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Tue, Jun 30, 2020

The future of high-tech warfare


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Sun, Apr 11, 2021

The future of security in space: A thirty-year US strategy

Outer space is rapidly transforming as new actors test new limits. This Atlantic Council Strategy Paper calls for the United States and its allies and partners to secure space over the next three decades or risk wasting the promise of this emerging domain.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Clementine G. Starling, Mark J. Massa, Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder, and Julia T. Siegel

China Cybersecurity

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

The end of the Gulf rift may not signal the end of Turkey-Qatar relations

Early this year, changing regional power balances drove Qatar and the GCC bloc to a normalization agreement, almost four years after the imposition of an embargo on Qatar. During that time, Qatar and Turkey developed an increasingly close and multifaceted relationship. Although cutting military ties between Qatar and Turkey had been on the original list of demands issued by the Saudi led bloc, don't expect any in Turkey-Qatar relations.

TURKEYSource by Meliha Benli Altunışık

Defense Industry Economic Sanctions

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Nurkin’s Deftech Scan report in Armasuisse

On April 12, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin published the latest issue of Deftech Scan.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Sat, Mar 27, 2021

Hu in the Hill on defense acquistion reform

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu published an article in the Hill titled "Defense acquisition reform is critical going forward."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

US national defense strategy and the future of foreign military sales

Ongoing great-power competition, US efforts to strengthen alliances and partnerships, and the global dominance of the US defense industry will ensure that FMS remains a policy tool of first resort. This being the case, US policymakers need to ensure that it is the most efficient tool that it can be.

Seizing the advantage by Charles W. Hooper

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Rodriguez on defense industry and acquisition in DefenseNews

On March 17, FD Senior Advisor Stephen Rodriguez wrote a piece on strategies for acquiring new, innovative technology within the defense industrial base.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

What the US can learn from the UK about strategic reviews

The Biden administration has begun work on a slew of strategies—including a new National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, and Nuclear Posture Review—that will form the framework for its approach to security challenges. There’s a lot that it can learn from the British experience of conducting strategic reviews.

Seizing the advantage by Peter Watkins CB, CBE, Will Jessett CBE

China Defense Industry

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

Herr and Handler featured on an episode of the “Acquisition Talk” podcast

Eric Lofgren hosted Trey Herr and Simon Handler from the Cyber Statecraft Initiative on the Acquisition Talk podcast to discuss how the Department of Defense can improve the resilience of its mission systems.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Akhtar quoted in Daily Times on Operation Swift Retort

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Akhtar quoted in The Nation on #whatstrending

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy