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Dec 23, 2021

A multipolar world requires more adaptive US security thinking

By R. Clarke Cooper

Washington must carefully foster its partnerships and spark a level of defense innovation to keep itself and its partners truly secure.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Report

Dec 23, 2021

Proactively countering North Korea’s advancing nuclear threat

By Markus Garlauskas

Markus Garlauskas suggests a strategy to counter North Korean nuclear weapons by impeding the growth of its arsenal, investing to stay ahead of new nuclear threats, and adjusting operations on the Korean Peninsula.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

In the News

Dec 23, 2021

Warrick in the Hill on preventing extremist recruitment

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas S. Warrick considers how to avoid extremist recruitment of unvaccinated service members.

Coronavirus Defense Policy

In the News

Dec 22, 2021

Dagres quoted in DawnMENA on the fate of the Iranian nuclear deal

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Energy & Environment

In the News

Dec 22, 2021

Katz quoted in Svoboda on US negotiations with Russia

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy International Norms

In the News

Dec 22, 2021

Slavin in The Washington Post: We should work more on ‘Plan A’ with Iran before moving to ‘Plan B’

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Energy & Environment

Report

Dec 22, 2021

Seizing the advantage: A vision for the next US national defense strategy

By Clementine G. Starling, Tyson Wetzel, Christian Trotti

In this latest installment of the Atlantic Council Strategy Papers series, Forward Defense’s Clementine Starling, Lt Col Tyson Wetzel, and Christian Trotti articulate their vision and recommendations for the next US National Defense Strategy, including clearer prioritization, investments and divestments, reposturing of US forces, a new warfighting concept, and a focus on transnational threats like hybrid warfare and climate change.

China Defense Industry

In the News

Dec 21, 2021

Cooper in Breaking Defense on deterrence during Great Power Competition

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Scott Cooper writes on the importance of air power to deterrence in the context of great power competition with Russia and China.

China Conflict

In the News

Dec 21, 2021

Badi quoted in New York Times on the likely postponement of the Libyan elections

By Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Democratic Transitions

In the News

Dec 20, 2021

Sales in Real Clear Policy: Could European Parliament Hobble US in Tech Competition with China?

By Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy