Russian officers from the wagner group are seen around Central African president Faustin-Archange Touadera as they are part of the presidential security system during the referendum campaign to change the constitution and remove term limits, in Bangui, Central African Republic July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Leger Kokpakpa

New Atlanticist

Jul 20, 2023

Russian War Report: Wagner is still in business in Africa

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Despite their Russia-based forces being relocated to Belarus after their failed mutiny, Wagner Group is still alive and active in Africa, including ahead of a referendum in the Central African Republic.

Africa Belarus
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a joint press conference with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine July 1, 2023.

New Atlanticist

Jul 17, 2023

Five things to expect from Spain’s EU presidency

By Lisa Homel, Marie Jourdain

Spain has an ambitious agenda for its EU presidency at a critical moment. But upcoming elections could upend it.

Elections Energy & Environment

In the News

Jul 13, 2023

Yevgeniya Gaber wrote an article for the German journal IPS on what to expect from Turkey’s new government

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Atlantic Debrief

Jun 29, 2023

#AtlanticDebrief – What’s the outcome of the Greek parliamentary elections? | A Debrief with Katerina Sokou

Luka Ignac sits down with Katerina Sokou, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, to discuss the Greek election results and implications for relations with the United States and Europe. 

Elections Europe & Eurasia


Jun 28, 2023

Wagner drama drags Belarus deeper into Russia’s wartime turbulence

By Hanna Liubakova

News that Wagner chief Yevgeniy Prigozhin and many of his battle-hardened troops will be exiled to Belarus has sparked concerns that the country is being dragged further into Russia's wartime turmoil, writes Hanna Liubakova.

Belarus Civil Society
A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the first round of Guatemala's presidential election in Chinautla, Guatemala, June 25, 2023.

New Atlanticist

Jun 26, 2023

As Guatemala’s voters signal a left turn, great powers are watching closely

By María Fernanda Bozmoski, Eva Lardizábal

The outcome of Guatemala's presidential runoff election this August could reshape the geopolitical map of the Western Hemisphere.

Americas China

In the News

Jun 22, 2023

Pavia joins i24NEWS to discuss President Kais Saied’s ongoing crackdown on key opposition figures.

By Atlantic Council

Civil Society Corruption

In the News

Jun 22, 2023

Pavia joins i24NEWS to discuss Europe’s approach towards Tunisia and the concerning democratic backsliding within the country.

By Atlantic Council

Corruption Democratic Transitions


Jun 20, 2023

Read Imran Khan’s full Atlantic Council interview on failed peace with India, Pakistan’s plight, and his own fate

By Atlantic Council

In an Atlantic Council conversation, former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan shared details about a potential peace plan with India and discussed the future economic and political prospects for Pakistan.

Economy & Business Elections

New Atlanticist

Jun 20, 2023

Imran Khan on the failed India-Pakistan thaw and why he’s ‘prepared for everything’—even death

By Wajahat Khan

The former Pakistani prime minister spoke with the Atlantic Council about unsuccessful plans to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and much more.

Corruption Economy & Business