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Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Reality Check #9: Ensure US security sector assistance serves US interests and values

The core assumptions underpinning US policy in the Middle East—ensuring oil flows, maintaining Israel’s security, preventing the rise of a dominant hegemon, and countering terrorism—have been upended by new realities.

Reality Check by Aude Darnal, Evan Cooper

Africa Conflict

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Warrick testifies for the House Committee on Homeland Security

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick testifies for House Committee on Homeland Security.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Hu on the Scott Amyx Show on countering violent extremism and AI

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu speaks with Scott Amyx on his podcast "The Innovating with Scott Amyx Show."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Fri, Jul 9, 2021

Atlantic Council mentioned in DefenseOne on an interview at the Council with Kevin Baron

In the News

Arms Control Conflict

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Fighting online extremism in ‘the Klan den of the twenty-first century’

How can civil society groups, law enforcement, and policymakers assess and combat the threat of online extremism? Experts at the Digital Forensic Research Lab's 360/Open Summit dive in.

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Disinformation Extremism

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Warrick in DefenseOne: “The Domestic Counterterrorism Strategy Is a Good Start—But Needs More”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism Security & Defense

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Sales quoted in Le Point on Hezbollah and France

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Sales quoted in Wall Street Journal on ISIS families

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia Extremism

Wed, May 26, 2021

Event Recap: After the Insurrection: Domestic Violent Extremism and the Intelligence Challenge

The Atlantic Council hosted an event examining domestic violent extremism and the failures in intelligence analysis and warnings that allowed the storming of the Capitol building on January 6. Read the key takeaways.

Event Recaps by Hezha Barzani

Defense Policy Democratic Transitions

Mon, May 24, 2021

SCOTCH: A framework for rapidly assessing influence operations

The increased involvement of digital technology and media in war requires innovative frameworks for understanding information warfare and influence operations. In this piece, GeoTech Action Council member Sam Blazek outlines SCOTCH, a new framework for characterizing influence operations.

GeoTech Cues by Sam Blazek, PhD

Digital Policy Disinformation