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The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Experts

Content

Wed, May 12, 2021

Starling in Joint Air Power Competence Centre on NATO command and control

Forward Defense Deputy Director and Transatlantic Security Initiative Resident Fellow Clementine G. Starling co-authored an article titled "NATO command and control (C2) resilience in contested environments."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Europe & Eurasia

Tue, May 11, 2021

Lt Col Mulder in Air and Space Power Journal on the Corsair

Forward Defense Senior US Air Force Fellow Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder published a book review in the Air & Space Power Journal on the novel "Widowmaker: Living and Dying with the Corsair."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

Mon, May 10, 2021

Mission resilience: Adapting defense aerospace to evolving cybersecurity challenges

While aerospace presents inherently distinct challenges from other spaces, defense organizations could look to the private sector and adapt commercial practices to implement the principles of resilience.

Report by Simon Handler, Trey Herr, Steve Luczynski, and Reed Porada

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Thu, May 6, 2021

Hu talks with US Army Mad Scientist Initiative on competition and conflict

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu participates in a panel as part of the US Army's Mad Scientist Initiative's "Are We Doing Enough, Fast Enough?" webinar series.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

Tue, May 4, 2021

A plea to the Pentagon: Don’t sacrifice resilience on the altar of innovation

US defense systems are vulnerable because they are brittle and unmaintained, and thus not resilient. Fixing it will require a new approach to acquisition.

New Atlanticist by JC Herz

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Akhtar joins Strategic Vision Institute to discuss South Asian nuclear history

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Indo-Pacific

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Nurkin in Defense News on future US space capabilities

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin published an article in DefenseNews titled "What focus areas are key to America's future space capabilities?"

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

An EAR-evolution? What Commerce’s military intelligence end-user rule may foretell

Export controls have become an increasingly prominent tool in the US' foreign policy. However, a new rule that restricts the activities of US persons may foretell a shift in tactics.

Blog Post by Annie Froehlich

Arms Control China

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Fontenrose quoted in New York Times on US arms sales to UAE and KSA

In the News

Defense Technologies Middle East
Cover credit: Helen Lundeberg, “The Veil,” 1947, The Macfarlane Collection

Sun, Apr 11, 2021

The future of security in space: A thirty-year US strategy

Outer space is rapidly transforming as new actors test new limits. This Atlantic Council Strategy Paper calls for the United States and its allies and partners to secure space over the next three decades or risk wasting the promise of this emerging domain.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Clementine G. Starling, Mark J. Massa, Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder, and Julia T. Siegel

China Cybersecurity

Events

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 2

Public Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

5:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights

Wed, May 26, 2021

The Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data: Report launch | Part 1

Online Event The official report launch event for the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technology and Data.

12:00pm Defense Technologies Digital Policy Future of Work Human Rights

Fri, May 14, 2021

Transforming the British Army: A conversation with General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith

Online Event General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith, Chief of the General Staff of the British Army, discusses global security trends and challenges, and how the British Army is transforming for the future.

9:00am Defense Policy Defense Technologies Security & Defense United Kingdom