SouthAsiaSourceMay 20, 2022
#SriLankaDebrief – An economic and political crisis
By South Asia Center
Sri Lanka is currently facing an ongoing economic and foreign exchange crisis, as well as a political crisis driven by lack of adequate government management. To understand these developments, the South Asia Center hosted Amb. Robert Blake, former US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives between 2006 and 2009, for a #SriLankaDebrief with non-resident senior fellow Dr Rudabeh Shahid.
In the NewsMay 19, 2022
Hindrén in Breaking Defense: What Finland will bring to NATO – and how it might change the alliance
By Rasmus Hindrén
Rasmus Hindrén writes that while the public has been focused on whether Finland will join NATO. there are five key areas to watch if it does
Event RecapMay 19, 2022
Event Recap: “Cooperation in the Arctic: Ways forward in a Changed Security Environment”
On April 28th, 2022, the Atlantic Council Northern Europe office, in cooperation with the US Embassy Stockholm, held the conference “Cooperation in the Arctic: Ways forward in a Changed Security Environment.” Convening as Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine entered its third month, the future of Arctic governance was in question. Joint research projects on climate change […]
Event RecapMay 18, 2022
Viva la space: Why the commercial small satellite revolution matters for the US government
By Madison Littlepage
A panel of space experts and practitioners discuss with Forward Defense how the US government can leverage commercial small satellite technology to secure the space domain.
New AtlanticistMay 18, 2022
Dashboard: Tracking the Western response to the war in Ukraine
By Atlantic Council
Explore the Atlantic Council's interactive trackers for how the world has responded by sending humanitarian and military aid, redeploying forces, and hammering Russia's economy.
Trackers and Data VisualizationsMay 17, 2022
NATO Forward Forces Tracker
By Transatlantic Security Initiative
In the lead-up to and following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the United States and NATO allies have taken numerous steps to bolster allied force posture in Eastern Europe. The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Transatlantic Security Initiative has been tracking it all. Check out its interactive table and charts to visualize the changes over time.
EconographicsMay 16, 2022
Trade facilitation and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Niels Graham
At the end of May, US President Joe Biden is expected to formally launch the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). The framework is the United States’ first attempt to create a large-scale, multilateral, Asia-focused economic strategy since 2017. For the framework to achieve broad participation, trade facilitation ought be a key component.
In the NewsMay 16, 2022
Binnendijk and Vershbow in Defense News: A prolonged ceasefire may be the likely endgame in Ukraine
By Hans Binnendijk, Alexander Vershbow
Hans Binnendijk and Alexander Vershbow write that the West must provide Ukraine with the ability to thrive in a post-war environment.
Trackers and Data VisualizationsMay 13, 2022
Ukraine Aid Tracker: Mapping the West’s support to counter Russia’s invasion
By Emma Nix, Akshat Dhankher, Nancy Messieh
The West has shown a common understanding of the need to support Ukraine with military and humanitarian aid. Our interactive maps track the aid that Western countries are sending.