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ReportNov 30, 2023
Four scenarios for the future of multilateral peacebuilding and conflict prevention
By Peter Engelke, Anca Agachi, Imran Bayoumi
The scenarios on this page explore four alternative, plausible narratives envisioning the world in the mid-2030s, guided by dynamic interactions of drivers and trends highlighted in the larger The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention report.
ReportNov 9, 2023
Deterrence is crumbling in Korea: How we can fix it
By Markus Garlauskas, Lauren D. Gilbert
Conventional wisdom in the United States holds that deterrence in Korea is strong, but this widespread confidence is based on a backward look at long-standing assumptions that are no longer tenable, along with rapidly shifting politico-military conditions. This report explains the urgent actions required to get ahead of these changes and maintain effective deterrence.
ReportOct 26, 2023
Continued US and allied integration is essential to deter Russian CBRN use
By Natasha Lander Finch, Ryan Arick, Christopher Skaluba
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Atlantic Council project Conceptualizing Integrated Deterrence to Address Russian Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Escalation. The objective of this project was to develop an approach for incorporating European allies and partners into the US model of integrated deterrence against Russian CBRN use.
Issue BriefOct 13, 2023
Where do US Army special operations fit in a world of strategic competition?
By Richard Angle, Leo Blanken, and Philip Swintek
General Richard Angle, Leo Blanken, and Lieutenant Colonel Philip Swintek argue that building and maintaining relationships is the true competitive advantage of Army Special Forces (ARSOF).