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Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford consider the future of war in outer space and cyber space

On July 23, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the future commercialization and militarization of space, calling for cooperation and international standards to help guide future space exploration and […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Sadat in Politico on the future of space travel

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat considers the direction of space travel over the next decade.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space United States and Canada

Fri, Jul 16, 2021

Starling, Massa, and Siegel present at the State of the Space Industrial Base Workshop on the future of space security

Co-authors of Forward Defense's recently released Atlantic Council Strategy Paper on "The Future of Security in Space: A Thirty-Year US Strategy" present at the 2021 State of the Space Industrial Base Workshop.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

FAST THINKING: What’s next for space travel

On this episode of Fast Thinking, David Bray and Inkoo Kang of the GeoTech Center discuss the future of space governance, China and Russia's independent missions, and the inevitable commercialization of space travel.

Fast Thinking

Space Space Security

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Sadat presents at the State of the Space Industrial Base Conference

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat presents on geopolitical strategic competition in space.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Space

Mon, Jul 12, 2021

Cybersecurity of Space-Based Assets and Why this is Important

On a recent joint Georgetown and Atlantic Council masters' class, GeoTech Director Dr. David Bray shared his insights on the seminar's question: "Cybersecurity of Space-Based Assets and Why This Is Important." This masters' class also featured GeoTech Fellows and experts Dr. William Jeffrey, Chuck Brooks, and Dr. Divya Chander.

In the News by the GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Entrepreneurship

Sat, Jul 10, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing June 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

Belarus China

Thu, Jul 8, 2021

Sadat speaks with the Institute of World Politics on today’s space race

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat speaks for The Institute of World Politics titled "A Space Vision To Guide America's Strategic Competition with China."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Space

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Nurkin in the Sydney Morning Herald on a space-based conflict with China

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Tate Nurkin quoted in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald titled "If the US went to war with China, who would win? It depends how it starts."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Industry

Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Sadat quoted by SpaceNews on transfers to Space Force

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat quoted in an article for Space News titled "U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps service members selected to transfer to Space Force"

In the News by Atlantic Council

Space Space Security