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In the News

May 19, 2022

Hindrén in Breaking Defense: What Finland will bring to NATO – and how it might change the alliance

By Rasmus Hindrén

Rasmus Hindrén writes that while the public has been focused on whether Finland will join NATO. there are five key areas to watch if it does

Defense Policy Eastern Europe

In the News

May 11, 2022

Wieslander interviewed by The Guardian on Swedish and Finnish NATO membership

By Anna Wieslander

“Although Johnson’s key guarantee is necessarily a political declaration, as opposed to an international treaty guarantee, the British commitment was of high value at a time of great tension, Anna Wieslander, the Atlantic Council’s northern Europe director said.”

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

May 9, 2022

Vershbow in Fox News: Putin may soon face one of his worst strategic nightmares

By Alexander Vershbow

Alexander Vershbow discusses the strategic implications of Finland and Sweden joining NATO.

Conflict Eastern Europe

In the News

May 5, 2022

Koster in Europe’s Edge: NATO must re-learn deterrence

By Timo S. Koster

Timo Koster writes that the Western reaction to the current crisis in Ukraine shows that NATO will have to revive the concept of deterrence, and quickly.

China Conflict

In the News

May 5, 2022

Wieslander quoted in Financial Times on NATO application security dilemmas

By Anna Wieslander

The period between a NATO application and Article 5 security guarantees poses several security dilemmas for Sweden and Finland. “By various informal steps and declarations in this period by major allies and working with NATO, I think we’ll get through this period,” she told the Financial Times.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

May 4, 2022

Deni in Foreign Policy: Yes, the United States should weaken Russia

By John R. Deni

John Deni argues that the US should seek to weaken Russia to be able to focus on China in the long term.

China Conflict

In the News

Apr 30, 2022

Wieslander quoted by Washington Post on the expected Finnish NATO application

By Anna Wieslander

With Finland expected to join NATO, the High-North and Baltic Sea region “will all be one military-strategic arena now, especially if you look from the Russian side,” said Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe at the Atlantic Council. “Putin miscalculated,” she said. “This is not what he foresaw.”

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

Apr 26, 2022

Vershbow in Fox News: Putin may soon face one of his worst strategic nightmares

By Alexander Vershbow

Alexander Vershbow discusses the strategic implications of Finland and Sweden joining NATO.

Conflict Eastern Europe

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What’s at stake in France’s Presidential Election? | A Debrief from Ambassador Gérard Araud

By Ben Judah, Gérard Araud

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the US and Senior Fellow, for #BritainDebrief to discuss how this election will impact France. What is France's role in NATO? What will happen to the European Union and France-Russia relations if Le Pen wins the election?

Arms Control Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Apr 25, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What world order comes after Ukraine? A Debrief with Patrick Porter

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Patrick Porter, Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) for #BritainDebrief to learn more about how modern alliances will change following the Russia's invasion. What will happen to Ukraine's neutrality? What dense web of complexity exists for alliances and sub-alliances in global security?

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