A damaged canvas sign featuring the logo for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) appears among the ruins of an attack on an aid station in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (Source: zoda_gov_ua/archive)

New Atlanticist

Jul 13, 2023

Russian War Report: Russian airstrike hits humanitarian aid station

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russian offensives in Donetsk and Luhansk left several villages damaged from shelling while a Russian airstrike destroyed an aid station in Zaporizhzhia.

Conflict Media

New Atlanticist

Jun 30, 2023

Russian War Report: Kremlin denies that it targeted civilians in a missile attack on a pizza restaurant

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

A deadly Russian missile strike on a cafe in Kramatorsk leaves a dozen dead and more injured. Post-mutiny, Wagner's future in Africa is up in the air.

Africa Belarus


Jun 30, 2023

Boko Haram is a ghost. The US needs to recognize that.

By Alexandra Gorman

Nigeria's new president will need to get all the help he can get—including from the United States—to address the jihadist insurgency that has engulfed the country’s north.

Crisis Management Nigeria
Ukrainian drone operators in Ukraine’s Donbas region, February 14, 2023. Russia’s Wagner Group is attempting to recruit gamers to join its own ranks of drone pilots. (Source: Reuters Connect/Kish Kim/Sipa USA)

New Atlanticist

Jun 22, 2023

Russian War Report: Wagner attempts to draft gamers as drone pilots

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russian PMC Wagner Group is encouraging gamers to apply to serve as drone pilots in the war against Ukraine while Ukrainian forces advance on the eastern front.

Conflict Drones

Defense Journal by Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Jun 22, 2023

Prospects for US-Turkish convergence on Syria

By Rich Outzen

Syria has long been a point of deep contention in US-Turkish relations. Is there a potential for change?

Conflict NATO

In the News

Jun 4, 2023

Hakimi quoted in Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: The limits Of China’s budding relationship with Afghanistan’s Taliban

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan China

New Atlanticist

May 31, 2023

Will the debt ceiling deal mean less for homeland security?

By Thomas S. Warrick

Congress needs to ensure that the Department of Homeland Security has the resources it needs to defend the nation against nonmilitary threats.

Cybersecurity National Security


May 24, 2023

Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard: Does the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review make the grade?

By Atlantic Council

Experts at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security went through the Department of Homeland Security’s capstone strategy document and handed out their grades.

Extremism Migration


May 23, 2023

A conversation with Hassan Abbas on his new book “The Return of the Taliban”

By Hassan Abbas & Uzair Younus

Uzair Younus talks to Hassan Abbas, distinguished professor at National Defense University, about his new book "The Return of the Taliban."

Afghanistan Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2023

Experts react: Israel strikes Gaza. How far will this conflict go, and how will it impact the region?

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts share their insights on the prospects for escalation and what it all means for Iran, Saudi Arabia, and other regional players.

Conflict Iran