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Jan 3, 2022

Morris in Dallas Morning News: Space junk threatens US assets in low-earth orbit

By Atlantic Council

On January 3, the Dallas Morning News published a piece by Scowcroft Center senior advisor Nate Morris arguing that a Russian anti-satellite missile test highlights a growing threat to US space superiority. Moreover, the article warns that space waste poses a severe threat to US assets in low-earth orbit.

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Future of DHS

Dec 10, 2021

Chilton moderates panel on space warfighting at Mitchell Institute

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense distinguished fellow Kevin Chilton moderates panel on space warfighting at the Mitchell Institute

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In the News

Dec 9, 2021

Manning in Voice of America: Beijing Winter Olympics test US-South Korea cooperation on China

By Atlantic Council

On December 9, Robert Manning was quoted in a Voice of America article on how the Beijing Olympics challenge the relationship between the United States and South Korea. “While the US would not be happy [if the South Korean government participated in the Olympics], especially if most US allies also boycott official presence at the […]

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Dec 6, 2021

Manning in Foreign Policy: The U.S.-China relationship has entered a new phase

By Atlantic Council

On December 6, Robert Manning authored an op-ed in Foreign Policy on the next phase of US-China relations following the Biden-Xi summit. “Post-Biden-Xi summit diplomacy is a test of intentions. The only way to answer fundamental relationship questions is to put aside assumptions and pursue negotiations that will test intentions on the issues that created […]

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Dec 6, 2021

Manning in Foreign Policy: The US-China relationship has entered a new phase

By Atlantic Council

On December 6, Robert Manning authored an op-ed in Foreign Policy on the next phase of US-China relations following the Biden-Xi summit. “Post-Biden-Xi summit diplomacy is a test of intentions. The only way to answer fundamental relationship questions is to put aside assumptions and pursue negotiations that will test intentions on the issues that created […]

China Politics & Diplomacy

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Nov 29, 2021

Manning in The Hill: The dangers of anarchy in space

By Atlantic Council

On November 29, Robert Manning published an op-ed in The Hill of the need for agreements surrounding space policy. “The US is well positioned as first among equals to launch an ad hoc coalition of space powers to pool resources and (non-national security sensitive) capabilities to better monitor, clean up space debris and seek mutually […]

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Report

Nov 2, 2021

Deterring Chinese strategic attack: Grappling with the implications of China’s strategic forces buildup

By Matthew Kroenig

To counter the increasing threat from China’s assertive foreign policy and growing nuclear capabilities, Matthew Kroenig outlines a strategy for Washington and allies to reliably deter Chinese strategic attack.

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Oct 21, 2021

Sadat in Politico on the attempt to create a Space National Guard

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Mir Sadat comments on the proposal for a Space National Guard in Politico.

Defense Policy Space

Op-Ed

Oct 1, 2021

Mulder, Starling, and Massa on the future of space strategy

By Atlantic Council

2020-21 Senior US Air Force Fellow Lt Col Christopher Mulder, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Startling, and Assistant Director Mark J. Massa argue for the United States to develop a long-term strategy in space and highlight key recommendations from their space strategy paper.

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Sep 24, 2021

Mulder and Kang in Air University’s Wild Blue Yonder on defense policy for space

By Atlantic Council

Christopher P. Mulder and Inkoo Kang co-author an article in Air University's Wild Blue Yonder journal on the need for a more serious approach to space in the US national defense strategy.

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