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Thu, Jan 23, 2020

A year in, the United States still stands behind Venezuela’s interim government

As the interim government of Venezuela continues to fight for freedom and democracy against the regime of Nicolás Maduro, the United States is “unwavering in [its] commitment” to helping Interim President Juan Guaidó and the National Assembly, US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green said on January 23.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Human Rights

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

Shahid in The Globe Post: What Drives Ethnic Cleansing in Post-Colonial South Asia?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Migration

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Nooruddin joins VOA Urdu to discuss Kashmir, India and the United States

Interview begins at 4:40.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Iranians are protesting again: What does it mean?

So far, Iranian security personnel have remained loyal to the regime—again, unlike 1979 when the military and police defected in droves. As long as the repressive apparatus of the government is intact, it is likely that the latest protests will eventually fade as past ones have done, only to be followed by others.

New Atlanticist by Barbara Slavin

Civil Society Corruption

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Nia in The Washington Post: Iran’s dark history could repeat itself — unless the world acts

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Norms

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Nia quoted in The Conversation on the human rights situation amid Iran protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

French Human Rights

Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Art of the Egyptian revolution

In 2011, Egyptians came out in unprecedented numbers to organize and build a revolution that inspired the region. One of the ways they did this was through street art. MENASource interviewed well-known Egyptian artist Ammar Abo Bakr on how street art began in Egypt and where it stands today.

MENASource by MENASource

Human Rights Middle East

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Slavin quoted in The Independent on Iranian access to humanitarian goods

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Nawaz in The Indian Express on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption