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Fri, Sep 17, 2021

How Russia made Apple and Google complicit in its internet crackdown

Just as voting opened in Russia, Apple and Google deleted an app from their stores published by Alexei Navalny's team designed to deliver candidate recommendations. Here's why that signals an international problem.

New Atlanticist by Dylan Myles-Primakoff, Justin Sherman

Cybersecurity Elections

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Pavel in the Hill on counterterrorism post-Afghanistan withdrawal

Scowcroft Center director Barry Pavel speaks on counterterrorism in the Hill

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Extremism

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

America must lead the international response to Russia’s human rights crisis

US President Joe Biden took an important step in Geneva towards supporting Russian human rights defenders. America must now follow this up with concrete action to punish Moscow's abuses.

UkraineAlert by Dave Elseroad

Human Rights Russia

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Can Australian nuclear subs help corner China?

What impact will this deal have on competition with China? What about the allies left high and dry? Our experts emerged from the deep with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Experts React: The US, UK, and Australia struck a nuclear submarine deal. What does it mean?

The pact, known as AUKUS, is a clear challenge to China in the Indo-Pacific and a deepening of military ties among close allies of more than a century.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Australia Defense Industry

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

FAST THINKING: Missiles are flying again on the Korean peninsula

Is nuclear diplomacy with the North all but dead? How worried should we be about these missiles?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Crisis Management

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Vladimir Putin accused of weaponizing Russian gas

With construction work on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline now complete, critics say Moscow is weaponizing gas deliveries to Europe in a bid to speed up the lengthy certification process.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security
A top-down view of a workspace including coffee, papers bearing the State Department logo, a laptop, a smartphone, and highlighters

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Upgrading US public diplomacy: A new approach for the age of memes and disinformation

A group of current and former State Department officials offer a set of principles and actions the Biden administration can adopt to strengthen US outreach efforts to overseas publics.

Issue Brief by Marta Churella, Wren Elhai, Amirah Ismail, Naima Green-Riley, Graham Lampa, Molly Moran, Jeff Ridenour, Dan Spokojny, and Megan Tetrick

Civil Society Internet

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Grundman in Defense One on post-9/11 defense industry

Forward Defense resident senior fellow Steven Grundman speaks on defense industry changes following the September 11, 2001 attacks.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Crisis Management

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Pavel in Times of India on Biden’s ‘Over the horizon’ strategy

Scowcroft Center director Barry Pavel address challenges raised by American withdrawal from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Extremism