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Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Atlantic Council Launches Forward Defense

Groundbreaking practice area will shape the debate around US and allies’ greatest military challenges and create forward-looking assessments of the trends, technologies, and concepts that will define the future of warfare.

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Security & Defense

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

Atlantic Council announces membership in Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy network

WASHINGTON, DC—June 1, 2020—On behalf of the Atlantic Council, President and CEO Frederick Kempe has announced his membership in Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy (GCNP), a leadership network that brings together heads of organizations working in nuclear policy who are committed to breaking down gender barriers and making gender equality a working reality within their […]

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Nuclear Energy

Thu, May 28, 2020

Vice Admiral (Ret.) John W. Miller joins Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow

Washington, DC — May 28, 2020 — The Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs today announced the addition of Vice Admiral (Ret.) John W. “Fozzie” Miller as a nonresident senior fellow. Miller is an expert on US foreign policy and military presence in the Gulf, and he will contribute to the program’s range of work on […]

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Middle East Security & Defense

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Wed, May 20, 2020

Dagres in The Washington Post: How Iranian hackers tried to phish me

The email from a prominent Israeli think tank offered some provocative suggestions on U.S. policy towards China. “We must understand that China is at war with the United States,” it declared, citing the covid-19 pandemic as evidence. Its authors recommended that the Trump administration set up a team of “top China experts” such as Stephen K. Bannon […]

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Cybersecurity Iran

Mon, May 4, 2020

Fontenrose joins NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss Saudi oil tankers headed toward US

In the News

Oil and Gas Saudi Arabia

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Pavel and Engelke in Euronews: Irresponsible wet market practices led to COVID-19. China hasn’t learned its lesson

If another country accidentally unleashed a weapon of mass destruction, and it killed almost 200,000 people worldwide (including 60,000 Americans), there would be international outrage and urgent calls for that country to cease any and all activities related to that weapon and to conform to new, strict, immediate measures for transparency and constraints. Unfortunately, despite […]

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China Coronavirus

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Mon, Mar 2, 2020

Atlantic Council press call: Slovakia’s general election

Slovaks headed to the polls on Saturday, February 29, to vote in a general election that had important implications for the future of the country. In Saturday’s election, voters ousted the center-left Smer-SD party, which has dominated the political landscape for over a decade, and showed clear support for the anti-corruption opposition parties, the “democratic opposition.” Amb. Daniel Fried, Corina Rebegea, Amb. Rastislav Káčer, and Benjamin Haddad unpack the results and discuss the vote’s implications on Slovakia’s future as well as the populist tide sweeping through Europe.

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Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Atlantic Council press call: The coronavirus and its growing global consequences

As the coronavirus continues to spread globally at a rapid pace, the US and the international community are facing a potentially historic global public health crisis with vast potential geopolitical and economic implications. United States national security and health authorities are bracing for an impending outbreak, as sizable outbreaks continue to surface across several continents. What are the likely trajectories for the virus? What might be the most important geopolitical impacts? How can we strengthen our resilience against this set of threats?

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Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Atlantic Council press call: What will follow the US strike on Major General Soleimani?

This development will influence US engagement with Iran and partners in the region and its knock-on effects may very well manifest in the cyber domain. What type of de-escalatory engagement should we expect between the US and Iran following the assassination of Soleimani? What types of responses, both kinetic and cyber, can we expect from Iran, a country in need of appearing powerful to its allies and adversaries?

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Cybersecurity Iran