3D Printing

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

In an era of great-power competition, procurement reform not more regulation for the defense industrial base

What strategic gains can DoD realize from being a better customer? Given the reluctance of the US commercial sector to engage in defense work and the speedy innovation of our rivals, reform is needed.

New Atlanticist by Tate Nurkin

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Stefanini interviewed by Formiche (Italian) on visit of Italian Defense Minister Guerini to Washington, D.C.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Italian

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

The Russian threat is scaring Sweden

After Russia’s aggression against Ukraine in February 2014, the Swedish thinking about its defense has changed remarkably. Like most of Europe, Sweden had steadily disarmed for a quarter of a century after the end of the Cold War, and its military expenditure had sunk to 1 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Russia’s actions against Ukraine woke Sweden up. Swedes got upset, while the Finns were worried. Together with Poland and the three Baltic states, Sweden has been among the European Union countries most committed to sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.

New Atlanticist by Anders Åslund

Defense Policy Northern Europe

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

McFate quoted in Slate on the corporate nature of war

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Security & Defense

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

McFate quoted in the Financial Times on the future of warfare

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Security & Defense

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Congressional hearing – “US-Iran tensions: implications for homeland security”

The Committee meeting examined the homeland security implications of the recent escalation in US-Iran tensions in the wake of the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Witnesses were given time to present opening statements to address possible retaliation followed by questions posed by committee members. Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick presented four ways in which Iran threatens the homeland: terrorism, cyber-attacks, disinformation, and influence operations. Warrick underscored the imminent threat posed by Iranian cyber-attacks, “Mr. Chairman, the possibility of a terrorist attack by Iran here in the homeland is that, a possibility, but cyber-attacks are a certainty.”

Congressional Relations by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Digital Policy

Fri, Jan 3, 2020

Wechsler quoted in Vox on the National Defense Authorization Act and Trump’s actions in Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy

Mon, Dec 30, 2019

McFate quoted in the New York Times on plans to cut back US intelligence efforts in Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Defense Policy

Wed, Dec 25, 2019

McFate quoted in the Washington Post on US cyber efforts to counter Russian interference

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Bryza joins Indus News to discuss U.S. negotiations with the Taliban and President Trump’s plan to withdraw 4000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Defense Policy