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Wed, Aug 4, 2021

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis: We need to become a ‘harder target’ for our adversaries

How do you strengthen an entire nation’s cyber defenses? That’s the task facing Inglis, who spoke about his priorities in his new White House role at the Atlantic Council.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Cybersecurity National Security

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

The security of defense trade with allies: Enhancing contact, contracts, and control in supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of "Buy American" policies have cast doubt on the ability of foreign suppliers to provide crucial defense goods and services to the US Department of Defense in times of crisis or conflict. Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik recommends the expansion of security of supply agreements (among other measures) to fully leverage the defense-industrial bases of US allies and partners and best support US security priorities.

Issue Brief by James Hasik

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Is Putin’s next big chance to take Ukraine now?

With the world distracted by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is anyone paying attention to Ukraine's East? Distractions favor Putin, and he's taken advantage of nearly every major sporting event of the last 14 years to stun the world.

UkraineAlert by Mark Temnycky

Conflict Crisis Management

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Slavin quoted in VOA Russia on the withdrawal of American troops in Iraq

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Rosenblum interviewed by the Federal News Network on cybersecurity and the National Guard

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Todd Rosenblum interviewed by the Federal News Network on the role of the National Guard in combatting cyberattacks.

In the News

Cybersecurity Internet

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Benitez in Stars and Stripes: Russian actions in Black Sea show ‘increasing aggression,’ says top US admiral in the region

Jorge Benitez was quoted in a Stars and Stripes article regarding the escalation of Russian military aggression in the Black Sea against US and NATO warships conducting exercises in the region.

In the News by Jorge Benitez

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Binnendijk in Notes from Poland: Purchase of US Abrams tanks strengthens Poland and NATO against Russia

Hans Binnendijk explains the importance of Poland's purchase of M1A2 Abrams tanks from the United States in shoring up Warsaw's military capabilities on NATO's eastern flank.

In the News by Hans Binnendijk

Central Europe Defense Policy

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Warrick testifies for the House Committee on Homeland Security

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick testifies for House Committee on Homeland Security.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

FAST THINKING: The geopolitics of Iran’s kidnapping plot

How should the United States respond to a kidnapping plot on American soil? And what do the revelations mean for sensitive nuclear negotiations with Tehran? Our Iran experts are on the case.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Iran

Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Hu on the Scott Amyx Show on countering violent extremism and AI

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu speaks with Scott Amyx on his podcast "The Innovating with Scott Amyx Show."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security