Nika Aleksejeva

Lead Researcher for the Baltics, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Jorge Benitez

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Henrik Breitenbauch

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Paul R.S. Gebhard

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative


Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Finland’s elections: Big lessons from a small country?

A coalition government led by the Social Democrats, while opposed to seeking NATO membership, is unlikely to change current Finnish policy of keeping the option open.

New Atlanticist by Leo Michel

Elections NATO

Fri, Apr 5, 2019

What Ukraine needs from the west isn’t just cash

In 2019, Ukraine celebrates the centennial anniversary of the unification of its national lands. On January 22, 1919, the Act of Union marked a historic milestone: for the first time in centuries, the Ukrainian people had revived their nation and unified most of its territories. Then Russian aggression destroyed our freedom, like it did again […]

UkraineAlert by Danylo Lubkivsky

Conflict Defense Policy

Wed, Apr 3, 2019

When javelins aren’t enough

Several US military experts were asked about the best way forward and were divided as to priorities: More military aid, more diplomacy, more sanctions, a clean-up of Ukrainian corruption, or all in varying degrees.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Conflict European Union

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

What makes an ally? Sweden and Finland as NATO partners

Hesitation toward Alliance membership has not prevented Sweden or Finland from closer cooperation with NATO on territorial defense.

New Atlanticist by Anna Wieslander

NATO NATO Partnerships

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Wieslander in European Leadership Network: A new Strategic Concept for NATO’s 70th birthday?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Fri, Dec 21, 2018

NATO owes Secretary Mattis a debt of gratitude

No other leader in Washington could combine the civilian and military perspectives, listen to the Allies yet speak truth to power on both sides of the Atlantic without at any time raising doubts as to his fundamental commitment to the Atlantic project as an irreversible gain from history.

New Atlanticist by Jamie Shea

NATO NATO Partnerships

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

Bilateral basing squabbles: Incirlik and America’s out of area wars

The American alliance with Turkey is in crisis. The two NATO allies have divergent interests in the Middle East, stemming from differing policies towards non-state actors. The United States, as the dominant external power in the Middle East, has made counter-terrorism the focal point of its Middle East strategy. American policy is linked to pervasive […]

MENASource by Aaron Stein

Middle East NATO Partnerships

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Shaping strategy for comprehensive and effective Western policy in Eastern Europe

“The West’s failure to respond to Russia’s breaches of international law demonstrates weakness and undermines US credibility,” writes Dr. Maksym Khylko, in “Shaping Strategy for Comprehensive and Effective Western Policy in Eastern Europe,” a new issue brief by the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. In the past ten years, Russia has invaded Georgia and Ukraine, illegally […]

Issue Brief by Maksym Khylko

Crisis Management Eastern Europe

Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Turkey’s fighter pilot problems

The failed coup-attempt on July 15, 2016 upended the Turkish Air Force and prompted the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to purge pilots and air crews from the military. The Air Force played a central part in the failed coup attempt. Although only some two-dozen F-16 pilots took part in the coup in eleven […]

MENASource by Aaron Stein

NATO Partnerships Turkey

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Saudi-Led Coalition Setting Up Mobile Force to Fight Terrorism

A Saudi-led coalition force of 41 countries is now taking shape and has found a focus: protecting member nations against the threat from Islamic State

NATOSource by Saeed Shah and Margherita Stancati, Wall Street Journal