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Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security sign open letter on consolidating Congressional oversight of DHS

On November 4, six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security signed an open letter to Congressional leadership calling for action to consolidate and strengthen oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prior to the convening of the 117th Congress.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

How France, Germany, and the UK can build a European pillar of NATO

Expanding and developing the role of the E3 in defense, with a focus to create a stronger European pillar in NATO, could serve as a fruitful test ground to shape more decisive and agile security cooperation for the future.

Article by Anna Wieslander

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Sun, Nov 22, 2020

Unexpected competition: A US strategy to keep its Central and Eastern European allies as allies in an era of great-power competition

As China and Russia make inroads with traditional US allies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the United States is faced with unexpected competition. To keep these US allies as allies for years to come, policymakers should heed the roadmap offered in this strategy paper, which focuses on the case study of Hungary to recommend ways to deepen alliances with CEE nations.

Report by John Blocher

Central Europe Defense Policy

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Hooper mentioned in Modern War Institute piece on security sector assistance

On November 23, FD NSRF Charles Hooper was mentioned in a Modern War Institute commentary article on the ways in which American security sector assistance can strengthen America’s competitive advantage.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Kroenig mentioned in Aviation Week on expected Biden defense policies

On November 20, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was mentioned in an Aviation Week article titled “What to Expect from Biden’s Pentagon.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Starling quoted in Space News on expected Biden space policies

On November 20, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Starling was quoted in a Space News article titled “Biden likely to stay course on Space Force and defense investments.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

FAST THINKING: Get up to speed on the crisis in Ethiopia

A fast-developing crisis in Ethiopia has the crucial US ally edging closer to all-out war, just two years after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office promising democratic reforms and a year after he won the Nobel Peace Prize. So what happened? Today we’re turning to Cameron Hudson, an expert on the region and former US diplomat and intelligence officer, for a look behind the headlines.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Kroenig featured in Ask the Experts article for London School of Economics

On November 19, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was featured in a London School of Economics article titled “Ask the Experts: How will the election change the US’ stance towards China? What are the implications for the UK?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Rethink and replace 2%: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO’s two percent metric is reductive and politically fraught but offers lessons for better ways to measure burden sharing.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Garlauskas on what the US could expect out of China’s policy towards North Korea

On November 19, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in an article on The Economist on what the US could expect out of China’s pressure towards North Korea. He expressed that pressing North Korea to stop testing its most […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Events

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

The five revolutions: Examining defense innovation in the Indo-Pacific region

Online Event In this launch event for Forward Defense's latest report, experts discuss the defense innovation trends, emerging technologies, and operational concepts that will define the future of competition and warfare in the Indo-Pacific region.

3:00pm Australia China Conflict Defense Industry