Lukas Andriukaitis

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Paul D. Miller

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Samantha Sultoon

Visiting Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Economic Sanctions Initiative Global Business & Economics Program


Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Speaks Truth to Power

Trump administration should provide details of Russian meddling ahead of midterms On June 8, Dan Coats, US President Donald J. Trump’s Director of National Intelligence, gave an important speech that went largely unnoticed.  Speaking at an event in Normandy, France—co-sponsored by the Atlantic Council, Le Figaro, and the Tocqueville Foundation—Coats essentially said that the Russians […]

New Atlanticist by Michael Morell

Intelligence Russia

Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Israeli regional security and CT director briefs African ambassadors

On Wednesday, March 7, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted a roundtable for African ambassadors with Ms. Dana Benvenisti-Gabay, Director for Regional Security and Counter Terrorism at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel. Dr. J. Peter Pham, Atlantic Council vice president and Africa Center director, introduced Benvenisti-Gabay and welcomed participants. In […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa English

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Simakovsky Quoted in Business Insider on The House Intelligence Committee

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In the News by Mark Simakovsky

Intelligence Security & Defense

Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Rosenblum in The Cipher Brief: Shedding the Veneer of Non-Partisanship on the House Intel Committee

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In the News by Todd Rosenblum

Intelligence Security & Defense

Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Intelligence community continues to see threat from climate change

While continued identification of climate change as part of the threat landscape is certainly important, incorporating climate concerns into foreign, defense, development, and national security policy in a comprehensive way is still a work in progress.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Ellen Scholl and David Livingston

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Why Intelligence Matters

Michael Morell was with George W. Bush the day terrorists rammed hijacked commercial airliners into the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Almost ten years later, Morell was in the White House Situation Room with Barack Obama when US Special Operations forces killed al Qaeda leader Osama […]

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Intelligence Security & Defense

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The MADCOM future

Emerging artificial intelligence (AI) tools will provide propagandists radically enhanced capabilities to manipulate human minds. Human cognition is a complex system, and AI tools are very good at decoding complex systems. Interactions on social media, browsing the Internet, and even grocery shopping provide thousands of data points from which technologists can build psychological profiles on nearly […]

Report by Matt Chessen

Americas Civil Society

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

How will Brexit impact intelligence sharing?

A recent report published by the UK’s House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee concluded there will be a “barrier” to security if data transfers between EU nations and the UK are obstructed after Brexit.

New Atlanticist by Elizabeth Ball

Intelligence United Kingdom

Fri, May 5, 2017

Germany Wants to Destroy Foreign Servers Carrying Out Cyber Attacks

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency accused Russian rivals of gathering large amounts of political data in cyber attacks

NATOSource by Andrea Shalal, Reuters

Cybersecurity Germany

Mon, May 1, 2017

NATO Considers New Counterterrorism Post Following Trump Demands

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is considering appointing a senior official to oversee counterterrorism efforts

NATOSource by Julian E. Barnes, Wall Street Journal

Intelligence NATO


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