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Tue, Jan 21, 2020

PeaceGame Venezuela: Pathways to Peace

A year after Juan Guaidó took the presidential oath, nearly sixty countries now recognize the interim government as the legitimate representative of the Venezuelan people. Still, the Maduro regime remains in power, further threatening the country and the world every day. As Venezuela becomes increasingly engulfed in internal strife, the international community must prepare for the most dire scenarios. What would be the reverberations of complete state collapse? How might various stakeholders— from Venezuelan actors to regional neighbors to Russia or armed groups—respond?

In-Depth Research & Reports by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Crisis Management Democratic Transitions

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Stemming Maduro’s Illicit Activities: What’s Next After the Jan. 5 Elections?

Beyond hyperinflation and human rights abuses, the Maduro regime has diversified its criminal portfolio and profited from a host of illicit activities, from drug smuggling to illegal mining.

Event Recap by Pablo Reynoso

Corruption Crisis Management

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Nooruddin joins India Today to discuss US-Iran tensions

Please fast forward to 40 minutes for the interview.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Iran

Tue, Dec 24, 2019

The relentless assault on Idlib

The relentless airstrikes campaign on Idlib by the Syrian regime and Russia air forces predicted by many analysts, including this author, remains a defining battlefield to the regime in the Syrian conflict, nine years later. Seen as a last opposition stronghold populated by extremists and a millions of civilians and internally displaced people (IDP), Idlib province and its surroundings are a deadly place.

SyriaSource by Reema Hibrawi

Conflict Corruption

Mon, Dec 23, 2019

US-Palestinian relations and aid cuts, impact Israel’s security

The consequences of deteriorating US-Palestinian relations and aid cuts are likely to continue to negatively impact security in Israel.

MENASource by Carmiel Arbit

Crisis Management Israel

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Ahmad in The Hill: America’s ‘catastrophic success’ in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

The shadow of Munich hangs over Russia-Ukraine Paris peace talks

Ukraine's President Zelenskyy will meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin face-to-face for the first time next week at Paris peace talks hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron. With France publicly promoting the need for improved ties with the Kremlin, many fear Ukraine could face pressure to make dangerous concessions.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Conflict Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Ullman in UPI: NATO must recognize Russia as political, economic threat

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Crisis Management

Sun, Dec 1, 2019

Kadhim quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Iraqi protests and Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Crisis Management

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Ukraine got its ships back but at what cost?

The press forgot something significant in its coverage. Yes, Ukraine has been calling for the return of these ships for months, and yes their status would have been a serious obstacle to peace talks, but the ships were illegally fired upon and seized while legally traveling in what should have been safe waters.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain

Conflict Crisis Management