Jul 11, 2024

Five reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join NATO

By Paul Grod

The 2024 NATO Summit in Washington failed to produce any progress toward Ukrainian membership but there are five compelling reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join the alliance, writes Paul Grod.

Conflict European Union


Jul 9, 2024

Britain’s new government pledges ‘unwavering commitment’ to Ukraine

By Peter Dickinson

Ukrainians are confident that the new UK government will maintain British support for their war effort as they fight for national survival against Russia's ongoing invasion, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

Memo to...

Jul 8, 2024

Memo to NATO leaders: Why and how NATO countries should engage in the Indo-Pacific

By Matthew Kroenig, Jeffrey Cimmino

NATO and its constituent members must bolster cooperation with Indo-Pacific partners and build around existing US efforts to secure the Indo-Pacific region.

Europe & Eurasia Indo-Pacific


Jul 2, 2024

US signals long-term support for Ukraine with new security pact

By Mykola Bielieskov

The United States has signaled its long-term commitment to Ukrainian security with a new pact but the agreement is not a formal treaty and does not oblige the US to defend Ukraine, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Conflict Defense Policy
Taiwan's landmark building Taipei 101


Jul 2, 2024

Strengthening Taiwan’s resiliency

By Franklin D. Kramer, Philip W. Yu, Joseph Webster, Elizabeth Sizeland

Resilience is a nation’s ability to understand, address, respond to, and recover from any type of national security risk. Given the scale of risk Taiwan faces from mainland China, domestic resilience should be front and center in Taiwan’s national security strategy, encompassing areas such as cybersecurity, energy security, and defense resilience.

China Crisis Management

In the News

Jul 1, 2024

Garlauskas featured on VOA on RIMPAC exercise

On June 28, Markus Garlauskas was featured on a VOA television broadcast discussing the biennial RIMPAC exercise beginning this week, its goals, and how China might view this year’s exercise.

China Indo-Pacific

Issue Brief

Jun 27, 2024

Production diplomacy for deterrence, readiness, and resilience in the Indo-Pacific

By Andrew Brown, John T. Watts, Markus Garlauskas

Production diplomacy provides opportunities to protect supply chains, strengthen alliances and partnerships, enhance deterrence, and build defense readiness, though it is not without risks and challenges.

Australia Defense Industry

In the News

Jun 24, 2024

Dean quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald on implications of a second Trump administration for allies

On June 23, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Peter Dean was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, where he shared what a second Trump administration could mean for allies. 

Australia Indo-Pacific

In the News

Jun 24, 2024

Jo quoted in ASB Zeitung on recent Russia-North Korea agreement

On June 21, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Bee Yun Jo was quoted in ASB Zeitung regarding the recent Russia-North Korea agreement, which contains a concerning clause allowing for potential military assistance between the two nations. 

Defense Policy Indo-Pacific

In the News

Jun 21, 2024

Jo quoted in CNN on Putin’s North Korea visit

On June 20, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Bee Yun Jo was quoted in CNN discussing Putin’s recent first visit to North Korea and the escalating cooperation between the two countries, specifically regarding the “comprehensive strategic partnership pact” they signed and its article outlining the possibility of military-technical cooperation. 

Defense Policy Indo-Pacific