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UkraineAlert

Jun 15, 2024

The view from Kyiv: Why Ukrainian NATO membership is in US interests

By Alyona Getmanchuk

US President Joe Biden recently voiced his skepticism over Ukrainian NATO membership, but enabling Ukraine to join the alliance would be in American interests, writes Alyona Getmanchuk.

Conflict Defense Policy

Experts react

Jun 13, 2024

Experts react: Ukraine gets $50 billion from Russian assets and a US security deal at the G7 summit

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts dig into the agreements reached at the G7 summit and how they might reshape Ukraine’s war against Russian aggression.

Conflict Crisis Management
Chief Warrant Officer Richard Infusino, a Falcon Team pilot, packs up his gear after landing one of five new UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters at Hohenfels Army Airfield April 21. The new helicopters will replace the post's aging fleet of UH-1 ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Issue Brief

Jun 11, 2024

Friend-sourcing military procurement: Technology acquisition as security cooperation

By James Hasik

Jim Hasik reviews the nine cases of US "friend-sourcing" of major military systems and finds they brought good quality, speed, and economy.

Afghanistan Defense Industry

New Atlanticist

Jun 10, 2024

Building the bridge: How to inject credibility into NATO’s promise of membership for Ukraine

By Ian Brzezinski

Ukraine’s bridge to NATO membership must be built in ways that institutionalize its integration into the Alliance’s structures—starting now.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jun 6, 2024

Chilton in DefenseNews on nuclear triad investment

By Atlantic Council

On June 5, Forward Defense distinguished fellow General Kevin Chilton, USAF (Ret.) published an article in DefenseNews on the need to continue forward with the nuclear triad modernization program, entitled "US security demands continued nuclear triad investment."

China Defense Policy

In the News

May 28, 2024

Bakir quoted in Breaking Defense on US-Saudi defense pact

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Middle East

In the News

May 28, 2024

Samaan joins Channel News Asia to discuss the United States cutting off weapons to Israel

By Atlantic Council

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NATO leaders all together on stage.

New Atlanticist

May 28, 2024

Why NATO matters

By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

The United States supports and leads NATO not out of altruism, but because it is manifestly in its interest to do so.

Crisis Management Defense Policy

In the News

May 28, 2024

Soofer cited in Asia Times on the nuclear sea-launched cruise missile

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense Senior Fellow Dr. Robert Soofer's recent article on the SLCM-N was cited in the Asia Times.

China Defense Policy

In the News

May 24, 2024

Michta in DW News on potential NATO secretary general candidates

On February 24, Andrew Michta, director and senior fellow in the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative, was quoted in DW News about the candidates to replace NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He assessed that a candidate from the Alliance’s eastern flank may be well-suited for the role, as they “understand the existential nature of the threat” from […]

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