Thu, Apr 22, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing March 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing February 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

Set NATO’s sights on the High North: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Security in the Arctic is waiting on no one. NATO needs a strategy for defense and deterrence in the High North before it is outflanked.

NATO 20/2020 by James Danoy and Marisol Maddox

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Ashford quoted in Defense News: Can the Biden administration break the cycle of marathon naval deployments to the Mideast?

On February 17, Emma Ashford was quoted in a Defense News article by David Larter, focusing on the strategic implications of stationing a U.S. carrier group in the Persian Gulf. “After showing signs of improvement following two deadly collisions in 2017, the Navy is again under pressure to provide aircraft carrier presence to the Middle […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Maritime Security Middle East

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Manning in Foreign Policy: Beijing’s welcome gift to Biden: more threats and tensions

On January 27, Robert Manning co-authorded an article Patrick Cronin entitled “Beijing’s Welcome Gift to Biden: More Threats and Tensions” in Foreign Policy. The article makes the point that recent actions by China pose a challenge to any attempt to reset relations and argues that the new coast guard law necessitates a clear response from […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas China

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Christen a carrier strike group: NATO 20/2020 podcast

Using the HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales as its backbone, a NATO carrier strike group is an opportunity for high-end interoperability under European leadership.

NATO 20/2020 by Michael John Williams

Europe & Eurasia Maritime Security

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Build an Atlantic-Pacific partnership: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO is the only institution capable of organizing transatlantic and transpacific stakeholders to address China’s political, military, and information threats.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initative

Australia China

Tue, Nov 3, 2020

Embracing underseas robots: a US strategy to maintain underseas superiority in an age of unmanned systems

The future of warfare is progressing towards uncrewed systems and automation. This report takes a look at this trend in the undersea domain, proposing a strategy for the United States to leverage the emerging capacity of unmanned undersea vehicles.

Report by Erich Frandrup

China Defense Industry

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Preble on the Net Assessment podcast: Battle Force 2045

On the October 29 Net Assessment podcast, Christopher Preble joined co-hosts Melanie Marlowe of CSIS and AEI’s Zack Cooper to discuss the U.S. Navy’s Battle Force 2045 proposal. Bryan, Melanie, Chris, and Zack agree that the proposed 500 ship force is a fantasy that will not be fully funded. But they express optimism that these […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Defense Industry

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Trafalgar offers history lesson for China threat

Over-militarizing policy, as we did from Vietnam to the second Iraq war, almost always induces some form of failure

Blog Post by Harlan Ullman

China Conflict