Programs

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative equips the transatlantic community to “pivot” to the Asia-Pacific and to position the Atlantic Council to serve as the essential link between high-level transatlantic and Asian leaders and thinkers

Experts

Content

Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Oh on of Biden foreign policy team’s approach to allies

On November 25, Dr. Miyeon Oh, director and senior fellow of the Asia Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, was quoted in a South China Morning Post article on Biden’s incoming foreign policy team. Oh believes that Biden’s rhetoric of working with allies is a “meaningful shift” from that […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

East Asia Elections

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

H.R. McMaster to Biden: Don’t let up on competition with China

As Joe Biden develops his strategy toward China, he should be wary of the instinct to abandon competition with Beijing in favor of cooperation. That’s the advice Lt. General H.R. McMaster, former national security advisor to President Donald Trump, hopes the president-elect heeds.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China International Norms

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security sign open letter on consolidating Congressional oversight of DHS

On November 4, six former and acting secretaries of Homeland Security signed an open letter to Congressional leadership calling for action to consolidate and strengthen oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prior to the convening of the 117th Congress.

Future of DHS by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Global value chains in an era of strategic uncertainty: Prospects for US-ROK cooperation

This report investigates key drivers that pose risks to global values chains in an era of strategic uncertainty and provides recommendations for the governments and private sectors of the United States and Republic of Korea.

Report by Robert Dohner, Trey Herr, and Miyeon Oh

China East Asia

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Kroenig mentioned in Aviation Week on expected Biden defense policies

On November 20, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was mentioned in an Aviation Week article titled “What to Expect from Biden’s Pentagon.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Kroenig featured in Ask the Experts article for London School of Economics

On November 19, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was featured in a London School of Economics article titled “Ask the Experts: How will the election change the US’ stance towards China? What are the implications for the UK?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Garlauskas on what the US could expect out of China’s policy towards North Korea

On November 19, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in an article on The Economist on what the US could expect out of China’s pressure towards North Korea. He expressed that pressing North Korea to stop testing its most […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Huawei’s push in Russia exploits Kremlin fears of Western technology

With Moscow yearning for an alternative to Western technology and the United States on a campaign to throw Huawei out of Europe and East Asia, the Chinese telecom giant sensed opportunity in Russia.

New Atlanticist by Justin Sherman

China Cybersecurity

Tue, Nov 17, 2020

Manning in The Hill: A gaping hole in US Indo-Pacific strategy

In the News by Atlantic Council

China East Asia

Mon, Nov 16, 2020

US sanctions policy: Lessons learned and recommendations for the new administration

WTO reform is especially important now since it would provide an efficient way to tackle China’s unfair trade practices head-on. This paper proposes concurrent measures that the United States and European Union can take to revitalize the WTO.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Daniel Fried

China Economy & Business

Events

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

2020 Atlantic Council – Korea Foundation Forum

Online Event The Forum brings together current and former US and ROK officials and senior experts to develop forward-looking recommendations for the most pressing issues facing the bilateral security alliance and economic partnership.
The event will take place Wednesday, December 2nd through Thursday, December 3rd.

8:00am Economy & Business Korea Politics & Diplomacy Security & Defense

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Cross-Strait Seminar: The future of US-Taiwan economic relations

Online Event As geopolitical tensions heat up on the Taiwan Strait amid the intensification of US-China competition, Washington and Taipei are taking unprecedented steps to deepen bilateral trade relations.

2:00pm China East Asia Economy & Business Indo-Pacific

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

The five revolutions: Examining defense innovation in the Indo-Pacific region

Online Event In this launch event for Forward Defense's latest report, experts discuss the defense innovation trends, emerging technologies, and operational concepts that will define the future of competition and warfare in the Indo-Pacific region.

3:00pm Australia China Conflict Defense Industry