In the NewsMar 19, 2023
Binnendijk in Global Politics and Strategy: Towards Nuclear Stewardship with China
By Hans Binnendijk
Binnendijk and Gompert argue that with the rising risk of complex crises and military escalation in the Pacific region, the United States should invite China into a process of nuclear restraint and confidence-building, called ‘nuclear stewardship.' This process could start with a joint bilateral declaration that neither superpower would use nuclear weapons first against the other or its formal allies.
In the NewsFeb 27, 2023
Kroenig in the Boston Globe discussing the suspension of New START
On February 21, a tweet by Scowcroft director Matthew Kroenig was quoted by Travis Anderson of the Boston Globe discussing the geopolitical implication of Putin’s suspension of New START, the only remaining nuclear arms control pact between Russia and the US. Kroenig theorizes how this may be the start of a long-term strategic arms competition […]
New AtlanticistFeb 22, 2023
Russia policy after the war: A new strategy of containment
By Alexander Vershbow
To prevent further damage to the rules-based international order, the United States and its allies will need a strategy of containment to deter Russia militarily and decouple Russia from the international community, until Moscow has earned the right to be considered a partner once more.
New AtlanticistFeb 20, 2023
Experts react: One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the US releases new sanctions and China steps in with a ‘peace’ plan
By Atlantic Council experts
Atlantic Council experts share their insights on the importance of Biden's surprise trip to Kyiv and more at the one-year mark of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
In the NewsNov 28, 2022
Kroenig on Fox News Sunday discussing North Korea and Iran
By Atlantic Council
On November 27, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was interviewed by Jennifer Griffin on Fox News Sunday discussing North Korea’s latest missile test and protests in Iran.
UkraineAlertNov 22, 2022
Ukraine must be allowed to strike back against targets inside Russia
By Ira Straus
In order to defeat Putin and end the war, Ukraine must be allowed to strike back inside Russia. At present, this is not possible due to restrictions imposed by Ukraine's overly cautious international allies, writes Ira Straus.
UkraineAlertOct 18, 2022
Bowing to Putin’s nuclear blackmail will make nuclear war more likely
By Andriy Zagorodnyuk
Giving in to Putin’s nuclear blackmail would not end the war in Ukraine. What it would do is set a disastrous precedent that makes a future nuclear war far more likely while encouraging uncontrolled nuclear proliferation.
In the NewsSep 7, 2022
Kroenig on CNBC discussing Russia’s military supply lines and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
By Atlantic Council
On September 6, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was interviewed on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” discussing the potential Russian purchase of North Korean artillery and threats to the Zaporizhzhia power plant.