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New Atlanticist

Jun 8, 2023

Restocking US and allies’ arsenals starts with getting industry involved at the NATO summit

By Giedrimas Jeglinskas and Viltaute Zarembaite

The upcoming NATO summit in Vilnius offers an opportunity for government officials and the defense industry to get on the same page about the true urgency of inadequate defense supply chains.

Central Europe Defense Industry

Event Recap

May 17, 2023

How NATO can take a 360-degree approach to the Vilnius summit

By Joslyn Brodfuehrer, Zelma Sergejeva

According to officials and experts at a recent Atlantic Council event, Russia will remain at the top of NATO’s Vilnius agenda—but that doesn’t mean the Alliance shouldn’t have its eye on challenges posed by China and emerging technologies.

Conflict Defense Industry

In the News

Apr 26, 2023

Guevara in El Heraldo de Mexico on integration, interoperability, and resilience (in Spanish)

By Inigo Guevara Moyano

On April 11, TSI NRSF Inigo Guevara authored an op-ed in El Heraldo de Mexico that explores methods to enhance integration, interoperability, and resilience among allies and partners in response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Mexico Security & Defense

In the News

Apr 14, 2023

Skaluba and Arick in U.S. News and World Report discussing NATO enlargement amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

On April 10, the Transatlantic Security Initiative’s Christopher Skaluba and Ryan Arick authored an article for U.S. News and World Report that argues Russia’s war in Ukraine demonstrates the critical need to invest in our security institutions, and that NATO should consider enlargement with new members who are well-equipped to deter aggression against NATO territory.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

New Atlanticist

Apr 13, 2023

NATO should offer Ukraine a membership plan now

By Franklin D. Kramer

Considering today’s geopolitics and NATO’s values, offering a membership action plan is the most effective and appropriate response to the challenge Russia presents.

Conflict NATO

In the News

Apr 6, 2023

Courtney and Binnendijk in The Hill: Europe is Ukraine’s essential ally

By Hans Binnendijk

Courtney and Binnendijk argue that while the United States is Ukraine’s primary military backer, Europe is sharing the war’s overall burden. Ukraine’s future lies in Europe.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Apr 4, 2023

Will Finland’s political turn mean a course change on NATO too?

By Rasmus Hindrén

Finland is joining NATO just as its center-left government lost a general election. Here’s what to expect with the center-right National Coalition Party in charge.

Democratic Transitions Elections

New Atlanticist

Mar 20, 2023

What NATO can do now to apply lessons from Russia’s war in Ukraine

By John R. Deni

NATO should be setting higher defense targets for major European allies, exploring hybrid warfare, and more.

Conflict Crisis Management

In the News

Mar 19, 2023

Hooker in the National Journal: Dramatic downing of US drone leads Congress to call for a new Black Sea strategy

Richard Hooker discusses that although the Black Sea region has garnered renewed attention since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February last year, this is not the first time the region has played a significant role in international relations. There is a critical need for a new Black Sea strategy, as the recent downing of an US drone demonstrates.

Conflict NATO

In the News

Mar 19, 2023

Binnendijk in Global Politics and Strategy: Towards Nuclear Stewardship with China

By Hans Binnendijk

Binnendijk and Gompert argue that with the rising risk of complex crises and military escalation in the Pacific region, the United States should invite China into a process of nuclear restraint and confidence-building, called ‘nuclear stewardship.’ This process could start with a joint bilateral declaration that neither superpower would use nuclear weapons first against the other or its formal allies.

Arms Control Defense Policy