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Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Alliance power for cybersecurity

There is only one internet, and cybersecurity is therefore an inherently international challenge that countries cannot tackle alone. Alliances like NATO and the EU give democratic countries a cyber edge over their authoritarian challengers.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Kenneth Geers

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Carpenter in Politico: 5 ways to fix America’s broken ties with Europe

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia NATO Partnerships

Fri, Jul 31, 2020

Polish PM calls for transatlantic unity on troop deployments and China

Speaking at an Atlantic Council Front Page event, Morawiecki argued that “the NATO alliance is so important for the world to keep peace,” that allies must continue to work toward “consensus” in their actions.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Coronavirus European Union

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Experts react: US announces plans for troop withdrawal from Germany

“There may be a strategic case for the withdrawal of almost 12,000 US troops from Germany, but Secretary of Defense Esper’s announcement today does not make it," Daniel Fried says.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Defense Policy Germany

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

What hurts NATO the most is not the troop reductions. It’s the divisive approach to Europe.

At the end of the day, the strength of the Alliance lies less in the number of troops deployed than in the trust among allies. Rebuilding that trust should be the main task of those who care about transatlantic relations—and the first step might be restoring the predictability of American foreign policy.

New Atlanticist by Olivier-Rémy Bel

Defense Policy Germany

Fri, Jul 24, 2020

Will NATO still be relevant in the future?

“Having allies and institutions like NATO gives us an extraordinary advantage over Russia, China, and other adversaries,” Alexander Vershbow said

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

China NATO

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Binnendijk and Koster in Defense News: NATO needs a new core task

Hans Binnendijk and Ambassador Timo S. Koster write that NATO should adopt "conserve stability" as a fourth core task with a global focus.

In the News by Hans Binnendijk, Timo S. Koster

Americas China

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

A strategic concept for countering Russian and Chinese hybrid threats

Tackling hybrid threats, particularly from state actors such as Russia and China, remains one of the greatest challenges for the transatlantic community. This report offers strategic priorities and recommendations to enhance counter-hybrid capabilities against Russia and China.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Lauren Speranza

China Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Ian Brzezinski quoted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Russian bounties on US troops

In the News

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

Bryza joins Georgia’s Mtavari TV to discuss Georgia’s prospective NATO membership and its investment climate

In the News

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia