New AtlanticistNov 30, 2023
Russian War Report: Pro-Kremlin surrogates accuse the US of using ‘climate weapons’ in Crimea
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
Following a severe storm in the Black Sea heavily impacted Crimea, pro-Kremlin sources circulated a conspiracy suggesting the US used a weather weapon.
In the NewsOct 20, 2023
Wieslander participates in Riga Conference 2023
On Friday, October 20, Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe, attended the Riga Conference, organized by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation in Riga. She participated in the Panel “Madrid, Vilnius, Washington – Milestones for NATO’s generational Change” together with David Cattler, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security, Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director, European Council on […]
Memo to...Oct 10, 2023
Memo to the president: A bold agenda for the Washington summit: How to advance vital US interests by helping Ukraine win and defining its path to NATO membership
The upcoming NATO summit marking the Alliance's seventy-fifth anniversary presents an opportunity for US leadership to meet this danger by taking steps to provide Ukraine the means to win the war and by setting a clear path for Ukraine’s membership in NATO.
In the NewsOct 4, 2023
Wieslander participates in Warsaw Security Forum
On Wednesday, October 4, Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe, attended the Warsaw Security Forum, hosted by the Casimir Pulas Foundation in Warsaw. She participated in the Panel “Baltic Sea – North Sea: Northern Maritime Dimension of NATO Collective Defence” together with Anne Marie Aanerud, State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie, Commander of […]
New AtlanticistOct 2, 2023
How the Menendez scandal could end up with Turkey getting F-16s—and Sweden getting into NATO
By Grady Wilson
As chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez signaled his opposition to the sale of F-16s to Ankara early and often.
UkraineAlertSep 19, 2023
Putin “knows very well” NATO poses no security threat to Russia
By Peter Dickinson
Russia's recent demilitarization of its NATO borders proves that Putin does not view alliance as a genuine security threat and makes a complete mockery of Kremlin propaganda blaming the invasion of Ukraine on NATO, writes Peter Dickinson.
Issue BriefSep 6, 2023
Alternative security futures in the High North
By David Auerswald
Climate change, combined with increasing geopolitical competition and hostilities, has focused renewed attention on national security interests in the Arctic. By 2035, how will those variables combine to influence the High North?
In the NewsAug 23, 2023
Dahl featured in Omni, discussing the Danish response to the recent Quran burnings in Sweden and Kremlins response
By Ann-Sofie Dahl
On August 23, Transatlantic Security Initiative nonresident senior fellow Ann-Sofie Dahl was mentioned in Omni, discussing the Danish response to the recent Quran burnings in Sweden and how the Kremlin has reacted to these developments (text in Swedish).
In the NewsAug 16, 2023
Wieslander interviewed on TV 4 Nyhetsmorgon
On Tuesday, August 15, Anna Wieslander, director for Northern Europe, participated in TV4 Nyhetsmorgon to discuss why Sweden’s entry into NATO is delayed. “The agreement coincided with the summer break of the parliaments that must ratify Sweden’s NATO membership. [Sweden] could, however, have worked faster than October, which has been suggested as the date for […]