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Thu, Sep 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Can Australian nuclear subs help corner China?

What impact will this deal have on competition with China? What about the allies left high and dry? Our experts emerged from the deep with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Experts React: The US, UK, and Australia struck a nuclear submarine deal. What does it mean?

The pact, known as AUKUS, is a clear challenge to China in the Indo-Pacific and a deepening of military ties among close allies of more than a century.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Australia Defense Industry

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

Could Snake Island be the next hot spot in Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine war?

Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against Ukraine is now in its eighth year and shows no signs of ending. Many expect the next escalation to come in the Black Sea, with Ukraine's Snake Island a potentially attractive target.

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri, Doug Klain

Conflict Maritime Security

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

The 5×5—If it blinks, it sinks: Adventures in securing operational technology

With rising sophistication, automation, and interconnectivity in operational technologies, security has become an overwhelming need.

The 5×5 by Will Loomis, Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

The case for greater US-EU collaboration on Taiwan

The United States and the EU emphasize different means, but they still have compelling joint interests that cry out for greater coordination—from the economy to shared security.

New Atlanticist by Philip Anstrén

China Conflict

Fri, Jun 25, 2021

British warship challenges Russian claims to Crimea

A British warship sailed through Crimean waters on June 23 in what was widely seen as a reminder that the international community rejects Russia’s purported 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict Maritime Security

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Putin’s Ukraine War: Will Russia attempt a Black Sea blockade?

The international community spent much of April 2021 nervously watching the Ukrainian border for signs of a new Kremlin offensive, but Russia's next escalation may come in the Black Sea.

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Alexander Khara

Conflict Maritime Security

Sat, Jun 5, 2021

Massa interviewed by CNBC on nuclear submarines

Forward Defense Assistant Director Mark J. Massa was interviewed in CBNC video on the future of US nuclear submarines.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Maritime Security

Wed, May 19, 2021

Kirchberger quoted in Financial Times: European show of support for US in Indopacific will remain limited

Sarah Kirchberger was quoted in the Financial Times on how the increased European naval presence in the Indo-Pacific reflects growing concerns over Chinese military activities in the region.

In the News by Sarah Kirchberger

China European Union

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