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Jan 24, 2023

State of the Order: Looking Back on 2022

This special edition of State of the Order breaks down the most important events that shaped the democratic world order last year.

China Europe & Eurasia

Event Recap

Dec 22, 2022

Integrating women’s agency in strategic planning: the missing element of power from US national security strategies

On December 19, the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public discussion on the missing element from the recently released US NSS and NDS: the role gender plays in foreign and defense policy to help the United States achieve its goals and ensure collective security.

National Security Security & Defense

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Zelenskyy’s appeal for a special tribunal for the crime of aggression

By Atlantic Council

With due process of law now, justice will bring the power of peace in the future, was the Ukrainian president’s message to an event co-hosted by the US Institute of Peace and the Atlantic Council.

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström: Sweden’s EU presidency will push for a ‘stronger’ Europe

By Atlantic Council

Here’s how Sweden plans to address the world’s growing instability as the new EU president—and, eventually, the newest NATO member.

NATO Northern Europe

Transcript

Nov 3, 2022

What’s the future of US nuclear strategy? Top officials dissect the Biden administration’s plans.

Current and former Department of Defense, State, and Energy officials outline the top takeaways from the new NPR at the Atlantic Council.

China Nuclear Deterrence

In the News

Oct 25, 2022

Guevara in El Heraldo de México: on the effectiveness of state’s strategic capabilities (in Spanish)

On October 25, TSI NRSF Inigo Guevara authored an op-ed in El Heraldo de México discussing what makes a state’s strategic capabilities effective (text in Spanish).

Cybersecurity Maritime Security

Event Recap

Oct 18, 2022

Congressional oversight of intelligence for great-power competition

By Aidan Poling

Missed our October 4 event on intelligence committee and community reform? Then read the recap here.

China Defense Policy

Transcript

Oct 12, 2022

How the US can prepare to deter China and defend Taiwan in the 2020s

By Atlantic Council

Michèle Flournoy discussed how the United States can maintain a credible deterrent against China in the next decade and beyond as part of the Atlantic Council’s Forward Defense Forum.

China Conflict

Event Recap

Sep 14, 2022

Outer space has reached a “tipping point” as activity outpaces space traffic management

By Aidan Poling

A panel of space experts discuss how the US government can encourage the long-term sustainable use of space by establishing a framework for space traffic management.

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

In the News

Sep 13, 2022

Binnendijk for the National Defense University Press on lessons from the civil war and revolutions in naval affairs

By Hans Binnendijk

Binnendijk and Gompert argue that owing to new strategy, new technology, or the vagaries of war, the character of naval warfare and course of naval history undergo rapid, profound, and lasting change.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia