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Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Invisible in an invisible war

The six women in fatigues sitting around a well-appointed brunch table in suburban Washington give an impression of sincerity and sacrifice. Members of the Ukraine Women’s Veterans Movement, they were in Washington, DC, from October 7-12, to promote their new report, Invisible Battalion 2.0, a national survey of the status of Ukraine’s women veterans. They […]

UkraineAlert by Lauren Van Metre and Steven Steiner

Civil Society Conflict

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Kyiv not Kiev: Why spelling matters in Ukraine’s quest for an independent identity

A number of global heavyweights have recently adopted the Ukrainian-language derived “Kyiv” as their official spelling for the country’s capital city, replacing the Russian-rooted “Kiev.”

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Recap: Roundtable discussion with DG ECFIN Deputy Director Kerstin Jorna on the future role of the euro

On September 29th, 2019 The Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Kerstin Jorna, Deputy Director at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Economic and Financial Affairs

Events by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Poland, America, and a new West

To keep the “good times” in Poland, and the good times in US-Polish relations which helped lead the good times generally, Americans and Poles alike need to make efforts and show wisdom.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried

Democratic Transitions Nationalism

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Passing the baton in Turkmenistan

The capital, Ashgabat, is whispering that the president plans to place his son Serdar in a leadership role, while he takes on the mantle of sage advisor, becoming the power behind the throne (rather than on it). In essence, Berdimuhamedow is securing hereditary succession for his son, while retaining power.

New Atlanticist by Victoria Clement

Central Asia Democratic Transitions

Sun, Oct 20, 2019

The dangers of neglecting allies

President Trump’s maximum pressure and Iran’s escalating responses have increased the risks of conflict. They have also brought a new chance of resolution that may become the most significant test yet of President Trump’s ability to transform his disruptive foreign policy into positive outcomes.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Sat, Oct 19, 2019

Brexit: Another day, another crisis

In a day that has created as much uncertainty as any other in the four-year long saga of Britain’s proposed exit from the EU, Johnson actually managed to trigger not one but two constitutional crises.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

European Union United Kingdom

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Daragahi joins WBUR to discuss Turkey’s military campaign in Syria after agreeing to ceasefire

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Cohen in Forbes: Oil-Rich Kazakhstan Begins The Long March Towards Renewables

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss the U.S.-Turkey agreement re northern Syria

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Events

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Outlook for Ukraine’s Energy Security

Razumkov Centre experts present a publication on the role of Ukraine’s energy sector in the global energy landscape. Panel discussions focus on the current state of energy in Ukraine, immediate and long-term strategies for reform and development, and Ukraine’s place in the global energy sector.

2:30pm Washington DC

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Soft infrastructure development in Central Asia 2020

A discussion on how to best support infrastructure development in Central Asia through effective policy and legislation. Keynote by H.E. Erzhan Kazykhanov, Kazakh ambassador to the United States.

4:00pm Washington DC

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Report launch: Prospects of the Russian protest movement

After two decades under Vladimir Putin’s rule, Russians are taking to the streets in growing numbers to voice their opposition to the Kremlin and its increasingly unpopular policies.

2:30pm Washington DC