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New Atlanticist

Aug 19, 2021

Is Kabul airport the next Dien Bien Phu?

By Harlan Ullman

The 1954 French disaster in Vietnam offers a dangerous parallel to the current US evacuation efforts from Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 18, 2021

Samad quoted in The Seattle Times on how Ghani went from Afghanistan’s president to villain hiding in UAE

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 18, 2021

Chilton named Mitchell Institute Explorer Chair for Space Warfighting Studies

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow General Kevin P. Chilton named Explorer Chair at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

In the News

Aug 18, 2021

Nooruddin quoted in TV5Monde: On Afghanistan, Biden faces disappointed Americans and bitter allies

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 18, 2021

Manning in The Hill: After hubris and humiliation in Afghanistan, will humility follow?

By Atlantic Council

On August 18, Robert Manning published an op-ed in The Hill entitled “After hubris and humiliation in Afghanistan, will humility follow?” Manning highlighted that, for the United States, there are “a surfeit of lessons to be learned — lessons about misjudging basic requirements of counter-insurgency; about the perils of mission creep and imposing US notions […]

Afghanistan English

In the News

Aug 17, 2021

Munter and Nasr quoted in The New York Times on the situation in Afghanistan

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Aug 17, 2021

The Taliban now controls the Afghan economy. Here’s what that means.

By Alex Zerden

The reality of a strengthened Taliban running the Afghan government creates substantial and imminent economic policy challenges for the United States and the international community.

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Report

Aug 17, 2021

The UK, France, and the United States in Sweden’s vicinity: Strategic interests and military activities

By Anna Wieslander, Viktor Lundquist

As a response to the deteriorated security situation, following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and war in eastern Ukraine, the UK, France, and the United States have substantially increased their presence and engagement in Sweden’s vicinity.

Europe & Eurasia European Union

In the News

Aug 17, 2021

Alam quoted in TRT World: How international actors laid the groundwork for Taliban rule

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 17, 2021

Samad quoted in Politico: Taliban takeover leaves Afghan diplomats in Washington limbo

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

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Events