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Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Bitter harvest

Moscow is not eager to deal in the Normandy Four format with a Ukrainian president who has turned out to be a stronger defender of Ukraine’s interests than it anticipated.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Conflict Crisis Management

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Journalists in northeast Syria fear the return of state security services

US President Donald Trump’s decision in early October to withdraw American troops from the Syria-Turkey border put the US’s local partner in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS, Daesh), the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in an unenviable position. Faced with an offensive by Turkey, NATO’s second largest military, the SDF struck a deal with […]

SyriaSource by Dan Wilkofsky

Conflict Media

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

The United States cannot repeat its Syria withdrawal mistake in Afghanistan

President Trump’s sudden withdrawal has opened opportunities for rival powers to exert greater influence in the Middle East and in Afghanistan. Russia and China are swooping in with strategic poise, while Trump’s approach amounts to letting others “fight a little bit.” This is not US leadership, nor will it make the United States safer in an increasingly complex world.

New Atlanticist by Fatima Salman

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Marczak joins BBC World News to discuss violence in Mexico

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Cohen in The Hill: After al-Baghdadi: Strategic vacuum threatens the US and allies in the Middle East

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Daragahi joins Turkey’s TRT World to discuss how Baghdadi’s death changes the fight against terrorism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Simonyi quoted in Voice of America Russia on Hungary-Russia relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Ullman in UPI: Halloween: the best of times in Trumpworld, scary for everyone else

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Corruption

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Kadhim joins Albawaba News to discuss Al Baghdadi, Trump 2020 and US-Turkish relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict National Security

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

What are Ukrainians willing to compromise for peace?

A strong demand for peace and the direct impact of the conflict do not make those who live in the government-controlled areas of the Donbas sympathetic to the most painful compromises.

UkraineAlert by Maria Zolkina

Civil Society Conflict