Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Leaked Iranian intelligence about Iraq only tells part of the story

The recent story in the New York Times on leaked Iranian intelligence reports about Iranian influence operations in Iraq elicits a couple of possible reactions. If one works for the United States government, particularly in any department or bureau that deals with Iraq, one would be reasonable to feel some gratitude not only that the […]

MENASource by C. Anthony Pfaff

Intelligence Iran

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Over the horizon: NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance in the Baltic Sea region

NATO joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance is about getting the right information to the right person at the right time in the right format.

Report by Task Force Co-Chairs: ADM Mark E. Ferguson, III, USN (Ret.) and AM Sir Christopher Harper, RAF (Ret.) Project Director: Dr. Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

Drones Intelligence

Sun, Oct 13, 2019

Nawaz in The Indian Express on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Nawaz in India Today on his new book, The Battle for Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Corruption

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in The Globe and Mail on the latest spy exfiltration

In the News by Atlantic Council

Intelligence Russia

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Time to play hardball on reforming Ukraine’s security service

In June 2018, Ukraine’s parliament adopted the Law on National Security, with the help of the United States and other international partners, including NATO and the European Union. Among other things, the law set the frame for the functions of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and opened the door for comprehensive reform of that […]

UkraineAlert by Oleksandra Ustinova and Steven Pifer

Conflict Corruption

Fri, Dec 14, 2018

US Sen. Tom Cotton’s pitch for US global leadership: ‘We don’t want to play home games’

By containing adversaries and cementing alliances, the United States can ensure that attacks on its own soil are next to impossible and can prevent devastating global wars by ensuring that aggression is stopped before it can expand.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Intelligence National Security

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Rosenblum in The Hill: Limited Senate Access to CIA Intelligence is Not Conspiracy

Read the full article here

In the News by Todd Rosenblum

Intelligence Security & Defense

Fri, Oct 12, 2018

United States, intelligence allies expand effort to contain Chinese influence

Amidst the backdrop of growing trade tensions between the United States and China, Washington has begun drawing attention to growing Chinese influence and economic campaigns within Western countries and in regions across the world.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Intelligence

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Director of US National Intelligence: Russia’s ‘Actions have Been Pretty Nefarious Towards Us’

Excerpts from Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats interview with NBC Chief Correspondent Andrea Mitchell, July 19, 2018.

NATOSource by Dan Coats and Andrea Mitchell, Aspen Institute

Intelligence Iran


Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A candle in the dark: US national security strategy for artificial intelligence

There is an intense and high-stakes competition being waged by the United States and its near-peer adversaries across the spectrum of emerging technologies, including AI. What are policy options the US can pursue and what are the implications for security strategy?

3:30pm Washington DC