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New Atlanticist May 3, 2023
It’s broken: The humanitarian response is keeping Syrians in a loop of helplessness
By Arwa Damon
The Atlantic Council’s Arwa Damon shares insights from a recent visit to Idlib province in northwestern Syria, where the humanitarian situation remains dire.
New Atlanticist May 2, 2023
India is now the world’s most populous country. Can its economy keep up?
By Irfan Nooruddin
A failure to harness the energies of the world’s largest population will not just be a tremendous missed opportunity. It will also be a millstone weighing down India’s future.