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Tue, Dec 3, 2019

Don’t be fooled: Russia is still NATO’s greatest challenge

“Russia has shown with its actions that it is a serious security threat,” Estonian defense minister Jüri Luik said during a panel discussion on Baltic and Black sea security during the NATO engages event in London on December 3. “For Lithuania, [Russia] is the only external existential threat we have,” added Lithuanian defense minister Raimundas Karoblis.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO Northern Europe

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Shaffer joins The John Batchelor Show to discuss Azerbaijan’s Deal of the Century

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Bryza interviewed in The Georgian Journal on Georgia, NATO membership and Trump’s presidency with GJ

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Leveraging AI to transform power grid security

Given our acute dependency on an uninterrupted supply of power, it is hardly surprising that power grids are among the most strategically important pieces of infrastructure for economic and national security alike.

New Atlanticist by Lukas Trakimavičius

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Carpenter quoted in Foreign Policy on Bolton’s upcoming visit to Belarus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe International Norms

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Rare opportunity opens for US LNG to reach Greece-Turkey-Ukraine gas corridor

While the mainstream media’s attention is now focused on the completion of Russia’s two gas pipeline projects—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream—exceptional, but under-reported changes are afoot in southeast Europe that could challenge Moscow’s regional dominance and geopolitical pressure and help establish a bidirectional north-south corridor linking Greece and Turkey to Ukraine along the Trans-Balkan pipeline. […]

EnergySource by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

How the US can fight Russian disinformation for real

For the past three years, I have been on the front lines of the information war, most recently in Ukraine, Lithuania, and Georgia. I have worked alongside, interviewed and briefed policymakers throughout the region, and these experiences have presented a grim picture: the United States is abdicating its leadership in countering Russian disinformation. Where we […]

UkraineAlert by Nina Jankowicz

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Georgia protests are not a showcase of Russophobia

Outside observers must resist conflating anti-Kremlin sentiment with Russophobia.

New Atlanticist by Tina Maglakelidze

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

For Armenia’s Pashinyan, Poroshenko’s presidency should serve as a cautionary tale

The fate of Ukraine’s former president Petro Poroshenko, another post-revolutionary leader in a former Soviet state, should illustrate for Pashinyan the perils of failing to keep promises to combat judicial corruption.

New Atlanticist by Colby Galliher

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Baltic Porcupine: Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Defend the Baltic States

On June 27, the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public discussion on “Baltic Porcupine: Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Defend the Baltic States.” The event launched the Scowcroft Center’s latest issue brief, “The Melians’ Revenge: How Small, Frontline, European States Can Employ Emerging Technology to Defend Against Russia” by Dr. TX Hammes. […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe NATO