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Tue, May 18, 2021

Predictable strategy and unpredictable operations: The implications of agility in Northern Europe

As the US military becomes increasingly agile, its evolving strategy and activities pose implications for cooperation with allies, deterrence, and stability in Northern Europe.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Conor Rodihan, Matthew R. Crouch, Ronald C. Fairbanks

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

NATO needs continuous responses in cyberspace

Today, NATO’s security is threatened by Russia’s and China’s continuous cyberattacks on the Alliance and its members. To accomplish its mission of deterrence and defense, NATO needs to implement a strategy of proactive, continuous responses to China and Russia in cyberspace, where great power competition is playing out in real time.

New Atlanticist by Franklin D. Kramer, Lauren Speranza, and Conor Rodihan

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Geometries of deterrence: Assessing defense arrangements in Europe’s northeast

Nations in Europe's northeast cooperate through a variety of multilateral security and defense arrangements. "Geometries of Deterrence" assesses how these arrangements individually and collectively contribute to deterrence and defense in Northeastern Europe.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Hans Binnendijk and Conor Rodihan

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

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.