MENASourceMar 17, 2023
How the war in Iraq changed the world—and what change could come next
By Atlantic Council experts
Our experts break down how this conflict has transformed not only military operations and strategy, but also diplomacy, intelligence, national security, energy security, economic statecraft, and much more.
Event RecapDec 12, 2022
Societal norms in Saudi Arabia clearing the way for more women to start and lead businesses
By Nour Alhajjeh
On December 5, 2022 the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a panel event on the impact of societal norms and structures on women’s economic empowerment in Saudi Arabia.
ReportOct 3, 2022
Pakistan sees growing culture of innovation amid tech startup boom
By Hamna Tariq and Uzair Younus
A tightening global macro environment coupled with increasing domestic political instability is a cause of concern for the sector, especially the domestic startup economy.
Issue BriefJul 28, 2022
Principles to practice: Using ethical spectrums to guide decision-making
By Steven Tiell and Lara Pesce Ares
There is widespread awareness among researchers, companies, policy makers, and the public that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data raises challenges involving justice, privacy, autonomy, transparency, and accountability.
UkraineAlertJul 27, 2022
Ukraine’s tech excellence is playing a vital role in the war against Russia
By Valeriya Ionan
Ukraine's tech sector excellence is playing a key role in the war against Russia by providing rapid solutions to frontline challenges in ways that the more traditional top-down Russian military simply cannot match.