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Jul 7, 2022

Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard: NATO’s Strategic Concept clear on threats, but will require sustained commitment from Alliance

By Atlantic Council

Several of the Scowcroft Center's strategy experts analyzed the Alliance's new Strategic Concept, assessing the strategy based on five criteria. The reviewers generally agreed that the document was clear-sighted about threats facing the Alliance. However, implementing the ambitious strategy will require sustained commitment and high investment from Alliance members. Here are the full assessments.

Europe & Eurasia International Organizations

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series

Dec 21, 2021

Welcome to 2030: Three visions of what the world could look like in ten years

By Anca Agachi, Mathew Burrows

Well into the 2020s, COVID-19 will cast a long shadow over communities, workplaces, markets, battlefields, and negotiating rooms. But even as the centrifugal forces driving the world away from multilateralism and toward multipolarity accelerate, the future is not fixed. We humans have agency in shaping it.

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Mar 25, 2021

#65: Create a Federal Anticipatory Governance Framework

By: Anca Agachi What is the kernel of the issue? With COVID-19, the US has irrevocably entered a much more turbulent security environment featuring permanent disruption, complexity of threats, and accelerated secondary and tertiary consequences. Unless it focuses on identifying risks early or even preventing them, the US will be forced into a never-ending cycle […]

Anca Agachi is an associate director for Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her work in TSI focuses on transatlantic security, conflict and stabilization, emerging threats and foresight. Anca’s driven by a desire to understand the long-term transformation of conflict and her experience and interests are at the intersection of security policy and development. Previously, she worked for the EU’s European Defence Agency on defense capability development projects in the information security and space domains, and served as a United Nations Youth Representative for Romania, focusing extensively on the UN 2030 Agenda and sustainable development goals.

Anca is a Security and Defense Fellow with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. She holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in International Security Policy and a double specialization in Conflict Resolution and Africa. She holds a BA in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Bucharest, as well as a BA in International Business and Economics from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Anca is originally from Bucharest, Romania.