Issue BriefMar 9, 2022
Defending every inch of NATO territory: Force posture options for strengthening deterrence in Europe
By The Scowcroft Center Task Force on Deterrence and Force Posture
Deterrence in Europe can be enhanced through a range of US and NATO force posture enhancements.
Conor Rodihan is the associate director of the Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. He is the co-author of “Geometries of Deterrence: Assessing Defense Arrangements in Europe’s Northeast” and has previously supported the Atlantic Council’s two flagship task force reports on defense and deterrence in Europe, “Permanent Deterrence: Enhancements to the US military presence in North Central Europe” and “Moving Out: A Comprehensive Assessment of European Military Mobility.” Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he interned at the US Mission to NATO. He is a graduate of the University of Denver, where he received bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Russian.