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In the News

May 12, 2022

Eftimiades in the news on small satellites

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades featured in multiple news outlets based on his recently released small satellites report.

Non-Traditional Threats Space

In the News

May 12, 2022

Sadat in SpaceNews on the Arctic and space

By Atlantic Council

Mir Sadat asserts that the US military does not adequately consider the implications of the space domain on its Arctic strategies.

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In the News

May 12, 2022

Preble on Net Assessment: Threats from out of this world

By Atlantic Council

On May 12, Preble joined his co-hosts on the Net Assessment podcast to discuss space policy and to what extent cooperation on space governance is feasible at this point in time.  “People all over the world are ever-more dependent on assets in space for normal activity in their daily lives, but there are few rules […]

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In the News

May 12, 2022

Preble quoted in CSIS: Chinese perceptions of America’s Indo-Pacific strategy

By Atlantic Council

On May 12, Christopher Preble was quoted in a CSIS review of Chinese views of US foreign policy. “Having not previously read many Chinese scholars’ views of the United States, I anticipated encountering some combination of misinterpretation and half-truth to push the best possible narrative from a Chinese perspective. However, I was more struck by […]

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The 5×5

May 12, 2022

The 5×5—Reflections on trusting trust: Securing software supply chains

By Simon Handler

Five experts discuss the implications of insecure software supply chains and realistic paths to securing them. 

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New Atlanticist

May 11, 2022

Russia Crisis Military Assessment: How Ukraine is taking the fight to Russian soil

By Atlantic Council military fellows

Ukraine is striking behind enemy lines to interrupt Russian supply lines and destabilize its military establishment, according to our military fellows.

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May 11, 2022

How can the US and NATO help bring about Russia’s ‘strategic failure’ in Ukraine?

By Connor McPartland

On May 2, the Scowcroft Center's Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public conference discussing priorities for the upcoming NATO Summit and next steps for security in Europe.

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In the News

May 11, 2022

Polymeropoulos in the Week on Russian intelligence operations in Europe

By Atlantic Council

Marc Polymeropoulos asserts that the war in Ukraine has devastated Russia's intelligence operations in Europe.

Conflict Intelligence

New Atlanticist

May 10, 2022

Will Putin use nuclear weapons in Ukraine? Our experts answer three burning questions.

By Atlantic Council experts

Our nuclear experts weighed in on the chances of Putin taking the fateful step, how he might do it, and how the West would likely respond.

Conflict Crisis Management
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May 10, 2022

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

By Atlantic Council

In 2021, the The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security's work reflected its enduring core competencies: strategy and foresight; alliances; and defense.

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