Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Matthew Kroenig

Deputy Director, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and Director, Global Strategy Initiative

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Barry Pavel

Senior Vice President and Director, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security


Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Trump to pull plug on arms control treaty with Russia

White House officials, especially National Security Advisor John Bolton, have been pushing to abandon the treaty as they believe it is limiting Washington’s ability to counter China’s growing nuclear arsenal in East Asia.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Missile Defense

Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Previewing the Trump administration’s Missile Defense Review

The Trump administration rolled out a series of national security and defense policy reviews in late 2017 and early 2018, but one important document has yet to be published: the Missile Defense Review (MDR). Insiders predict the MDR could be published as early as next month, so what can we expect? It is likely that […]

New Atlanticist by Matthew Kroenig

Korea Missile Defense

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

Kroenig quoted in Newsweek on missile defense and North Korea

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In the News by Matthew Kroenig

Korea Missile Defense

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

India’s quest for fighter jets: Make in India vs. Make America Great Again

Working in tandem with India to improve its capacity to play a stronger role in the region and uphold the existing liberal order, would be a critical stride for US grand strategy.

Report by Bharath Gopalaswamy

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

US Should Offer Incentives for Iran Missile Testing Moratorium

The Trump administration has been ratcheting up pressure on its European allies to agree to unspecified new measures against Iran’s ballistic missile program as the price for conserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The US, referring to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, which codified the 2015 nuclear deal, has repeatedly called on […]

IranSource by Sina Azodi

Middle East Missile Defense

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Iran’s Missile Program in Perspective

Iran’s missile program has long been a subject of controversy and the Trump administration has in recent weeks tied its continued implementation of a landmark 2015 nuclear accord to European support for more stringent curbs on Iran’s missile development. At a Feb. 20 panel on the issue organized by the Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran […]

Event Recap by Future of Iran Initiative

Iran Middle East

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

A Ticking Clock

Rose Gottemoeller, deputy secretary general of NATO, discusses arms control When the Doomsday Clock took its last big leap, moving from five minutes to three minutes to midnight in 2015, Rose Gottemoeller took it personally. She was then US under secretary of state for arms control and had spent her entire career negotiating with first […]

New Atlanticist by Teri Schultz

Missile Defense NATO

Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Here’s what the new NDAA means for missile defense

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the US Congress in November prioritizes investments in homeland missile defense. US President Donald J. Trump has called for a “state-of-the-art” missile defense system and this new defense budget begins to take steps in that direction. The bill authorizes a $12.3-billion-dollar topline budget for the Missile Defense […]

New Atlanticist by Matthew Kroenig

Korea Missile Defense

Mon, Oct 23, 2017

The North Korea nuclear threat and homeland missile defense

In order to effectively address the growing tensions posed by North Korean nuclear capabilities, Washington needs a comprehensive strategy that will include a range of efforts, including, importantly, strengthened homeland missile defenses. Last week, US President Donald J. Trump, referring to the North Korean missile threat, claimed that “we have missiles that can knock out […]

New Atlanticist by Matthew Kroenig

Korea Missile Defense

Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Kroenig in Defence 24: NATO Should Recognize the Russian Missile Threat to Europe

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In the News by Matthew Kroenig

Missile Defense NATO