Shaping the post-COVID-19 world together

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

What world post-COVID-19? Three scenarios

This paper is a preliminary look at the geopolitical implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and sketches three scenarios for the possible direction of the global system post-COVID-19.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Mathew Burrows, Peter Engelke

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Great accelerator downwards
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China first
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New Renaissance

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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing December 2020

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

Blog Post

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Future of DHS Project examines the role of Congressional oversight in department reform

On Thursday, December 17, the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense practice and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a panel of former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials to discuss why now is the time to streamline congressional oversight of DHS.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Thu, Dec 31, 2020

Brooks featured in Moment Magazine for 2020’s most-read stories

On December 31, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Max Brooks was featured in an article by Moment Magazine on “The Top 20 Most-Read Stories of 2020.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

Build resilience for an era of shocks: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO needs a fourth core task to protect allied populations from non-traditional threats like COVID and climate change.

NATO 20/2020 by Anca Agachi

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

State of the Order: Assessing November 2020

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

Blog Post

Coronavirus Elections

Fri, Dec 18, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss a cyberattack on the US government, top global trends and events in 2020

On December 18, 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 cyberattack on the US government, top global trends and events in 2020, and the US-China rivalry.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

The top ten risks and opportunities for 2021

COVID-19, the kind of “grey swan” event that is predicted but never pinpointed in time, finally came calling in 2020. Drawing on years of foresight experience at the US National Intelligence Council, we are assessing the top 10 risks and opportunities in the new year, for the US in particular, but with global implications.

New Atlanticist by Mathew Burrows, Robert A. Manning

Africa Coronavirus

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

America’s fleeting second-mover advantage is here

Though Chinese initiative has upset the status quo, their first move clarifies their vulnerabilities and exposes potential effective counterweights. By acting promptly to exploit these opportunities, the United States can take the second-mover advantage.

New Atlanticist by Matthew R. Crouch

China Coronavirus

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security sign open letter on consolidating Congressional oversight of DHS

On November 4, six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security signed an open letter to Congressional leadership calling for action to consolidate and strengthen oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prior to the convening of the 117th Congress.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Ashford quoted in the New York Times: 9 ways Biden could change America in January

Emma Ashford’s commentary on potential action of Biden’s foreign policy is quoted in the New York Times. More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

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