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Ariel Cohen

Ariel Cohen

Ariel Cohen, PhD, is Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Atlantic Council and Director, Center for Energy, Natural Resources and Geopolitics at the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security. He is the author of six books and monographs, including Russian Imperialism: Development and Crisis, and over 1,000 articles. He regularly contributes to leading TV channels, including CNN, BBC, FOX, and Bloomberg, and contributes to The Wall Street Journal, The Hill, Huffington Post and other publications.

Latest Articles

Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 2: The Path Forward

Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 2: The Path Forward

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a two-part Net Assessment about the ongoing crisis in Kazakhstan. This analysis examines what Kazakh

Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 1: Drivers and Implications

Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 1: Drivers and Implications

The widespread violent unrest in Kazakhstan arose from multiple factors. The crisis has given Russia an opportunity to increase its influence in the Central Asian country, which would displease Turkey and China and create concerns for Western interests in Kazakhstan.

Biden’s Big Trip To Europe

Biden’s Big Trip To Europe

A deep dive into U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural visit to Europe with four special guests: Jim Townsend, Rachel Rizzo, Dr Ariel Cohen & Caroline Rose.

The Middle East in 2030

The Middle East in 2030

While the world and the region go through a COVID-19 pandemic-related social transformation, it is timely to look at economic, political, societal, and geopolitical trends in the Middle East and evaluate the outlook toward 2030.