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Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Kroenig, Massa, Piliero in Defense News on nuclear modernization

On February 19, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig, Forward Defense Assistant Director Mark J. Massa, and Young Global Professional Raphael Piliero wrote an op-ed on nuclear modernization for Defense News.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Akhtar joins SIPRI to discuss Perceptions on nuclear challenges in South Asia’

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Nuclear Deterrence

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Russia’s nuclear activity in 2019: Increasing strength and pressure

Russia's nuclear arsenal is a cornerstone of its political and military influence. 2019 stands out as a year with notable shifts in activity, with key indications that nuclear forces will remain a critical mechanism for Moscow to exert pressure.

Issue Brief by Maxim Starchak

Conflict Nuclear Deterrence

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Toward trilateral arms control: Options for bringing China into the fold

The Cold War-era paradigm of bilateral arms control between the United States and Russia is becoming increasingly untenable. Including a rising China with a growing nuclear arsenal is essential. This issue brief shows the way forward with options for bringing China into the nuclear arms control fold on a trilateral basis with the United States and Russia.

Issue Brief by Matthew Kroenig, Mark J. Massa

Arms Control China

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Kroenig, Massa write op-ed in The Hill on Sec. Austin and nuclear modernization

On January 28, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and Forward Defense Assistant Director Mark J. Massa wrote an op-ed on nuclear modernization for The Hill. In this article, Kroenig and Massa urge recently confirmed Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to commit to continuing the bipartisan nuclear modernization program, including the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Kroenig quoted in Vox on Biden’s commitment to extend New START for five years

Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig was quoted in a Vox article on President Biden's decision to extend New START for five years.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in NK News on new approach toward North Korean nuclear missiles

On January 20, 2021, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in NK News for his comments on how the incoming Biden administration should deal with North Korea’s nuclear weapons. He argued that the focus should be to prevent further […]

In the News

Arms Control East Asia

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Threaten decisive nuclear retaliation: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO should thwart Russian use of nuclear weapons by threatening certain retaliation.

NATO 20/2020 by David Gompert and Hans Binnendijk

Arms Control Defense Policy

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

Mon, Jan 4, 2021

FAST THINKING: What’s Iran thinking?

Tehran seized a South Korean tanker while also announcing that it had begun increasing its uranium enrichment levels to 20 percent. Why?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Iran Korea