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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

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Russian youth in the Moscow protests

Russian youth show little interest in politics, which begs the question: what made young Muscovites, arguably the most privileged group among the Russian youth, protest this summer?

Long Take by Olga Khvostunova

Corruption Elections

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

2019 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Journalist Fellowship Program

DEADLINE EXTENDED Accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program untilMONDAY, NOVEMBER 25. Apply at [email protected] About The Atlantic Council is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Korea Journalist Fellowship Program. In partnership with the Korea Foundation, the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security will recruit the second annual class of Fellows in 2019. The […]

Uncategorized by Asia Security Initiative

Indo-Pacific Korea

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Seven takeaways from Zelenskyy’s marathon press conference (and one surprise) 

At the press conference, Zelenskyy said he was ready to “sit down and talk” with Kolomoisky.

UkraineAlert by Iryna Matviyishyn

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Mon, Oct 7, 2019

Coming into her own

“What I’m seeing now is speed over professionalism,” Suprun said. “I think it’s about time Ukraine started being more mature about what it’s doing.”

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Media

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in Newsweek on Ukraine scandal

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Why Zelenskyy needs a new chief of staff now

A new investigation may shed light on the views of Zelenskyy's chief of staff Andriy Bohdan toward Russia and the West.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Hunter joins Al Jazeera to discuss impeachment

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

The Kremlin is betting we will forget these names

The release of prisoners was a big win, but activists worry that those who remain behind will be forgotten.

UkraineAlert by Vitalii Rybak

Conflict Crisis Management