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Content

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The fox in the henhouse: How bureaucratic processes handicap US military supremacy and what to do about it

Washington’s once unrivaled military strength is now increasingly challenged by that of its adversaries. To stay ahead, the United States must restructure its relationship with commercial companies by reducing regulation that hinders innovation, speed, and the ability for private industry to access government contracts.

New Atlanticist by Stephen Rodriguez

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Rodriguez writes War on the Rocks article on US military investment ecosystem

Senior Advisor Stephen Rodriguez argues that the United States must do more to foster innovation in critical defense technologies.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Industry

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Rodriguez quoted in Wall Street Journal on China and corporate AI adoption

Atlantic Council Senior Advisor Stephen Rodriguez argues that China lags in commercial enterprise adoption of AI technologies.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Industry
3D Printing

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

In an era of great-power competition, procurement reform not more regulation for the defense industrial base

What strategic gains can DoD realize from being a better customer? Given the reluctance of the US commercial sector to engage in defense work and the speedy innovation of our rivals, reform is needed.

New Atlanticist by Tate Nurkin

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Sun, Jan 19, 2020

McFate quoted in the Wall Street Journal on US private defense firms

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Sat, Jan 11, 2020

McFate quoted in the Telegraph on the private security industry

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Katz quoted in Sharq wa Gharb (London) on the US objecting to Egypt buying Russian Su-35 fighter aircraft

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Conflict

Sun, Nov 24, 2019

McFate joins Al Jazeera to discuss how mercenaries are reshaping the battlefield

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

McFate joins the WBUR Here & Now podcast to discuss the commodification of warfare

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Defense Industry

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

McFate quoted in the Times on Russian mercenaries in Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Defense Industry