The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Transatlantic Security Initiative shapes and influences the debate on the greatest security challenges facing the North Atlantic Alliance and its key partners.

Experts

Hans Binnendijk

Distinguished Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

John Blocher

Senior US Air Force Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Matt Brand

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Henrik Breitenbauch

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Content

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Ullman quoted in Foreign Policy Research Institute on the effects of COVID-19 on NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Why Trump should trigger NATO’s Article 5 vs. COVID-19

If NATO could bend Article 5 to combat a non-state terrorist actor striking the United States, why not also to combat COVID-19. Given current transatlantic divisions, there is far greater need now than after 9/11 for a symbolic gesture of unity.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Coronavirus European Union

Mon, Mar 9, 2020

The transatlantic relationship needs to reflect the Europe and United States of today

The bottom line is that to ensure the future health and strength of the relationship for the next seventy years, the discourse and voices in the transatlantic space need to properly reflect the actual politics and demographics of Europe and the United States of today

New Atlanticist by Tim Rivera

NATO Resilience & Society

Thu, Mar 5, 2020

UK remains committed to positive global role after Brexit, defence secretary says

“The security of Europe is vital to the United Kingdom’s security [and] that will not change because we have left the political union of the European Union,” UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said on March 5.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

European Union NATO

Thu, Mar 5, 2020

Simakovsky joins TRT to discuss Erdogan-Putin meeting

Eurasia Center senior fellow Mark Simakovksy joins TRT's Newsmakers to discuss how Russia's intervention in Syria and the relationship between Turkey and Russia affects Turkey's ties to NATO and US policy in the region.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict NATO

Mon, Mar 2, 2020

US should revive Lend-Lease to contain Russia

The Western world has repeatedly been caught out by each new phase of Vladimir Putin's hybrid war. Could a new Lend-Lease program for Central and Eastern Europe allow the West to regain the initiative from the Kremlin?

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Central Europe Conflict

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

The Arctic is “not up for grabs,” Norwegian ambassador says

“The Arctic is changing, but our objectives remain the same: to secure peace and stability,” Norwegian Ambassador to the United States Kare R. Aas said on February 6. During keynote address opening the Atlantic Council’s “Looking North: Conference on Security in the Arctic,” Aas laid out Norway’s approach to the Arctic, noting that it takes its role as an Arctic state seriously.

New Atlanticist by Connor McPartland

NATO Northern Europe

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Una nueva frontera para la relación bilateral: Un plan moderno para la relación entre Colombia y Estados Unidos

Transmisión en vivo del lanzamiento del informe en Washington Video: Lanzamiento del grupo de expertos de Colombia y Estados Unidos del Atlantic Council Para compartir en redes sociales Ex presidente y CEO de OPIC David Bohigian hablando sobre la importancia de invertir en las personas Senator de Estados Unidos Ben Cardin hablando sobre la cooperación […]

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

Civil Society Colombia

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Think again

In a recent National Interest article, George Beebe dismisses US policy on Ukraine as “steeped in illusions” and argues for a “sensible alternative.” It is a nice try, but what he comes up with does not pass muster.

Long Take by John E. Herbst

Conflict NATO

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Vershbow joins Aljazeera to discuss NATO in the Middle East

In the News by Atlantic Council

Middle East NATO