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Global strategy 2021: An allied strategy for China

Working together, likeminded allies and partners can once again advance their interests and values, and the broader rules-based system, and fend off the 21st twenty-first-century challenge posed by the Chinese Communist Party.

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Former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt and former US National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley join CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS to discuss the Declaration of Principles for Freedom, Prosperity, and Peace.

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Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Jain appears on Burn Bag Podcast to discuss D-10 Steering Committee

On April 16, Scowcroft Center Senior Fellow Ash Jain appeared on the Burn Bag Podcast, which has partnered with the Scowcroft Center on the “100 Ideas for the First 100 Days” project, to discuss operationalizing the D-10 as a steering committee for the rules-based international order.

D-10 Strategy Forum by Atlantic Council

China Eastern Europe

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate US withdrawal from Afghanistan and Russia’s intentions behind a military buildup on the Ukrainian border

On April 16, 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 Biden’s plan to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan by September 11, the significance of Russia military buildup on the border […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Central Asia

Thu, Apr 8, 2021

Kroenig quoted in USNI News on the Chinese nuclear threat

Deputy Director of the Scowcroft Center Matthew Kroenig was quoted in a USNI News article titled "Russian and Chinese Nuclear Threats Pose Problem for US Deterrence, Experts Say."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China National Security

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

From Myanmar to Iran: Kroenig and Ashford debate Chinese influence around the world

On April 2, 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 vulnerabilities to the global trading system, China’s preferences for what happens in Myanmar, and the consequences of China imposing retaliatory sanctions […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Cimmino in Providence: Integrate religious freedom into the next National Security Strategy

Global Strategy Initiative assistant director Jeffrey Cimmino argues the United States should integrate religious freedom as a foreign policy tool in the next National Security Strategy, citing its importance for well-functioning democracies and its possible uses in great-power competition with China.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

How the US can deal with China from a position of strength, according to Dan Sullivan

Reflecting on the dramatic encounter in his home state of Alaska, US Senator Dan Sullivan noted that the public exchange was “as chilly as the Alaska air outside.” But it represented “a realistic start to the relationship,” he added, “and that’s what we need.”

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

China Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Transcript: Dan Sullivan on ‘The Longer Telegram’ and the need for a new American China strategy

The senator from Alaska discussed the key pillars of an American China strategy and the significance of the US-China meeting in Anchorage.

ACFrontPage by Atlantic Council

China Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate how to handle Russia and discuss Biden’s interim strategic priorities

On March 19, 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 how the United States can deter Russian election meddling, the merits of the Biden administration’s interim strategic priorities, and the logic […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Elections

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

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate Biden’s strike against Iranian-backed militia and what it means for US-Iran negotiations

On March 5, 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 Biden’s retaliatory strike against Iranian-backed proxies, the potential for negotiations with Iran, and what a renewed nuclear agreement with Iran might […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Iraq