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Mon, May 3, 2021

Crouch in Defense News on Taiwan

On May 3, Forward Defense Senior Military Fellow Lt Col Matthew Crouch wrote an op-ed for Defense News on ambiguity surrounding the US commitment to Taiwan. Crouch argued that China is testing boundaries with President Biden, aiming to see the extent to which he would defend Taiwan; this will necessitate a firm stance on the part of the new administration.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Mon, May 3, 2021

Does Big Tech Hurt U.S. National Security?

Tarun Wadhwa, Nonresident Fellow at the GeoTech Center, participated in a recent Foreign Affairs survey on the relationship between big tech companies and US national security.

In the News by Borja Prado

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Warrick in Cipher Brief on the coming border crisis

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East Programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick published an article in the Cipher Brief titled "How do we get past the coming border crisis?"

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Migration National Security

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Ukraine must prepare for Putin’s next escalation now

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently ordered the withdrawal of Russian forces from positions close to the Ukrainian border, but this saber-rattling display highlights the need for Ukraine to prepare for the worst.

UkraineAlert by Vadym Denysenko, Ihor Popov, Ihor Tyshkevych, Ilya Kusa

Conflict National Security

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Warrick in CBS News on domestic violent extremism

Forward Defense and Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East Programs Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick was quoted in an article in CBS News titled "Homeland Security launches internal probe of domestic violent extremism."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

What will the impact be if Nord Stream 2 is completed?

A completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline will have an impact on a number of issues, from national and energy security to geopolitical and governance considerations, all while the gas supply will hardly be impacted with costs already sunk. Does the pipeline make commercial sense?

Issue Brief by Anders Åslund

Eastern Europe Economic Sanctions

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Warrick in the Washington Post on extremism within DHS

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick was quoted in an article in the Washington Post titled "Homeland Security launches review of violent extremism within agency."

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism
Korean DMZ Joint Security Area

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Reality Check #5: Learning to live with a nuclear North Korea

North Korea's nuclear program is firmly established. Living with a de facto nuclear North Korea may be the least-bad option for now, requiring continued pressure and stronger deterrence measures.

Reality Check by Robert A. Manning

Arms Control Defense Policy

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

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Kroenig, Massa, and Trotti quoted in Fox News on ICBM Modernization

On April 21, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and Forward Defense Assistant Directors Christian Trotti and Mark J. Massa were featured in a Fox News piece on intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) modernization. The piece summarized the arguments for and against the proposed steps to modernize the land-based leg of the triad.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Events

Mon, May 10, 2021

Advancing Army priorities for the future of warfare: A conversation with the Acting Secretary and the Chief of Staff of the Army

Online Event Acting Secretary of the Army HON John E. Whitley and Chief of Staff of the Army GEN James C. McConville discuss the US Army’s priorities and posture in light of emerging security threats and a potentially difficult budget as a part of Forward Defense's Commanders Series events.

1:00pm Defense Policy Defense Technologies Missile Defense National Security