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Experts

Content

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Think again

In a recent National Interest article, George Beebe dismisses US policy on Ukraine as “steeped in illusions” and argues for a “sensible alternative.” It is a nice try, but what he comes up with does not pass muster.

Long Take by John E. Herbst

Conflict NATO

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Vershbow joins Aljazeera to discuss NATO in the Middle East

In the News by Atlantic Council

Middle East NATO

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Slavin quoted in JNS on Trump’s address on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Bryza joins Indus News to discuss the NATO summit

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Haddad in Foreign Policy: Emmanuel Macron’s New Strategy Is Disruption

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia France
Candle in the Dark Destruction Cole

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

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

AI is expected to have a transformational impact on the future of geopolitics, defense, and security. In this fluctuating environment, where the US is engaged in a high-stakes competition with is near-peer adversaries, and AI is enabling paradigm-shifting changes in public and private sector operations, how should the US respond?

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Tate Nurkin; Stephen Rodriguez

China Conflict
NATO leaders pose for a group photo

Sat, Dec 7, 2019

NATO’s China challenge

China has emerged as the most formidable challenge that has ever faced NATO.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China National Security

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Atlantic Council press call: Unpacking the NATO Leaders’ Meeting

Operator: Welcome to the Atlantic Council Members and Press Call. Please be aware that each of your lines is in a listen-only mode. We will open the lines for questions following the speakers’ opening remarks. Please remember to press “star” then “one” on your telephone keypad to ask a question.  Questions will be taken in […]

Press and Members Call by Atlantic Council

NATO Security & Defense

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Ullman in UPI: NATO must recognize Russia as political, economic threat

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

NATO leaders disperse the storm clouds in London

Despite a litany of high-profile disagreements between allies over the last few weeks, the NATO Leaders’ Meeting in London on December 4 “ended on a very positive note,” with a “pretty substantial declaration and agenda for the future,” according to Alexander Vershbow. The meeting, Vershbow observed, “went in like a lion and out like a lamb.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO

Events

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Looking north: Conference on security in the Arctic

A discussion on the trends shaping the future security environment in the Arctic and developing strategies for Allied cooperation on key security issues.

9:00am Washington DC