Nov 21, 2023

Arming Ukraine is the cheapest way to stop Putin’s resurgent Russia

By Ivan Verstyuk

Arming Ukraine may be expensive, but it is by far the cheapest way to stop Vladimir Putin's resurgent Russia, writes Ivan Verstyuk.

Conflict Defense Industry

In the News

Nov 20, 2023

Article by Garlauskas, Webster, and Verges cited widely in Congressional report

A New Atlanticist article on the PRC’s non-lethal aid to Russia by IPSI’s Markus Garlauskas and Emma Verges and GEC’s Joseph Webster was cited ten times in the 2023 Report to Congress of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. 

China Conflict

In the News

Nov 16, 2023

New article by Garlauskas, Webster, and Verges featured in Politico newsletter

On November 15, a recent New Atlanticist article by IPSI’s Markus Garlauskas and Emma Verges and GEC’s Joseph Webster was featured in the “What to Read” section of Politico’s National Security Daily newsletter.  

China Conflict

In the News

Nov 16, 2023

Soofer quoted in Politico discussing Chinese and US nuclear arsenals

By Atlantic Council

Rob Soofer speaks about the need to expand the US nuclear arsenal or make it more resilient to adversarial attacks.

Arms Control Indo-Pacific

In the News

Nov 14, 2023

Dean quoted in Reuters and Sydney Morning Herald on new Australia-Tuvalu pact

On November 13, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Peter Dean was quoted in Reuters on a recent Australian security guarantee to Tuvalu. On November 11, Dean’s comments on the new Australia-Tuvalu pact were also featured in the Sydney Morning Herald. He explained that the agreement, which also offers permanent residency to 280 Tuvalu citizens per year, […]

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Nov 13, 2023

Ukraine’s top general believes technology can defeat Putin’s Russia

By Mykola Bielieskov

Ukrainian commander-in-chief Valery Zaluzhny believes technology holds the key to defeating Russia's invasion and argues that drones and electronic warfare can help secure Ukrainian victory, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Conflict Defense Policy


Nov 13, 2023

Ukraine braces for another winter of Russian attacks on power grid

By Aura Sabadus

While the Ukrainian authorities have had over half a year to prepare for a new wave of Russian air strikes, the country’s civilian energy infrastructure remains vulnerable, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict Drones

In the News

Nov 10, 2023

Garlauskas’ analysis of East Asia simultaneous conflicts mentioned in Korea JoongAng Daily

On November 9, Markus Garlauskas’ analysis of simultaneous conflict scenarios in East Asia was referenced in a Korea JoongAng Daily article by retired Admiral Choi Yoon-hee, former chairman of South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. The article argues that the United States’ allies must build up their own capacity for defense and avoid relying solely […]

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A general view of fire assault drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea March 10, 2023, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Credit: KCNA via REUTERS


Nov 9, 2023

Deterrence is crumbling in Korea: How we can fix it

By Markus Garlauskas, Lauren D. Gilbert

Conventional wisdom in the United States holds that deterrence in Korea is strong, but this widespread confidence is based on a backward look at long-standing assumptions that are no longer tenable, along with rapidly shifting politico-military conditions. This report explains the urgent actions required to get ahead of these changes and maintain effective deterrence.

China Indo-Pacific


Nov 7, 2023

Ukraine reports fresh success in the Battle of the Black Sea

By Peter Dickinson

Ukraine's success in the Battle of the Black Sea should convince the country's Western partners to finally abandon their cautious approach and provide the Ukrainian military with the weapons they need to defeat Russia, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Policy