New Atlanticist

May 21, 2024

Bridging the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas would serve both European and NATO interests

By Kaush Arha, Adam Eberhardt, Paolo Messa, and George Scutaru

Strategic corridors linking Constanța, Gdańsk, and Trieste would be transformative force multipliers for European peace and prosperity.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

In the News

Apr 11, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi in the Times of India

On April 10, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in the Times of India on the recent launch of Japan’s first full aircraft carrier since World War II.

Defense Technologies Indo-Pacific

New Atlanticist

Apr 10, 2024

This aspect of the Biden-Kishida summit will define the military response to an Indo-Pacific crisis

By Markus Garlauskas

The US and Japan must modernize their command and control structures to ensure deterrence and defeat threats in the Indo-Pacific.

Defense Policy Indo-Pacific


Apr 3, 2024

Fincantieri CEO Pierroberto Folgiero on transatlantic defense industrial innovation and cooperation

By Atlantic Council

Pierroberto Folgiero, chief executive officer of Fincantieri, Italy’s leading shipbuilding company that works closely with the US Navy and has several shipbuilding sites in the United States, joined the Atlantic Council for an interview with Matthew Kroenig, vice president and senior director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Folgiero shared his perspective on […]

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Mar 29, 2024

Bolstering cooperation among Quad and Pacific Island countries

By Parker Novak, Kyoko Imai

As the Pacific Islands’ relevance grows, there’s an influx of diplomatic attention and development assistance as external powers seek to curry favor with the sixteen countries. Australia, India, Japan, and the United States (the Quad) seeks to bolster regional engagement to address key regional issues including climate, connectivity, economic development, and maritime security.

Australia Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

Mar 27, 2024

Ralby quoted in the Washington Post on the Baltimore bridge collapse

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Braw in Foreign Policy on the Russian shadow fleet

By Elisabeth Braw

On March 26, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw wrote an article for Foreign Policy discussing Russia’s shadow fleet’s activities in Danish territorial waters.   

Maritime Security Northern Europe


Mar 21, 2024

Putin fires navy chief as Ukrainians cheer success in Battle of Black Sea

By Peter Dickinson

The chief of the Russian Navy has been dismissed by Vladimir Putin in the latest indication that Ukraine is winning the Battle of the Black Sea, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Technologies

In the News

Mar 20, 2024

Braw in Politico on abandonment of sailors

By Elisabeth Braw

On March 20, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw wrote an article in Politico discussing the abandonment of sailors by shipping companies   

Economy & Business Maritime Security

New Atlanticist

Mar 19, 2024

There will be no ‘short, sharp’ war. A fight between the US and China would likely go on for years.

By Brian Kerg

US policymakers and military leaders must rigorously study and plan for a broad range of implications from a years-long war against China.

China Conflict