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Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Eftimiades interviewed by Express on Chinese exploitation of UK technology

Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Nicholas Eftimiades was interviewed by the Express on June 12. Eftimiades, a retired CIA officer of thirty years, warned that the United Kingdom's lack of strict technology export laws allowed British technology to fall into the hands of China.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Jain in the Hill: Biden needs a D-10 to rally democracies

On Friday, June 11, The Hill published an op-ed by Scowcroft Center senior fellow Ash Jain and former State Department policy planning director David Gordon, in which they argue the United States should rally its democratic allies into a D-10 of leading democracies.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China International Organizations

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the G7

On June 11, 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 the value of the G7, democratic alliances, President Biden’s meetings in Europe, and great power competition with China.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Development Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Chinese Model

In recent years Chinese investment in Sub-Saharan Africa has outpaced distributions by the World Bank Group by more than $20 billion USD. These investments have been focused in energy, transport, metals, and real estate imply a modern bartering system is at play where developing countries in these regions pay for Chinese investment and construction in their economies through guaranteed long-term supply of hydrocarbons, agriproducts, or minerals.

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Africa China

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Rayhan Asat Joins the Atlantic Council as Nonresident Senior Fellow

Rayhan will play a leading role in the Council’s growing work on international human rights and strategic litigation and accountability, with a particular focus on China and East Asia.

Press Release by Atlantic Council

Central Asia China

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

The growing global alignment in regulating Chinese trade and investment

The rapid revisions to US FDI and trade policy and the fast momentum the United States has helped to create in its diplomatic efforts reflect a near uniform consensus in the United States, and a growing consensus among our allies, that cross-border trade and investment are squarely issues of national security. Traditional US transatlantic allies appear to be serving US interests, and other countries with complex relations with China are adopting FDI screening processes that mimic CFIUS. The numerous efforts to revise statutory and regulatory regimes are an unmistakable signal that the view of China as a rival, and indeed a threat, to the established global order, is both widespread and likely to endure.

Blog Post by John Kabealo

China Defense Technologies

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Transformative priorities for national defense

Today, the United States faces multi-theater and multi-domain challenges different from any presented since World War II—and, in fact, ever. This report addresses these pivotal challenges by advancing key transformative priorities for an effective US national defense strategy, both in the "American theater" at home and in the forward theaters abroad.

Report by Franklin D. Kramer and Lt. Col. Matthew R. Crouch

China Defense Industry

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Biden is building a doctrine around democracy. Will it work?

It’s a compelling vision. But achieving it will be fraught. As the United States has discovered many times, big plans have a way of breaking down when they meet messy reality.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried

China International Norms

Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Secretary General Stoltenberg explains why NATO is getting serious about cyber and China ‘is not an adversary’

Jens Stoltenberg appeared at the Atlantic Council’s Washington headquarters ahead of next week’s NATO summit in Brussels and on a US trip that is also scheduled to include an Oval Office visit with President Joe Biden.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Malloy

China Cybersecurity

Sat, Jun 5, 2021

Massa interviewed by CNBC on nuclear submarines

Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Scott Cooper publishes an article in War on the Rocks titled "The risks of Memorial Day not being personal."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Maritime Security


Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Future Foreign Policy: Global perceptions of the United States

Online Event A discussion with Caroline Gray of the Eurasia Group Foundation about how foreign publics view the United States and its foreign policy.

12:00pm China Elections Politics & Diplomacy Technology & Innovation