Wed, Jul 28, 2021

The security of defense trade with allies: Enhancing contact, contracts, and control in supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of "Buy American" policies have cast doubt on the ability of foreign suppliers to provide crucial defense goods and services to the US Department of Defense in times of crisis or conflict. Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik recommends the expansion of security of supply agreements (among other measures) to fully leverage the defense-industrial bases of US allies and partners and best support US security priorities.

Issue Brief by James Hasik

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Mon, Jul 19, 2021

FAST THINKING: A turning point on Chinese hacking

What does NATO’s buy-in mean for the world’s response to Chinese hacking? What tools do these allies have to fight back? Our experts messaged us (securely) with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

MARKUP: Our experts annotate the G7 communiqué

How can you dig through 14,000 words of diplomat-speak to find what these world leaders are really saying? Leave that to the Atlantic Council’s experts.

New Atlanticist by Julia Friedlander, Ash Jain, Rama Yade, David Bray, Benjamin Haddad, Josh Lipsky

Economy & Business France

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

Wed, Jun 9, 2021

IN BRIEF: Why the G7 summit matters, in seven charts

The G7 is meeting in person for the first time since the pandemic began. The GeoEconomics Center explains the top seven issues on the agenda and why they matter.

New Atlanticist by GeoEconomics Center

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

From the G7 to a D-10: Strengthening democratic cooperation for today’s challenges

With the rules-based democratic order under threat, leading democracies need to develop common strategic approaches that pool their collective influence to confront today’s challenges.

Report by Ash Jain, Matthew Kroenig

Australia Economy & Business

Thu, May 27, 2021

Enhancing US-Japan cooperation on global supply chains

Mounting US-China tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic have led to growing calls in the United States and among its allies and partners, including Japan, to address the vulnerabilities in global supply chains critical to national security and economic competitiveness.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Miyeon Oh, James Hildebrand

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Fri, May 21, 2021

The mythology of a rising Asia…and how America can make a difference

The mythology of a rising Asia is not entirely accurate. This is because much of the regional economic growth has been accompanied by worsening social outcomes. However, as the Biden administration asserts a renewed US focus on the region, these worsening social outcomes provide a strong opportunity for engagement.

Blog Post by Vasuki Shastry

China East Asia

Mon, May 17, 2021

How to leverage the Quad to counter China’s Digital Sinosphere

China’s growing ambition to recode the rules of cyberspace should serve as a wake-up call for the Indo-Pacific’s leading digital democracies to cooperate.

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott, Anand Raghuraman

Australia China

Thu, May 13, 2021

Manning in Voice of America Korea: Meeting of the heads of information agencies between Japan and the United States… Sharing evaluation of North Korea information and strengthening trilateral cooperation [translated from Korean]

On May 13, Robert Manning was interviewed by Voice of America Korea about trilateral cooperation between the United States, South Korea, and Japan on North Korea. “President Biden has made the U.S.-Korea-Japan trilateral intelligence and security cooperation as a cornerstone of his North Korea policy. And given the threats of North Korea continuing development of […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Japan Korea