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Thu, Feb 27, 2020

The lesson of Crimea: Appeasement never works

The international community's weak response to Vladimir Putin's 2014 seizure of Crimea was a watershed moment for global security but attempts to appease Russia continue despite six subsequent years of hybrid warfare.

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Conflict Non-Traditional Threats

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

The case for extending New START

US and global security would be greatly enhanced by extending New START for another five years. Extension would preserve the last effective and verifiable agreement that limits the strategic arms competition between the United States and Russia and make it easier to maintain deterrence and strategic stability by allowing both sides an assured second-strike capability.

New Atlanticist by Alexander Vershbow

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Ukraine’s fate will shape global security – and Americans should care

During a January 24 post-interview exchange, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly asked a radio host, "Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?" This has sparked a lively debate about US-Ukrainian ties and the threat posed by Russian aggression.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Conflict National Security

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Manning quoted in VOA on North Korean denuclearization policy

In the News by Atlantic Council

East Asia Korea

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Hope for the Iran nuclear deal is not completely lost

Iran’s fifth violation of the JCPOA is serious, but not necessarily a death blow to the nuclear deal. If Tehran acts with restraint and refrains from restarting particularly troublesome nuclear activities, there may be a narrow window for the P4+1 to preserve the deal.

IranSource by Kelsey Davenport

Iran Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Jan 3, 2020

Manning joins Arirang TV to discuss prospects for North Korea-US talks in 2020

In the News by Atlantic Council

East Asia Korea

Fri, Jan 3, 2020

Soleimani killing threatens to break open US-Iranian conflict

The assassination of a top Iranian military official in Iraq on January 2 is the most dramatic step yet in the ongoing escalation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Conflict Iran

Wed, Jan 1, 2020

Ullman quoted in US Naval Institute on military affairs

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nuclear Nonproliferation Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Korea conundrum

Imminent missile, and possibly nuclear, tests will heighten tensions and war fears on the Korean Peninsula. To keep Pyongyang’s capabilities in perspective, this graphic, updated as developments warrant, shows that North Korea still has additional work to do before it has a reliable, operational ICBM that can reach the United States.

New Atlanticist by Robert A. Manning, Patrick O’Reilly

Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Tavakol quoted in TRT World on the 6 EU countries that joined INSTEX

In the News by Atlantic Council

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