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Experts react

Aug 30, 2021

Experts react: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is complete. What’s next?

By Atlantic Council experts

What’s next for Afghanistan? How will evacuations proceed without the US military controlling Kabul airport? What’s next for the counterterrorism mission? How will other regional and global powers shape the country the United States leaves behind?

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 23, 2021

Wechsler joins Modern Warn Institute to discuss US military failures post 9/11

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 21, 2021

Katz quoted in Forbes on the Taliban’s anticipated struggles with operating US aircrafts they captured

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 17, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in HuffPost on how the Taliban regrouped since falling from power

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

In the News

Aug 16, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in CNBC on how the Taliban has become more efficient since the 1990s

By Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

New Atlanticist

Aug 10, 2021

Why is US defense acquisition falling behind? Blame the TINA paradox.

By John F. Wharton and Tate Nurkin

In order to safeguard taxpayer dollars and foster innovation in military technology, it's time to rethink the Truth in Negotiations Act.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

In the News

Aug 9, 2021

Cooper quoted in the Wall Street Journal on the UAE-Russia relations

By Atlantic Council

Arms Control Defense Industry

In the News

Aug 7, 2021

Nurkin’s Deftech Scan report with Armasuisse

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin reviews innovations in the cyber domain, in missile technology, in human performance enhancement, and more.

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Jul 28, 2021

The security of defense trade with allies: Enhancing contact, contracts, and control in supply chains

By James Hasik

The COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of "Buy American" policies have cast doubt on the ability of foreign suppliers to provide crucial defense goods and services to the US Department of Defense in times of crisis or conflict. Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik recommends the expansion of security of supply agreements (among other measures) to fully leverage the defense-industrial bases of US allies and partners and best support US security priorities.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

In the News

Jul 27, 2021

Slavin quoted in VOA Russia on the withdrawal of American troops in Iraq

By Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

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