UkraineAlertJan 9, 2022
How to make a Russian invasion of Ukraine prohibitively expensive
By Andriy Zagorodnyuk
Bolstering Ukraine's ability to wage an effective asymmetric campaign on home soil may be the most effective way to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
ReportDec 23, 2021
Proactively countering North Korea’s advancing nuclear threat
By Markus Garlauskas
Markus Garlauskas suggests a strategy to counter North Korean nuclear weapons by impeding the growth of its arsenal, investing to stay ahead of new nuclear threats, and adjusting operations on the Korean Peninsula.
BelarusAlertDec 22, 2021
Putin’s nuclear blackmail in Belarus
By Brian Whitmore
The prospect of a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine is very real, and arguably very likely. And the prospect of Russian nuclear weapons in Alyaksandr Lukashenka's Belarus also no longer seems far-fetched.
Issue BriefDec 15, 2021
Nuclear priorities for the Biden administration
By John Harvey and Robert Soofer
Former nuclear deterrence policymakers John Harvey and Robert Soofer, from Democratic and Republican administrations, respectively, propose a path for the Biden administration's nuclear strategy and policy.
Issue BriefNov 30, 2021
Forward Defense symposium on deterring Chinese strategic attack
By Hans Binnendijk, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and Christopher Twomey
Hans Binnendijk, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and Christopher Twomey contribute issue briefs to a Forward Defense symposium on Chinese nuclear weapons and deterring Chinese strategic attack.
COP26Nov 12, 2021
Kroenig and Ashford debate COP26 and the Pentagon’s new report on China’s military buildup
By Atlantic Council
On November 5, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In the column, they discuss climate progress and pitfalls at COP26, including discrepancies between China’s climate commitments and actions. Later, they assess capabilities and intentions in […]
ReportNov 2, 2021
Deterring Chinese strategic attack: Grappling with the implications of China’s strategic forces buildup
By Matthew Kroenig
To counter the increasing threat from China’s assertive foreign policy and growing nuclear capabilities, Matthew Kroenig outlines a strategy for Washington and allies to reliably deter Chinese strategic attack.