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



Fri, Apr 9, 2021

Norrlöf in Washington Post on China and Russia’s plan to “de-dollarize”

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In the News by Dr. Carla Norrlöf

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Apr 8, 2021

Kroenig quoted in USNI News on the Chinese nuclear threat

Deputy Director of the Scowcroft Center Matthew Kroenig was quoted in a USNI News article titled "Russian and Chinese Nuclear Threats Pose Problem for US Deterrence, Experts Say."

In the News by Atlantic Council

China National Security

Wed, Apr 7, 2021

Tran’s research highlighted in the Washington Post on China’s vaccine deliveries

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In the News by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

The digital Yuan, digital Euro, and the Diem: Key issues for public debate

As momentum grows for the development of CBDCs many policy questions remain unanswered. For insights into how CBDCs may develop, it will be important to watch where the current leaders, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the European Central Bank (ECB), converge and diverge.

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

China Digital Policy

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

Manning quoted in Newsweek: China’s bet US is bluffing on Taiwan war risks dangerous miscalculation

On April 6, Robert Manning was quoted in an article in Newsweek entitled, “China’s Bet U.S. Is Bluffing on Taiwan War Risks Dangerous Miscalculation.” Manning argued that the least likely scenario is an invasion of Taiwan and urged policymakers to consider China’s interests and perceptions about US decline. “It seems all that now stands between […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Taiwan

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

China’s strengths shouldn’t blind us to its weaknesses

China is a “pacing threat” and the United States’ strongest competitor. But it isn't an unstoppable colossus. There may be a fatal flaw in China's aspirations.

New Atlanticist by Harlan Ullman

China Security & Defense

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Fulton quoted in Asia Times on increasing Chinese influence in the Middle East

In the News

China Economy & Business

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Lipsky quoted in Wall Street Journal on the threat posed by China’s digital yuan

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In the News by Josh Lipsky

China Economy & Business

Sat, Apr 3, 2021

Binnendijk in Defense News: NATO’s focus on China is too narrow

Hans Binnendijk published an article that urges Europe and NATO to acknowledge China’s multi-dimensional threats, and suggests how Europe can be better positioned to avoid Chinese aggression.

In the News by Hans Binnendijk

China Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Decoupling/reshoring versus dual circulation: Competing strategies for security and influences

Increasing competition between the US and China, on issues ranging from trade to technology, is leading to a bifurcation of the global economy into two systems. How do the different strategies (decoupling vs dual circulation) pursued by the US and China match up?

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

China Digital Policy


Mon, Apr 26, 2021

The future of US export controls

Online Event The third session of the center’s Regulation in Foreign Policy roundtable series exploring on the expanding role of export controls in the transatlantic community.

2:00pm China International Markets Trade United States and Canada

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

POSTPONED: Future Foreign Policy series featuring Jeremie Waterman and Daniel Rosen

Online Event This Future Foreign Policy event, moderated by Bloomberg's Nick Wadhams, explores the implications of decoupling from China from the vantage point of a recent US Chamber of Commerce report, "Understanding U.S.-China Decoupling: Macro Trends and Industry Impacts."

1:00pm China International Markets Trade