New Atlanticist

Jul 21, 2023

Prepare for the worst: Five steps for leaders in an age of crises

By Elizabeth Sizeland and Veera Parko

Extreme events seem to be increasing in frequency and severity, so policymakers and officials need to do more to prepare for them.

Conflict Crisis Management


Jul 20, 2023

“Pariah” Putin forced to cancel travel plans over fears of war crimes arrest

By Peter Dickinson

Vladimir Putin's pariah status has been confirmed after he was forced to cancel plans to attend a summit of BRICS leaders in South Africa over fears that he may be arrested for war crimes, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Human Rights

In the News

Jul 20, 2023

Garlauskas in USA Today and The Hill

On July 20, Markus Garlauskas was quoted in USA Today on US soldier Travis King who was detained by North Korea after fleeing across the border from US military law enforcement authorities. On July 18, Garlauskas explained in an article for The Hill that “Unfortunately, U.S. citizens detained in North Korea are typically used by […]

Korea Politics & Diplomacy


Jul 20, 2023

Ukraine’s tech sector is playing vital wartime economic and defense roles

By David Kirichenko

The Ukrainian tech industry has been the standout performer of the country’s hard-hit economy following Russia’s full-scale invasion and continues to play vital economic and defense sector roles, writes David Kirichenko.

Conflict Cybersecurity

Event Recap

Jul 18, 2023

An overview of gender parity in Bahrain: Progress, challenges, and the path forward

By Nibras Basitkey and Lynn Monzer

A recap of the First Workshop in Bahrain

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth


Jul 18, 2023

Putin’s biggest mistake was believing Ukrainians were really Russians

By Roman Solchanyk

Vladimir Putin insists Ukrainians and Russians are "one people" and appears to have genuinely believed his invading army would be welcomed. It is now clear this was a catastrophic miscalculation, writes Roman Solchanyk.

Civil Society Conflict

Blog Post

Jul 18, 2023

State of the Order: Assessing June 2023

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

China Economy & Business


Jul 14, 2023

After Tunisia expelled 1,200 Black Africans, here’s how the West can help avoid a humanitarian disaster

By Alissa Pavia and Tarek Megerisi

The West has the opportunity to prevent further deaths while simultaneously establishing resolutions to the migration predicament in Tunisia.

Algeria Civil Society


Jul 13, 2023

After Wagner: Could the Russian army now turn against Putin?

By Mercedes Sapuppo

With dozens of senior Russian officers reportedly detained following the Wagner revolt and a senior commander dismissed this week for criticizing the conduct of the Ukraine invasion, could Putin face a mutiny within the Russian army?

Conflict Crisis Management


Jul 10, 2023

Why local officials must participate in Ukraine’s reconstruction

By Zachary Popovich, Michael Druckman

As the international community continues preparations for the postwar reconstruction of Ukraine it is vital to maximize engagement with Ukrainian local authorities, write Zachary Popovich and Michael Druckman.

Conflict Democratic Transitions