The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Transatlantic Security Initiative shapes and influences the debate on the greatest security challenges facing the North Atlantic Alliance and its key partners.

Experts

Hans Binnendijk

Distinguished Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

John Blocher

Senior US Air Force Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Matt Brand

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

Content

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

First female NATO number two hands over post amid Turkey crisis

The highest-ranking woman in Alliance history talks about the crisis in Syria and the success in encouraging gender balance throughout NATO.

New Atlanticist by Teri Schultz

NATO Syria

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Benitez quoted in Yahoo Finance on NATO’s restrictions to punish Turkey

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

NATO Security & Defense

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Binnendijk in Defense News: A compromise is needed on trans-Atlantic defense cooperation

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Benitez quoted in Stars and Stripes on whether or not Turkey can be removed from NATO

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

NATO Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Oct 7, 2019

The implications of fifth-generation aircraft for transatlantic airpower: A primer

A new operational architecture is being created, one in which fifth-generation platforms are nodes on a network that spans multiple domains.

Report by Secretary Deborah Lee James and Dr. Daniel Gouré

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Leave Ukraine out of the Ukraine scandal

I have one request for American political elites: stop making Ukraine a political football in the internal affairs of the United States. Nothing less than our security and Europe’s security depends on it.

UkraineAlert by Oleksii Honcharenko

Crisis Management Defense Policy

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The Untapped Potential of the US-Colombia Partnership

Creating a Modernized Plan for the Bilateral Relationship

In-Depth Research & Reports by the Atlantic Council’s US-Colombia Task Force

Civil Society Colombia

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Securing Northern Europe: Toward a comprehensive approach

As Northern Europe finds itself on the front line of systemic great-power competition it has the consider three main challenges: an assertive Russia, changing dynamics in the transatlantic link and the development of a European defense. This present a unique window of opportunity to develop a comprehensive regional approach, bringing together the Baltic Sea, the North Atlantic and the Arctic.

Issue Brief by Anna Wieslander and Elin Schiffer

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

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

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan NATO

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Bryza interviewed in The Georgian Journal on Georgia, NATO membership and Trump’s presidency with GJ

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

Events

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: Revitalizing NATO’s Southern Strategy for an Era of Great Power Competition

Over the last 5 years, NATO has made huge strides to defend and deter against Russia in Europe’s northeast, but its work in Europe’s south continues to fall short. To help reinvigorate NATO's southern strategy, the Transatlantic Security Initiative is hosting a panel discussion on its new report, which argues that NATO's south is not just about projecting stability, but also defense, deterrence, and containment.

3:00pm Washington DC