Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Nurkin discusses wargaming on Janes World of Intelligence podcast

On February 12, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin appeared on the Janes World of Intelligence podcast to discuss wargames: how to run them, the requirements for them, and how they benefit us. Nurkin argued that wargames have been frequently misunderstood, yet offer a chance to craft sounder policies for handling foreign policy crises.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Education

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Qaddour quoted in Arab News on Turkey opening schools in war-torn Syria

In the News

Civil Society Education

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Ukraine’s roadmap to an artificial intelligence future

Ukraine has recently adopted a National AI Development Strategy for the coming decade that aims to integrate artificial intelligence technologies into every sphere of the Ukrainian economy.

UkraineAlert by Vitaliy Goncharuk

Defense Technologies Education

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Ukraine’s education reforms are at risk of politicization

The controversial recent confirmation of Serhiy Shkarlet as Ukrainian Minister of Education has dragged the country's ambitious education sector reform agenda firmly into the political fray.

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri

Education Ukraine

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Brooks in ASIS International on storytelling and war strategy

On December 1, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Max Brooks was featured in an article by ASIS International on storytelling. Brooks explained how trapping people in a story can help them learn.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Defense Policy

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

Nurkin quoted in U.S. News & World Report on adding value to neural networks and data science

On November 23, Forward Defense non-resident senior fellow Tate Nurkin was quoted in a U.S. News article titled “How to Learn Python: A U.S. News Guide.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Education

Tue, Nov 3, 2020

Cole authors preface of US Marine Corps University graphic novel

On November 3, Marine Corps University released a graphic novel exploring the future of the Marine Corps titled “Destination Unknown, Volume 2.” Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow August Cole authored the preface and served as a writing mentor for this project.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

Fri, Oct 30, 2020

The post-COVID world this week: Europe shuts down again and economic optimism dampens—but a hopeful example in Miami

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world that uses its past resilience strategies to inform new ones, like in Miami.

Coronavirus Alert by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Middle East business leaders provide perspective on the economic impact of the upcoming US presidential election

In an empowerME survey conducted in the last thirty days, thirty-two Middle East business leaders shared their views on the possible economic impact of the 2020 US Presidential election. Atlantic Council experts Kirsten Fontenrose, Amjad Ahmad, Mohsin Khan, and Jean-Francois Seznec analyzed the data and provided the following key takeaways.

Elections 2020

Education Elections

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Qatar Development Bank CEO: The “blockade didn’t stop us from growing” and “prepared us for other shocks” like COVID-19

On October 26, 2020, empowerME hosted Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa for a conversation about Qatar’s efforts to boost entrepreneurship, diversify its economy, increase women’s economic participation, and prepare youth for the jobs of the future.

MENASource by Stefanie H. Ali

Coronavirus Economy & Business


Fri, Mar 5, 2021

A conversation with Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai on education for all girls

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Going beyond the traditional brick-and-mortar approach, Ms. Yousafzai believes in expanding female participation in the formal labor force by creating opportunities and helping local partners break down societal barriers to the entry of women into the formal work force.

9:00am Education Pakistan South Asia Women