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Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Achieving security in space: A recap of The Atlantic Council space strategy launch

Sixty years since the first human launched into orbit, what is the future of security and prosperity in space? On April 12, the International Day of Human Spaceflight, the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense practice sought to answer this question with an engaging virtual public event featuring esteemed space experts and the launch of a new Atlantic Council Strategy Paper.

Event Recap by Raphael Piliero

Economy & Business National Security

Mon, May 17, 2021

FAST THINKING: Mars, with Chinese characteristics

What does China's arrival on Mars mean for the great-power space race? What are the military implications? Our space experts phoned home with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

China Security & Defense

Sat, May 15, 2021

Siegel in the National Interest on curbing Covid-19 cases

Forward Defense Program Assistant Julia Siegel wrote an article in the National Interest on the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus National Security

Julia Siegel is a program assistant in the Forward Defense practice of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

Siegel is responsible for event coordination for the Commanders Series and Captains of Industry Series and contributes research and logistical support to the Future of DHS Project. She contributes to Forward Defense’s work on the space domain, having co-authored The Future of Security in Space: A Thirty-Year US Strategy as part of the “Atlantic Council Strategy Papers Series.”

Siegel graduated with highest distinction from the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy with a bachelor of arts in public policy and leadership and a second major in Spanish. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, she worked at the University of Virginia’s National Security Policy Center, where she conducted research on the US Space Force and Chinese naval diplomacy.