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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Russia’s exotic nuclear weapons and implications for the United States and NATO

Great-power competition has returned, and with it, the importance of nuclear weapons in international politics.

Issue Brief by Matthew Kroenig, Mark Massa, and Christian Trotti

Defense Technologies Nuclear Deterrence

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

Kroenig and Trotti write book chapter on nuclear modernization

Matthew Kroenig and Christian Trotti wrote a book chapter on the unique role of US nuclear weapons and the necessity of nuclear modernization.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nuclear Deterrence Security & Defense

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Lessons from Apollo: industry and great-power competition

The Apollo moon landing was not only a momentous scientific achievement, but also a grand strategic instrument of the Cold War

New Atlanticist by Christian Trotti and Mark Massa

Space Technology & Innovation

Christian Trotti is a project assistant in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council, where he is responsible for programming related to US and allied defense issues. Christian is also an undergraduate senior at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, where he studies International Politics with a concentration in International Security and a certificate in Diplomatic Studies. His interests include great-power competition, nuclear deterrence, military strategy and operational concepts, and wargaming.