In the NewsApr 14, 2023
Skaluba and Arick in U.S. News and World Report discussing NATO enlargement amid Russia’s war in Ukraine
On April 10, the Transatlantic Security Initiative’s Christopher Skaluba and Ryan Arick authored an article for U.S. News and World Report that argues Russia’s war in Ukraine demonstrates the critical need to invest in our security institutions, and that NATO should consider enlargement with new members who are well-equipped to deter aggression against NATO territory.
New AtlanticistFeb 24, 2023
Experts react: How a year of war in Europe remade NATO, and what comes next
By Atlantic Council experts
The war has undeniably re-invigorated NATO. But just how much has changed? Our experts weigh in on the state of the Alliance and where allies should go from here.
Ryan Arick is an assistant director with the Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. In this capacity, he supports TSI’s work to strengthen the transatlantic alliance against emerging security threats from around the world. Previously, he served as an assistant program officer with the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy, where he supported the center’s transnational kleptocracy portfolio. Prior to joining the International Forum for Democratic Studies, he worked with the National Democratic Institute’s Central and Eastern Europe division, where he supported democracy programs in the Western Balkans as well as cross-regional grants to promote pluralism and good governance. He graduated from Indiana University with a BS in public affairs.