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Feb 2, 2023

Implementing NATO’s Strategic Concept on China

By Hans Binnendijk and Daniel S. Hamilton

Allies made it clear that they consider Russia their most immediate and direct threat. Yet they also made headlines by addressing challenges emanating from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

China Europe & Eurasia

External

Jan 24, 2023

Auerswald for Foreign Policy Analysis: Explaining Variations in Legislative Oversight over the Armed Forces

On November 15, TSI NRSF John Deni was quoted on NATO Articles 4 and 5 commitments in the wake of missiles straying into Poland. Quotes from the article were also picked up by Al Jazeera.

Europe & Eurasia Poland

Report

Jan 20, 2023

China and the new globalization

By Franklin D. Kramer

The unitary globalized economy no longer exists. Driven in significant part by security considerations, a new and more diverse globalization is both required and being built. The transition is ongoing, and its final form is yet to be determined.

China Economy & Business

Executive Summary

Nov 3, 2022

In brief: A ten-step guide to transforming intelligence sharing with US allies

By Transatlantic Security Initiative

The Atlantic Council presents ten practical recommendations to enhance intelligence sharing with US allies, improve strategic warning, and bolster collective security.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Issue Brief

Oct 31, 2022

Beyond NOFORN: Solutions for increased intelligence sharing among allies

By AVM Sean Corbett, CB MBE and James Danoy

Intelligence sharing is a perennial issue, but modern solutions exist to balance enhancing cooperation with key allies with providing decision advantage to policymakers.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Issue Brief

Oct 23, 2022

Advancing a framework for the stabilization and reconstruction of Ukraine

By Patrick Quirk and Prakhar Sharma

This policy brief articulates an actionable and evidence-based framework for the stabilization and reconstruction of Ukraine.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment
NATO, Finland and Sweden

Issue Brief

Aug 22, 2022

Sweden and Finland are on their way to NATO membership. Here’s what needs to happen next.

By John R. Deni

In response to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden took the historic step of applying to join NATO. Both nations will bring modern capabilities that will help defend against malign actors. As Finland and Sweden’s membership is forthcoming, Alliance leaders, NATO watchers, and transatlantic security experts need to consider how to fully integrate the new allies, include them in operational plans, and best enhance defense of a longer border with Russia.

Europe & Eurasia National Security

Issue Brief

Aug 15, 2022

Beyond munitions: A gender analysis for Ukrainian security assistance

By Cori Fleser

Allies need to incorporate human security into their bilateral military assistance to Ukraine.

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia

Issue Brief

Jun 13, 2022

NATO priorities: Initial lessons from the Russia-Ukraine war

By Franklin D. Kramer, Barry Pavel

At the June 2022 NATO summit it will be important to implement four key operational priorities, each derived from initial lessons underscored by the Russia-Ukraine war, to maintain the Alliance’s long-term capacity for defense and deterrence.

Europe & Eurasia National Security

Issue Brief

May 23, 2022

Toward a framework for transatlantic cooperation on non-state armed groups

By Lauren Mooney and Patrick Quirk

This policy brief examines how transatlantic cooperation regarding NSAGs can be strengthened. It describes the proliferation of NSAGs and the threat they pose to stability in the Sahel specifically. It then explores US-European policies toward engaging NSAGs, highlighting how these frameworks remain underdeveloped on both sides of the Atlantic— pointing to opportunities for greater coordination.

Africa Europe & Eurasia