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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Shaping the post-COVID-19 world together
Scenario 1:
Great accelerator downwards
Scenario 2:
China first
Scenario 3:
New Renaissance


Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Brooks in Write About Now on lessons from the pandemic

On April 14, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Max Brooks was featured on the Write About Now podcast on the pandemic and Minecraft.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Education

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Schultz in TIME on US Troops and COVID-19 Vaccine

On April 5, Forward Defense Non-Resident Senior Fellow Dr. Tammy Schultz wrote an article in TIME with Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) about vaccine hesitancy among US troops. Schultz and Moulton argue that this poses a threat to national security, risking infections among our armed services.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus National Security

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Stefanini in The New York Times: Vaccine ‘Fiasco’ Damages Europe’s Credibility

Stefano Stefanini was quoted in the New York Times on how the EU’s reputation has been impacted by its handling of the pandemic and its vaccination program.

In the News by Stefano Stefanini

Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Hu interviewed by Government Matters on need for diversity

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Evanna Hu published an article in the Hill titled "Defense acquisition reform is critical going forward."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Hu, Iyer sign statement on hate crimes against Asian-Americans in Defense One

On March 18, FD Nonresident Senior Fellows Evanna Hu and Arun Iyer signed a statement in Defense One calling for action on hate crimes and racism against Asian-Americans.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing February 2021

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

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Mon, Mar 8, 2021

Agachi and Swyden in Just Security: Taking Gender Into Account to Better Confront New Security Threats

Anca Agachi and Priya Swyden published a blog that examines the unbalanced impact of non-traditional threats on gender.

In the News by Anca Agachi and Priya Swyden

Coronavirus Resilience & Society

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

A three-step plan for reviving the transatlantic alliance

Reviving the transatlantic partnership will require more than the traditional close diplomacy, warm rhetoric, and lofty white papers. It will demand bold action that proves the United States and Europe can still accomplish major feats together.

New Atlanticist by Edward Fishman, Mark D. Simakovsky

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Looking beyond COVID-19: The need to focus US national strategy on the next major crisis

Health security and technology experts joined the Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Center and its Forward Defense practice for a discussion on building resilience for the next major national security shock.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Busch in The Hill: COVID, Barley and a most unusual Australia-China trade war

Marc Busch writes that Australia may have effectively leveraged some of the WTO's misfunction to its political benefit in a trade disagreement with China.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Australia China