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Mon, Oct 7, 2019

The implications of fifth-generation aircraft for transatlantic airpower: A primer

A new operational architecture is being created, one in which fifth-generation platforms are nodes on a network that spans multiple domains.

Report by Secretary Deborah Lee James and Dr. Daniel Gouré

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Leave Ukraine out of the Ukraine scandal

I have one request for American political elites: stop making Ukraine a political football in the internal affairs of the United States. Nothing less than our security and Europe’s security depends on it.

UkraineAlert by Oleksii Honcharenko

Crisis Management Defense Policy

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The Untapped Potential of the US-Colombia Partnership

Creating a Modernized Plan for the Bilateral Relationship

In-Depth Research & Reports by the Atlantic Council’s US-Colombia Task Force

Civil Society Colombia

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Securing Northern Europe: Toward a comprehensive approach

As Northern Europe finds itself on the front line of systemic great-power competition it has the consider three main challenges: an assertive Russia, changing dynamics in the transatlantic link and the development of a European defense. This present a unique window of opportunity to develop a comprehensive regional approach, bringing together the Baltic Sea, the North Atlantic and the Arctic.

Issue Brief by Anna Wieslander and Elin Schiffer

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Ullman in Washington Post: In Afghanistan negotiations, we must include our allies

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan NATO

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Bryza interviewed in The Georgian Journal on Georgia, NATO membership and Trump’s presidency with GJ

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia
Baltic Sea Security, NATO

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

The importance of Baltic navies ensuring Baltic Sea security

The commander of US Naval Forces Europe and Africa and NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples argues that "a strong alliance of navies will enable us all to maintain the most basic human rights: freedom and safety."

New Atlanticist by Adm. James G. Foggo III

Maritime Security NATO

Sat, Aug 31, 2019

On the ground with Iron Wolf: NATO put to the test

An up-close look at NATO forces preparing to defend the Alliance's vital eastern flank.

Photo Essay by Ieva Budzeikaite

NATO Northern Europe

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

NATO members are picking up the burden

While movement towards 2 percent may seem slow, it is clear that NATO allies are making significant changes to their defense spending.

Infographic by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Carpenter quoted in N1 on Bosnia’s relationship with NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy NATO

Events

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: Revitalizing NATO’s Southern Strategy for an Era of Great Power Competition

Over the last 5 years, NATO has made huge strides to defend and deter against Russia in Europe’s northeast, but its work in Europe’s south continues to fall short. To help reinvigorate NATO's southern strategy, the Transatlantic Security Initiative is hosting a panel discussion on its new report, which argues that NATO's south is not just about projecting stability, but also defense, deterrence, and containment.

3:00pm Washington DC