Taliban. But it is not too late for Pakistan to stop peeling the banana from the wrong end.

Afghanistan Pakistan

In the News

Jan 27, 2023

Atwell in Modern War Institute

By Atlantic Council

On January 23, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Kyle Atwell hosted a podcast examining the lessons that the US military, and in particular the US Army, should take from the twenty-war year in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Jan 26, 2023

Nawaz honored with Columbia Journalism School 2023 alumni award

By South Asia Center

Shuja Nawaz was honored with the Columbia Journalism school’s 2023 alumni award. He is the founding director of the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center in Washington, D.C. He now serves as a Distinguished Fellow at the Center. Mr. Nawaz has worked with leading think tanks on projects dealing with Pakistan and the Middle East. He […]

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