Jon Dunne

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Erich Frandrup

US Navy Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security


Mon, Mar 2, 2020

US should revive Lend-Lease to contain Russia

The Western world has repeatedly been caught out by each new phase of Vladimir Putin's hybrid war. Could a new Lend-Lease program for Central and Eastern Europe allow the West to regain the initiative from the Kremlin?

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Central Europe Conflict

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Frandrup quoted in the National on naval operations in the Gulf area

In the News by Atlantic Council

Maritime Security Security & Defense

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss the Turkey-Libya maritime boundary agreement and tensions in the Mediterranean

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economy & Business

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Ukraine got its ships back but at what cost?

The press forgot something significant in its coverage. Yes, Ukraine has been calling for the return of these ships for months, and yes their status would have been a serious obstacle to peace talks, but the ships were illegally fired upon and seized while legally traveling in what should have been safe waters.

UkraineAlert by Doug Klain

Conflict Crisis Management
US Middle East

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

The United States needs Middle East partnerships, former US commander argues

The United States must continue to build its systems of alliances and partnerships across the Middle East, but Washington's change of policy toward the Syrian Kurds "will make it more difficult to build partnership in the future," General Joseph Votel said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Maritime Security Middle East

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Making sense of HOPE: Can Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor succeed?

Since President Hassan Rouhani’s election in 2013, Iran has proposed the establishment of a regional dialogue forum at various international conferences, through articles in numerous platforms, and within official statements.

IranSource by Mehran Haghirian and Luciano Zaccara

Conflict Iran

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Sanctions supersede overtures between US and Iran at the UN

United Nations General Assembly summits can be an opportunity for ice-breaking encounters between long and bitter adversaries. For the US and Iran this year, however, it was another missed opportunity.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Maritime Security

Wed, Sep 25, 2019

How to build a Gulf coalition to counter-Iranian regime aggression

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and guided missile cruiser Normandy operate in the Arabian Sea conducting maritime security operations (Reuters) American efforts to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf to counter Iranian regime efforts to impede the free flow of shipping through the Strait of Hormuz have proven difficult and time consuming, but […]

IranSource by John Miller

Maritime Security Security & Defense
Baltic Sea Security, NATO

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

The importance of Baltic navies ensuring Baltic Sea security

The commander of US Naval Forces Europe and Africa and NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples argues that "a strong alliance of navies will enable us all to maintain the most basic human rights: freedom and safety."

New Atlanticist by Adm. James G. Foggo III

Maritime Security NATO

Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Wald quoted in Axios on Iranian seizure of British oil tanker

In the News by Atlantic Council

Maritime Security Oil and Gas