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Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Ullman in Washington Post: In Afghanistan negotiations, we must include our allies

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Afghanistan NATO
Baltic Sea Security, NATO

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

The importance of Baltic navies ensuring Baltic Sea security

The commander of US Naval Forces Europe and Africa and NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples argues that "a strong alliance of navies will enable us all to maintain the most basic human rights: freedom and safety."

New Atlanticist by Adm. James G. Foggo III

Maritime Security NATO

Sat, Aug 31, 2019

On the ground with Iron Wolf: NATO put to the test

An up-close look at NATO forces preparing to defend the Alliance's vital eastern flank.

Photo Essay by Ieva Budzeikaite

NATO Northern Europe

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

NATO members are picking up the burden

While movement towards 2 percent may seem slow, it is clear that NATO allies are making significant changes to their defense spending.

Infographic by David A. Wemer

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Carpenter quoted in N1 on Bosnia’s relationship with NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy NATO

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

Simakovsky and Fishman in Foreign Policy: Trump can’t stop Putin from poaching US allies

The United States failed to stop Russia’s S-400 sale to Turkey despite having the tools to do so. Don’t be surprised if the Kremlin continues to use arms sales to extend its influence.

In the News by Atlantic Council

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Arslan in Hurriyet Daily News: Secure Turkey means secure NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

NATO Turkey

Mon, Jul 15, 2019

After Russian air defense deal, can Ankara and Washington repair their relationship?

The delivery of a Russian air defense system to Turkey has jeopardized the defense relationship between the United States and one of its most important NATO and regional allies.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

NATO Security & Defense

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Bechev in Al Jazeera: S-400 arrives in Ankara: Crunch time for Turkish foreign policy

The arrival of the Russian missile defence system in Ankara could mark a major rupture between Turkey and the US.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Defense Technologies
baltic porcupine

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

Baltic Porcupine: Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Defend the Baltic States

On June 27th, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative, part of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, hosted a panel discussion around defense and deterrence in the Baltic states at the Atlantic Council’s headquarters. This event also featured the launch of the Scowcroft Center’s latest issue brief, “The Melians’ Revenge: How Small, Frontline, European […]

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

NATO Security & Defense

Events

Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Reenergizing Transatlantic Space Cooperation in Security and Beyond

The next event in our Defense-Industrial Policy Series and launch of a new Issue Brief, "Reenergizing Transatlantic Space Cooperation in Security and Beyond" by Stephen Ganote, features keynote remarks by Scott Pace, the Executive Secretary of the US National Space Council and a panel discussion of the report by four distinguished business and government executives.

4:30pm Washington DC