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Thu, Feb 13, 2020

World must not forget Putin’s Crimean crime

When Vladimir Putin seized Crimea six years ago, he challenged the basic principles of international law. This should make Crimea a vital issue on the international agenda - but the occupied peninsula has long since disappeared from the headlines.

UkraineAlert by Suleiman Mamut

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

Aman in Responsible Statecraft: How U.S.-Iran Tensions Are Impacting South Asia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Indo-Pacific Iran

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Ukraine’s fate will shape global security – and Americans should care

During a January 24 post-interview exchange, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly asked a radio host, "Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?" This has sparked a lively debate about US-Ukrainian ties and the threat posed by Russian aggression.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict National Security

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Prisoner exchange lifts the veil on Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine

Moscow's insistence on the inclusion of figures with no apparent relationship to the conflict in eastern Ukraine during a recent prisoner exchange has exposed the nationwide scale of Russia's hybrid hostilities against Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Khoury quoted in Al Jazeera on the Houthis’ capture of three Saudi brigades

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

An incomplete end to the MH17 tragedy

Aside from the blowback from Russia and its refusal to cooperate, there are a couple of storm clouds on the horizon for the resolution of the MH17 tragedy.

UkraineAlert by Michael Bociurkiw

Conflict Disinformation

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Seven dangers of engaging with the occupied Donbas—and opportunities for the new Ukrainian president

Ukraine’s new president says he wants to end the Russian-backed war in the country’s east. However, it won’t be easy. There are at least seven dangers of engaging with the occupied territories of the Donbas. The first danger is that a class of highly educated and trained leaders is completely absent. All key positions, whether […]

UkraineAlert by Petro Burkovskyi

Conflict Corruption

Wed, May 15, 2019

Foreign interference in Ukraine’s election

Ukraine conducted its presidential election in accordance with democratic standards, despite clear evidence of Russian interference. The interference, however, was not extensive enough to affect the election’s outcome or the actual voting process.

Report by Ukraine Election Task Force

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Fri, May 3, 2019

Children as a tool: how Russia militarizes kids in the Donbas and Crimea

With an eye to the future, officials in the Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine are waging a campaign of “patriotic education” aimed at reaching the hearts and minds of those most susceptible to ideological persuasion: children. Russia has always used the militarization of public life to indoctrinate local populations and continues that practice today. Currently, thousands […]

UkraineAlert by Iryna Matviyishyn

Conflict Human Rights

Wed, Oct 3, 2018

Here’s how 3D printers could become a global nonproliferation nightmare

Widespread 3D printing could enable nations that are the target of international sanctions to sidestep regulations and print restricted items. This would undermine the legitimacy and effectiveness of this vital foreign policy instrument.

New Atlanticist by Spandana Singh

Non-Traditional Threats Nuclear Nonproliferation