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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

In the News 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
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 Transatlantic Security Initiative

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