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We all have a role to play in supporting Syria's vulnerable civilians

Friday, 13 April 2018

The recent chemical attack on Douma is the latest atrocity in a civil war which has had a devastating impact on Syria's civilian population.

The civil war in Syria has just entered its eighth year. And as the attack in Douma demonstrates, it shows little sign of abating. Its impact on the country’s people and communities has been truly devastating, with hundreds of thousands of civilians killed. Additionally, close to six million Syrians have fled the country as refugees, with a similar number now displaced internally within its borders. 

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Commentary

Why is Trump Suddenly Talking About World War III?

Friday, 28 October 2016

Putin uses the scare tactics to stay in power—and in Syria—but now Trump is repeating the threats, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

We’ve Got to Face It: Trump Is Riding a Global Trend

Monday, 26 September 2016

If Hillary Clinton wants to win, she needs to confront the rise of fear-driven politics, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.

Commentary

The Disastrous Non-Intervention in Syria

Monday, 29 August 2016

Physical, human and political damage on an unprecedented scale. Syria has turned into a disaster because of non-intervention writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute. (Washington Post

Commentary

Regaining Control in An Unsettled Europe

Saturday, 14 November 2015

In the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, explains why extremists must not be allowed to capitalise on Europe's insecurity (Washington Post)

Commentary

Russia and the Great Forgetting

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Russia is reverting to old patterns of behaviour with Putin’s Ukrainian and Syrian adventures. Military strength and disinformation is being used in the same way as under the Soviets, says Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum (Commentary magazine)

Commentary

Realists, Beware of Russians Making Deals

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Vladimir Putin just wants to make a deal with the West on Syria. What could be the harm in that? Christian Caryl's latest for Democracy Lab

Commentary

Putin's Power Plays

Sunday, 27 September 2015

The Russian president's mission in Syria is about projecting strength at home—not influencing global events, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

Migrant Crisis in Hungary

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, participated in an ABC podcast on Hungary's struggle to meet the challenge of the thousands seeking escape from violence in places like Syria and Iraq.

Commentary

Europe’s Deadly Denial

Monday, 14 September 2015

The refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Slate)

Commentary

How Authoritarian Regimes Exploit Globalisation and the Information Age

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Authoritarian regimes are learning to engineer human souls in the age of Facebook, writes Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Democracy Lab)

Publications

The New Authoritarians: Ruling Through Disinformation

Monday, 22 June 2015

To launch its 'Beyond Propaganda' series, the Legatum Institute has published a collection of essays that explore how and why neo-authoritarian and ‘hybrid’ regimes have become more sophisticated in their use of propaganda in the 21st century.

Events

Is Yemen Becoming the Next Syria?

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Peter Salisbury, freelance journalist and Democracy Lab blogger, gave a detailed analysis of the conflict in Yemen at a recent Transitions Forum breakfast.

Events

Thinking Through a Regional Bank for Reconstruction and Development in West Asia – North Africa

Thursday, 14 November 2013

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host the West Asia – North Africa (WANA) Forum chaired by His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal for a private roundtable discussion about the concept of a Regional Bank for Reconstruction and Development (RBRD) in the WANA region.

Events

Lessons from Afghanistan

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Former ambassadors to Afghanistan Jean d’Amécourt and Mark Sedwill discussed lessons learned from the French and British experience and how they apply to transitions elsewhere in the world.

News

Global Power Shifts: A Status Report

Monday, 18 March 2013

The Legatum Institute hosted Michael Moran, Editor-in-Chief of Renaissance Insights, for a wide-ranging conversation on the changing realities of shifts in global power.

Events

Preparing for a Syrian Transition: Lessons From the Past, Thinking for the Future

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The Institute will host a live webcast and panel discussion with Dr Ashraf Ghani, former finance minister of Afghanistan and Clare Lockhart, who worked with him on the 2001 Bonn Agreement and later on the Afghan transition.

News

What Next for Syria?

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The Legatum Institute hosted a live webcast and panel discussion with Ashraf Ghani, former finance minister of Afghanistan and Clare Lockhart, who worked with him on the 2001 Bonn Agreement and later on the Afghan transition.

News

Preparing for a Syrian Transition

Monday, 1 October 2012

Leading experts discuss what’s next for Syria as the country is at an impasse.