Nov 22, 2022

Ukraine must be allowed to strike back against targets inside Russia

By Ira Straus

In order to defeat Putin and end the war, Ukraine must be allowed to strike back inside Russia. At present, this is not possible due to restrictions imposed by Ukraine's overly cautious international allies, writes Ira Straus.

Arms Control Conflict

Experts react

Nov 16, 2022

How will the next Congress affect US policy on Ukraine, China, the economy, and more?

By Atlantic Council experts

The next two years of US President Joe Biden’s term will likely look markedly different from the first two. We asked our experts what's in store.

Elections National Security

The 5×5

Nov 16, 2022

The 5×5—The rise of cyber surveillance and the Access-as-a-Service industry

By Simon Handler

Experts discuss the rise of cyber surveillance and the impact of the Access-as-a-Service industry on the United States and its allies.

Cybersecurity Intelligence


Nov 10, 2022

Battle of Kherson: Russian retreat confirms Putin is losing the war

By Andriy Zagorodnyuk

The war is still far from over, but Ukraine's victory in the Battle of Kherson may eventually come to be seen as one of the key turning points in the defeat of Vladimir Putin’s invasion, writes Andriy Zagorodnyuk.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity


Nov 9, 2022

Putin suffers humiliating defeat as Russia announces Kherson retreat

By Peter Dickinson

Russia's retreat from Kherson is a turning point in the invasion of Ukraine and a personal humiliation for Vladimir Putin just weeks after he declared that the city had joined the Russian Federation "forever."

Conflict Human Rights


Nov 8, 2022

Does the Biden administration’s National Defense Strategy make the grade?

By Atlantic Council

In the latest edition of the Scowcroft Strategy Scorecard, our experts pull out their red pens to grade the Pentagon's signature strategy.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies


Nov 4, 2022

Can the US keep pace with increasing global threats? Our experts decode the National Defense Strategy.

By Atlantic Council experts

We asked our experts at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security to translate all the security speak from the National Defense Strategy to reveal what it all means for the United States' role in the world.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Nov 2, 2022

German defense state secretary: What ‘Zeitenwende’ really means

By Siemtje Möller

As she travels to Washington this week to meet with US defense officials and others, Siemtje Möller breaks down her country's historic shift in mindset and force posture.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Oct 27, 2022

Eight things you need to know about the new US National Defense Strategy

By Atlantic Council experts

Does the strategy succeed? We turned to our experts to break down the Pentagon's plans.

Defense Policy National Security


Oct 24, 2022

US National Security Strategy: Takeaways for Pakistan

By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery

To ignore Washington's new National Security Strategy just because it does not mention Pakistan would be incredibly shortsighted for Islamabad, primarily because whatever the United States plans to do—directly and indirectly—will affect it.

National Security Pakistan