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May 13, 2022

What does the future of autonomous warfare look like? Four critical questions, answered.

By Forward Defense experts

Experts from the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Forward Defense practice break down how these autonomous systems will shape the future of battle.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies
Using drone footage supplied by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the DFRLab confirmed the incident took place near the Russian town of Belohorivka. (Source: @DefenceU/archive)

New Atlanticist

May 13, 2022

Russian War Report: Drone footage confirms failed Russian military pontoon crossing 

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

The DFRLab geolocated drone footage that showed the obliteration of the Russian unit that tried to cross the Siversky Donets in the Donbas region.

Disinformation Eastern Europe

New Atlanticist

May 13, 2022

Why Finland and Sweden can join NATO with unprecedented speed

By Christopher Skaluba, Anna Wieslander

Both have put in the prescient and painstaking work to make a potential transition from partner to member so straightforward.

Defense Policy European Union

Fast Thinking

May 12, 2022

FAST THINKING: Why Finland and Sweden are feeling secure about NATO membership

By Atlantic Council

How did the two countries arrive so quickly at this juncture? And what opportunities and dangers lie ahead? Our experts in Helsinki, Brussels, and Washington have the answers.

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

Russia Crisis Military Assessment: How Ukraine is taking the fight to Russian soil

By Atlantic Council military fellows

Ukraine is striking behind enemy lines to interrupt Russian supply lines and destabilize its military establishment, according to our military fellows.

Conflict NATO


May 11, 2022

Full transcript: 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards salute the people of Ukraine, Mario Draghi, and more

By Atlantic Council

The Italian prime minister, businessman Claudio Descalzi, and Ukrainian singer Jamala were among the honorees at the Atlantic Council's premier gala event Wednesday night.

Conflict Human Rights

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

The 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards: Recognizing bravery and vision in wartime

By Dan Peleschuk

The Atlantic Council's premier gala honored Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, business leader Claudio Descalzi, Ukrainian singer Jamala, and more for their commitment to the transatlantic relationship.

Conflict Italy

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

‘A nation where hundreds of thousands fight and millions help.’ Read President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s tribute to the people of Ukraine.

By Atlantic Council

Appearing by video at the Atlantic Council's Distinguished Leadership Awards, the Ukrainian president offered a moving, personal dedication to the heroism of the Ukrainian people under Russian assault.

Conflict Politics & Diplomacy

Event Recap

May 11, 2022

How can the US and NATO help bring about Russia’s ‘strategic failure’ in Ukraine?

By Connor McPartland

On May 2, the Scowcroft Center's Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public conference discussing priorities for the upcoming NATO Summit and next steps for security in Europe.

Conflict Defense Industry

New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

Help Ukraine now, and it could power Europe later

By Maxim Timchenko

The world should help rebuild a peaceful country that would contribute to Europe’s long-term energy security, argues the CEO of Ukraine's largest electricity producer.  

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions