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Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Forward Defense launch referenced by POLITICO

In their daily Morning Defense briefing, POLITICO referenced the launch of the Atlantic Council's new Forward Defense practice area, designed to help the United States and its allies and partners contend with great power rivals and maintain favorable balances of power.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Security & Defense

Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Atlantic Council launches Forward Defense

Groundbreaking practice area will shape the debate around US and allies’ greatest military challenges and create forward-looking assessments of the trends, technologies, and concepts that will define the future of warfare.

Press Release

Security & Defense

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

Mark Massa is a project assistant in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He is a dual-enrolled undergraduate senior studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs and first-year master’s student in the Security Studies Program at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. His research focuses on the Arctic and on nuclear weapons. He is currently writing his senior honors thesis on a theory of nuclear ballistic missile submarine strategy.