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One year of war in Ukraine




Fast Thinking

Mar 17, 2023

Is Finland moving into NATO without Sweden?

By Atlantic Council

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would push Finland's NATO accession without Sweden, our world-class experts explore what's next.

Conflict Crisis Management

Executive Summary

Mar 16, 2023

In brief: C4ISR – A five-step guide to maintaining NATO’s comparative military edge over the coming decade

By Transatlantic Security Initiative

The Atlantic Council presents a five step guide to maintaining NATO's comparative military edge over the coming decade.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies


Mar 16, 2023

The future of NATO C4ISR: Assessment and recommendations after Madrid

By Gordon B. “Skip” Davis Jr.

Current C4ISR capabilities, concepts, policies, and processes do not meet all of the Alliance’s needs. While much has been done to improve NATO C4ISR over the past decade, much work remains.

China Conflict

New Atlanticist

Mar 14, 2023

What’s next for the US-UK-Australia submarine partnership?

By Atlantic Council experts

Dive into the details of the AUKUS submarine partnership just announced in San Diego by US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

Australia Defense Technologies

In the News

Mar 14, 2023

Guevara in El Heraldo de Mexico on the global divide on responding to the war in Ukraine (in Spanish)

On February 24, TSI NRSF Inigo Guevara authored an op-ed in El Heraldo de Mexico that analyzed how the world is divided into three distinct groups with respect to differing responses to Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine (text in Spanish).

Mexico Security & Defense

In the News

Mar 14, 2023

Kroenig and Ashford debate dueling responses to the Israel-Palestine conflict

On March 10, Foreign Policy published its biweekly "It's Debatable" column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs.

Human Rights Israel

In the News

Mar 14, 2023

Bayoumi in The Diplomat discussing China’s meddling in Canada’s elections

Imran Bayoumi authors an article for The Diplomat discussing leaked reports that China meddled in Canada's 2021 elections.

China Democratic Transitions

Blog Post

Mar 13, 2023

State of the Order: Assessing February 2023

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

China Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Mar 13, 2023

No ‘free-riding’ here: European defense spending defies US critics

By Jason Davidson

Recently released evidence suggests that most of NATO’s members have increased their defense spending or plan to—even as the US has increased its own presence in Europe.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Mar 10, 2023

Roberts on BBC World News

On March 9, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts appeared on BBC World News to discuss the Netherlands joining the ban on semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales to China.

China Economy & Business