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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 […]

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 23, 2024

General CQ Brown, Jr., on the US role in Gaza, Ukraine, and other crises around the world

By Katherine Walla

It’s time to plan for the long term in the Middle East, the general said at an Atlantic Council event.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

May 17, 2024

NATO must ‘win up front but be ready to win long’ in modern warfare, says General Christopher Cavoli

By Katherine Walla

At an Atlantic Council Front Page event, Cavoli spoke about the war in Ukraine, NATO's modernization efforts, the China challenge, and more.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Testimony

May 16, 2024

A bold policy to protect the US by helping Ukraine stop Russian aggression

By John E. Herbst

Ambassador John Herbst, senior director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, testifies before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe hearing on “Closing the skies, liberating Ukraine.” Video from the hearings and other testimonies can be found below. Below is the oral argument presented by Ambassador John Herbst. The greatest national security challenge facing […]

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UkraineAlert

May 14, 2024

Putin appoints economist as defense minister as Russia plans for long war

By Mercedes Sapuppo

The appointment of a technocrat economist as Russia's new Defense Minister is a clear sign that Putin preparing the country for a long war with Ukraine and the West, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.

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New Atlanticist

May 7, 2024

The drones are small—the arms race may not be. Here’s how the US can win.

By Matthew Rose, Kathryn Levantovscaia

With rapid advances in drone technology, the United States needs to develop an updated, comprehensive counter-drone strategy.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

In the News

May 7, 2024

Arbit joins Bloomberg Radio to discuss Israeli troop withdrawals from Gaza

By Atlantic Council

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In the News

May 7, 2024

Arbit joins Bloomberg’s Balance of Power Podcast to discuss Israel troops withdrawals from Khan Younis

By Atlantic Council

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In the News

May 7, 2024

Abercrombie-Winstanley joins Channel 4 News on US aid to Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

In the News

May 7, 2024

Panikoff in Newsweek: Saudi Arabia Just Glimpsed a Version of Its Future Thanks to Iran – Opinion

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Iran

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