Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Spain’s new government a welcome sign, but Madrid must navigate several fault lines

After two general elections in nine months, Spain finally has a government. But the new coalition is a fragile one that will have to deploy creative solutions to address fragmentation along three dimensions: political, territorial, and social. It will be challenging, but it may work.

New Atlanticist by Antonio de Lecea

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Congo, one year later

Politics in flux, but Kabila is largely still in charge

AfricaSource by Pierre Englebert

Africa Corruption

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Herbst speaks to Washington Post on misinformation in Ukraine

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Elections

Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Will climate change move the needle in 2020?

From the release of the Green New Deal to global protests on environmental policy, “climate [has become] a prominent national issue and all the attention it received in 2019 guarantees that it will be a top issue in an American presidential election for the first time ever,” according to former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL).

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Democracy under siege: Advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific

“Democracy under Siege: Advancing Cooperation and Common Values in the Indo-Pacific” examines challenges and opportunities for advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific as the region faces an increasing challenge from China.

Issue Brief by Dr. Kharis Templeman

Australia China

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Katz in Responsible Statecraft: Putin May Turn Against Trump in 2020

In the News by atlantic council

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

After Maduro’s latest ploy, what’s next for the Venezuelan opposition?

"The images of Juan Guaidó and other democratically-elected members of the National Assembly being physically barred from entering the assembly building was visible proof of how far Nicolás Maduro is willing to go to deny any semblance of democracy in Venezuela," Jason Marczak says.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

Civil Society Corruption

Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in DW on Kremlin interference in US elections

In the News by Atlantic Council

Elections German

Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Ullman in UPI: 9/11 brought assault on Constitution; so does impeachment

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

The domestic fallout from the UK general election

The prime minister now has almost unfettered power, with little or no restraints from either the formal opposition parties or from within his own party. The new MPs assembling at Westminster today, many of them representing former industrial areas captured from Labour, present both a challenge and opportunity.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

Elections United Kingdom