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Thu, Mar 4, 2021

Nasr in Foreign Policy: The Middle East’s next conflicts won’t be between Arab States and Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

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

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

How should the next National Defense Strategy balance terrorism, rogue regimes, and great-power competition?

Our experts explore how the United States can tackle terrorism, address the advances of rogue regimes, and establish a balance between competition and cooperation with other global powers.

Seizing the advantage by Matthew R. Crouch, Ronald C. Fairbanks

China Conflict

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Hasik quoted in the Mandarin on Australian government

On February 18, FD NRSF James Hasik was quoted in a piece titled “Opinion: The triumph of the lobbies – Australia’s revolving door and democracy.” Hasik commented on the push by some Democratic leaders in the US Congress to limit connections between the defense industry and government, claiming it would stifle innovation in the Pentagon and lend itself to “miscommunication” between defence contractors and the government. “And whatever these two legislators’ indignation about occasional abuses, building barriers between suppliers and customers is frankly no way to do business”.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Australia Defense Policy

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

LTG Hooper participates in Harvard Kennedy School event

On February 22, FD NRSF LTG Charles Hooper was featured on a panel at a Harvard Kennedy School event titled “Diversity in the Services.” His remarks will focus on his path in the military and how the armed services can improve diversity and combat racism.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

How the next National Defense Strategy can get serious about emerging technologies

US adversaries including China, Iran, and Russia are investing in additional technological capabilities to counterbalance the United States’ advantages in great-power competition—specifically its dominance in kinetic operations and weapons. The next NDS must differentiate among different technologies to create more nuanced strategies.

Seizing the advantage by Justin Sherman, Evanna Hu

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Warrick quoted in Lawfare on Iranian information operations

On February 19, FD NRSF Thomas Warrick was quoted in a piece titled “How to Understand Iranian Information Operations.” In this piece, Warrick claims that Iran is using disinformation tactics as a retaliation tactic, asserting national power without direct escalation.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Disinformation

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Kroenig speaks at Baylor University on great-power competition

On February 18, SCSS Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was featured in a discussion with the Alexander Hamilton Society at Baylor University on “The return of great power rivalry: Sino-American relations.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Disband the NATO Response Force: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Replacing the NRF with a plug-and-play interoperability model increases the chance that NATO will employ its high-readiness forces.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Crisis Management Defense Policy

Events

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Looking North: Conference on security in the Arctic

Online Event The Norwegian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defense join the Atlantic Council, alongside two conversations on trends driving the future of Arctic security and on bridging perspectives between Europe and North America on key security issues.

9:00am Americas Defense Policy Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

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