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NATO 20/2020 Podcast

NATO 20/2020 is a weekly podcast that explores 20 bold ideas to push NATO to be more visionary, more capable, and more self-evidently valuable to the security of more people.

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Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Biden finally gets bold on Ethiopia. But will it bring peace?

The Biden team has launched its final and most elaborate warning shot before cracking down with sanctions against human-rights abusers in the Tigray region.

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Africa Conflict

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Mary McCord, Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Joins the Atlantic Council as Nonresident Senior Fellow

McCord will contribute extensive senior government experience to the Council’s leading work on counterterrorism, national security, the rule of law, and litigation

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Extremism

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Nawaz joins DW News to discuss the latest development in Afghanistan

Insights & Impact

Afghanistan Conflict

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Beyond the peninsula: Prospects for US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

This report assesses the prospects of US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific under South Korea's New Southern Policy (NSP) and US Indo-Pacific strategy, providing recommendations for policymakers in Washington and Seoul on enhancing US-ROK economic engagement outside of the Korean peninsula.

Report by Miyeon Oh

Digital Policy East Asia

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Now is the time to recognize the genocide in Burma

A genocide designation would present a new avenue through which to punish the Burmese military.

New Atlanticist by Rehman Chishti and Knox Thames

Crisis Management Human Rights

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Pavel in the Hill on counterterrorism post-Afghanistan withdrawal

Scowcroft Center director Barry Pavel speaks on counterterrorism in the Hill

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Extremism

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Kroenig discusses AUKUS agreement on BBC World News

On September 16, BBC World News interviewed Matthew Kroenig about the new AUKUS security partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Kroenig argued that the partnership is important for deterring or defending against a Chinese attack in the Indo-Pacific. He also noted that AUKUS signals that democracies can work together to address […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Can Australian nuclear subs help corner China?

What impact will this deal have on competition with China? What about the allies left high and dry? Our experts emerged from the deep with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Experts React: The US, UK, and Australia struck a nuclear submarine deal. What does it mean?

The pact, known as AUKUS, is a clear challenge to China in the Indo-Pacific and a deepening of military ties among close allies of more than a century.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Australia Defense Industry

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

FAST THINKING: Missiles are flying again on the Korean peninsula

Is nuclear diplomacy with the North all but dead? How worried should we be about these missiles?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Crisis Management