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

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Manning on Asian Insider: Quad not an Indo-Pacific NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Build an Atlantic-Pacific Partnership

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 James Hildebrand, Harry W.S. Lee, Fumika Mizuno, Miyeon Oh, and Monica Michiko Sato

China Defense Policy

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Christen a carrier strike group

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

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Set NATO’s sights on the High North

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 Jim Danoy and Marisol Maddox

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Oct 13, 2020

Britain and Ukraine unveil new strategic partnership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s recent state visit to the UK was the most consequential foreign relations act of his presidency to date and saw the unveiling of a new strategic partnership.

UkraineAlert by Bate C Toms

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

Tue, Oct 13, 2020

Trouble underway: Seven perspectives on maritime cybersecurity

With greater than 90 percent of all global trade tonnage transported by sea and vital global energy networks, maritime infrastructure has never been more essential and yet also more at risk.

New Atlanticist by Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Cybersecurity Internet

Thu, Oct 8, 2020

Battle Force 2045 raises important questions

The United States needs very capable, professional, and ready military forces that are not only equipped with the most effective and modern systems but that can be sustained given resource realities for the long term.

Blog Post by Harlan Ullman

Defense Policy Maritime Security

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Report by Olgu Okumuş

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Now let’s see an agreement in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Trump administration has demonstrated its ability to bring allies together and promote regional peace and cooperation. The United States should keep up this momentum by helping to reach an agreement between Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus, and de-escalate the conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Content Series by Brenda Shaffer

Conflict Europe & Eurasia


Mon, Nov 9, 2020

The Blue Economy: A global agenda to explore, protect, and develop ocean resources

ONLINE EVENT– Five maritime experts join the Scowcroft Center and its Forward Defense practice area for a virtual discussion on the Blue Economy and how the United States can sustainably and responsibly cultivate international cooperation in this arena.