In the News

Dec 2, 2022

Ullman in United Press International on the new National Defense Strategy

By Atlantic Council

Harlan Ullman writes on the new concepts in the Biden administration's National Defense Strategy

Defense Policy National Security


Nov 8, 2022

Does the Biden administration’s National Defense Strategy make the grade?

By Atlantic Council

In the latest edition of the Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard, our experts pull out their red pens to grade the Pentagon's signature strategy.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Nov 5, 2022

Strengthening deterrence with SLCM-N

By John R. Harvey and Robert Soofer

John Harvey and Robert Soofer argue that the Sea-Launched Cruise Missile is necessary to deter Russia and China

China Defense Policy


Nov 4, 2022

Can the US keep pace with increasing global threats? Our experts decode the National Defense Strategy.

By Atlantic Council experts

We asked our experts at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security to translate all the security speak from the National Defense Strategy to reveal what it all means for the United States' role in the world.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Executive Summary

Nov 3, 2022

In brief: A ten-step guide to transforming intelligence sharing with US allies

By Transatlantic Security Initiative

The Atlantic Council presents ten practical recommendations to enhance intelligence sharing with US allies, improve strategic warning, and bolster collective security.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Nov 3, 2022

Power projection: Accelerating the electrification of US military ground vehicles

By Reed Blakemore, Tate Nurkin

Reed Blakemore and Tate Nurkin highlight advantages and propose next steps of the electrification of US military ground vehicles in this Global Energy Center and Forward Defense issue brief.

Climate Change & Climate Action Defense Industry

New Atlanticist

Nov 2, 2022

German defense state secretary: What ‘Zeitenwende’ really means

By Siemtje Möller

As she travels to Washington this week to meet with US defense officials and others, Siemtje Möller breaks down her country's historic shift in mindset and force posture.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Issue Brief

Oct 31, 2022

Beyond NOFORN: Solutions for increased intelligence sharing among allies

By AVM Sean Corbett, CB MBE and James Danoy

Intelligence sharing is a perennial issue, but modern solutions exist to balance enhancing cooperation with key allies with providing decision advantage to policymakers.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Oct 27, 2022

Eight things you need to know about the new US National Defense Strategy

By Atlantic Council experts

Does the strategy succeed? We turned to our experts to break down the Pentagon's plans.

Defense Policy National Security

Atlantic Debrief

Oct 19, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – Can Germany lead in Europe? | A Debrief from Rolf Nikel

Europe Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Damir Marusic speaks with Ambassador Rolf Nikel, Vice President of the German Council on Foreign Relations and former German Ambassador to Poland, to discuss Germany's relations with its Central and Eastern European neighbors and Germany's leadership in Europe.

Central Europe Defense Policy