The 5×5

Nov 16, 2022

The 5×5—The rise of cyber surveillance and the Access-as-a-Service industry

By Simon Handler

Experts discuss the rise of cyber surveillance and the impact of the Access-as-a-Service industry on the United States and its allies.

Cybersecurity Intelligence


Nov 7, 2022

The cyber strategy and operations of Hamas: Green flags and green hats

By Simon Handler

This report seeks to highlight Hamas as an emerging and capable cyber actor, and help the policy community understand how similar non-state groups may leverage the cyber domain in the future.

Conflict Cybersecurity

Executive Summary

Nov 3, 2022

In brief: A ten-step guide to transforming intelligence sharing with US allies

By Transatlantic Security Initiative

The Atlantic Council presents ten practical recommendations to enhance intelligence sharing with US allies, improve strategic warning, and bolster collective security.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Oct 31, 2022

Beyond NOFORN: Solutions for increased intelligence sharing among allies

By AVM Sean Corbett, CB MBE and James Danoy

Intelligence sharing is a perennial issue, but modern solutions exist to balance enhancing cooperation with key allies with providing decision advantage to policymakers.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

AC Selects

Oct 26, 2022

AC Selects: China’s 20th Party Congress, the Indo-Pacific theatre & the intelligence community

The Forward Defense Initiative hosts three separate events discussing the uncertain Naval security environment, how the United States can maintain a credible deterrent against China in the next decade, and intelligence reform.

China Conflict

Event Recap

Oct 18, 2022

Congressional oversight of intelligence for great-power competition

By Aidan Poling

Missed our October 4 event on intelligence committee and community reform? Then read the recap here.

China Defense Policy


Oct 13, 2022

Meet the Ukrainian TV star fundraising millions for the country’s war effort

By Oleksii Antoniuk, Andrew D’Anieri

TV host Serhiy Prytula is being tipped by many as a rising star of Ukrainian politics but for now he is fully occupied in his current role leading crowdfunding efforts for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Civil Society Conflict

In the News

Oct 3, 2022

Eftimiades quoted in South China Morning Post regarding the conviction of a Chinese spy

By Atlantic Council

South China Morning Post quotes Nicholas Eftimiades regarding the conviction of a US Army Reservist as a Chinses "illegal agent."

China Indo-Pacific

Hybrid Conflict Project

Sep 30, 2022

How the US can focus its fight against foreign influence operations

By Jennifer A. Counter

Understanding exactly what US adversaries plan to do in the information space is vital to building domestic defenses.

Conflict Cybersecurity

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

The role of electronic warfare, cyber, and space capabilities in the air littoral

By Zachary Kallenborn

Electronic warfare, cyber, and space operations are critical to successful information operations in the air littoral fight.

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies