Experts

Nika Aleksejeva

Lead Researcher for the Baltics, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Samantha Sultoon

Visiting Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Economic Sanctions Initiative Global Business & Economics Program

Lukas Andriukaitis

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Defne Arslan

Atlantic Council Representative; Director, Atlantic Council in Turkey

Atlantic Council in Turkey

Content

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Richard Stengel on disinformation and the threat to democracy

Disinformation—both foreign and domestic—is a catalytic harm that acts to magnify existing societal vulnerabilities. Forging digital resilience is an urgent priority—because, as Stengel said, disinformation is “an attack on our very democracy. And Americans need to be aware of it.”

New Atlanticist by Zarine Kharazian

Disinformation Russia

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

El-Gamal quoted in Vox on U.S.-Turkey deal

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Itani quoted in Ahval on the U.S.-Turkey deal

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss U.S.-Turkey relations and Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy
Turkish flag with Twitter logo superimposed

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Digital Forensic Research Lab explores disinformation campaigns in the Middle East

Online information and disinformation has been playing a pivotal role in shaping public opinion throughout the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade. In the past week alone, Atlantic Council researchers with the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) have published four articles examining the origins of various MENA-based disinformation campaigns and the tell-tale […]

MENASource by MENASource

Disinformation Middle East

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

The seasoning of President Zelenskyy

We are beyond halfway through October, and there’s still no certainty whether the much awaited and long-delayed summit of the Normandy Four states (Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France) will take place. The summit is meant to jump start the moribund Minsk process for achieving peace in Ukraine’s east. On October 17, the German and French […]

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Crisis Management Elections
Pipeline construction

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

The ‘principle of solidarity’: OPAL, Nord Stream, and the shadow over Gazprom

The OPAL judgment in Case T-883/16 "Republic of Poland v. European Commission" from the EU General Court will undermine Gazprom’s market dominance in Central and Eastern Europe.

EnergySource by Alan Riley

Energy Markets & Governance Europe & Eurasia
European Court of Justice building

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Impact of the European Court of Justice’s Opal decision

The recent decision by the European Court of Justice to limit Gazprom’s use of Opal, an onshore pipeline in Germany, has wide-reaching implications for Gazprom’s use of both Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2, as well as Gazprom’s reliance on Ukraine for gas transit to Europe.

EnergySource by Daniel D. Stein

Energy Markets & Governance Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Boris’s Brexit: A done deal?

The prime minister has less than forty-eight hours to forge a coalition that can secure the necessary initial approval of the deal—and Britain’s fractured politics means the outcome of the vote is far from certain.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

European Union United Kingdom

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

First female NATO number two hands over post amid Turkey crisis

The highest-ranking woman in Alliance history talks about the crisis in Syria and the success in encouraging gender balance throughout NATO.

New Atlanticist by Teri Schultz

NATO Syria

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