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Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Preble on the Net Assessment podcast: Six blind men, the elephant, and the defense budget

On the January 21 Net Assessment podcast, Christopher Preble joined co-hosts Melanie Marlowe of CSIS and AEI’s Zack Cooper to discuss a recent article by the Heritage Foundation’s Thomas Spoehr entitled “The six blind men, the elephant, and the defense budget: differing views on the US defense budget”. “How should we assess whether the defense […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Defense Policy

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Ashford and Preble quoted in Rand Corporation: Implementing restraint

On January 21, Emma Ashford and Christopher Preble were quoted in a new Rand Corporation report entitled “Implementing restraint. Changes in US regional security policies to operationalize a realist Grand Strategy of restraint”. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

FD senior military fellows in National Interest on the Constitutional commitment of the US military

Forward Defense senior military fellows US Navy Commander Ronald Fairbanks, US Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Crouch, and US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Mulder published an article in the National Interest titled "Above politics: The US military will always defend the constitution."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Kroenig in National Review on Trump and foreign policy

On January 19, Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig published an article in the National Review titled “Why Trumpism will not define the future of Republican foreign policy.” In the article, he argues that the Trump presidency did not fundamentally reshape the Republican party’s foreign policy platform.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions National Security

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Veterans, war, and the arts: A celebration of military service

VETERANS DAY 2020 joined the Atlantic Council’s creative energy with the nation’s celebration of veterans on this day of remembrance. Featuring welcome remarks by Adrienne Arsht and keynote remarks by General David Petraeus, this flagship event introduced a film adaptation of the stage play “War Words,” telling the stories of the veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Event Recap by Olivia Popp

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Warrick quoted in TIME comparing laws around international and domestic terrorism

On January 18, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Thomas Warrick was quoted in an article in TIME titled “‘Everyone thinks I’m a terrorist’: Capitol riot fuels calls for domestic war on terror.” The article covers the debate around the term ‘domestic terrorist,’ and Warrick is quoted on the legal barriers in monitoring domestic terrorists in comparison to international terrorists.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Extremism National Security

Sun, Jan 17, 2021

Here’s how Trump’s parting acts have improved Biden’s shot at history

The past days’ events have greatly improved Biden’s chance of being the sort of transformative president who comes along only every generation or so.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Elections International Norms

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Chris Murphy: Healing at home shouldn’t stop the United States from its democracy work abroad

The riot at the Capitol on January 6 brought American democracy “to its knees,” US Senator Chris Murphy observed just over a week after the shock to the nation. But that shouldn’t prevent the United States from trying to both “self-correct domestically” and “do the work of democracy promotion.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

International Norms National Security

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Rodriguez writes in ARMY Magazine on defense reform

Forward Defense Senior Advisor Stephen Rodriguez writes in ARMY, the magazine of the Association of the US Army (AUSA), on the need for defense reform.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

FAST THINKING: What we’re watching in North Korea

As Americans were preoccupied with violence at the US Capitol, officials in Pyongyang articulated their national-security strategy.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

East Asia Korea
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