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Wed, Dec 30, 2020

Garlauskas on what to expect from Pyongyang during the Biden administration

On December 30, 2020, The National Interest published an article by Asia Security Initiative non-resident senior fellow Markus Garlauskas entitled “Expect Missile Testing and Probing From North Korea, Not a Cry For Attention or Help.” The article recounts possible actions from North Korea as the United States goes through its presidential transition, stating that “North […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management English

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

FAST THINKING: Iran sends a message

Now we know how Iran will respond to the assassination of its top nuclear scientist: with an ultimatum to the Biden administration. Tehran enacted a law today to immediately ramp up uranium enrichment—and to expel international nuclear inspectors if US sanctions aren’t lifted by early February, right after Joe Biden takes office. What does the move mean?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Elections Iran

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Kroenig featured in Providence event on a nuclear-free world

On December 1, Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig was featured in a panel for Providence titled “A World Free from Nuclear Weapons? A Happy Hour Discussion.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Ramp up on Russia: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO needs to increase the costs for Russian aggression while building back crucial dialogue if there is any prospect for improved relations with Moscow.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Arms Control Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Kroenig mentioned in Aviation Week on expected Biden defense policies

On November 20, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was mentioned in an Aviation Week article titled “What to Expect from Biden’s Pentagon.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Garlauskas on what the US could expect out of China’s policy towards North Korea

On November 19, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in an article on The Economist on what the US could expect out of China’s pressure towards North Korea. He expressed that pressing North Korea to stop testing its most […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Garlauskas quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Biden’s approach to North Korea diplomacy

On November 15, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for his comments on how Biden should approach diplomacy with North Korea. He highlights that while denuclearization is the appropriate long-term strategic goal, setting realistic […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy East Asia

Sat, Nov 7, 2020

Pavel interviewed by TRT World on international implications of a Biden administration

On November 7, Director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Barry Pavel discussed what the Biden administration means for international affairs on Turkish international news channel TRT World. Pavel commented on how the Biden administration will respond to great-power competitors, nuclear proliferation, and climate change.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Climate Change & Climate Action

Thu, Nov 5, 2020

Garlauskas warns against North Korean multiple reentry vehicles

On November 5, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, published an article on CSIS Beyond Parallel where he warns against the danger of Pyongyang resuming strategic weapon testing, including technologies related to multiple nuclear-capable reentry vehicles. Garlauskas purposes that Washington should […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy East Asia

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Kroenig participates in International Law Weekend panel

On October 23, Matthew Kroenig participated in a virtual panel event for the International Law Association's International Law Weekend.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Nuclear Deterrence