Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Reenergizing transatlantic space cooperation: Opportunities in security and beyond

The transatlantic alliance needs to recognize and address challenges to space assurance, and take full advantage of the many changes sweeping the space industry.

Report by Stephen Ganote, Janie Yurechko, Diana Jack, and Connor O'Shea

Defense Industry Security & Defense

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Lessons from Apollo: industry and great-power competition

The Apollo moon landing was not only a momentous scientific achievement, but also a grand strategic instrument of the Cold War

New Atlanticist by Christian Trotti and Mark Massa

Space Technology & Innovation

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Quiz: to infinity and beyond

How much do you know about the international community's accomplishments in space?

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council


Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Can international cooperation in space survive geopolitical competition on Earth?

At a time when Russia and the United States spend most of their time preparing for conflict, space remains one of the few areas where both countries cooperate extensively.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Space Technology & Innovation
NATO and Swedish aircraft participating in BALTOPS 2016 (photo: Airman Erin Babis/USAF)

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

For the First Time in Its History, NATO Releases Joint Air Power Strategy

NATO Joint Air Power (JAP) plays a key role in supporting the accomplishment of NATO’s three core tasks – Collective Defence, Crisis Management and Cooperative Security

NATOSource by NATO

Cybersecurity NATO

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Gopalaswamy Quoted in iNews on New Competitors in the Space Race: India, Japan, and China

Read the full article here.

In the News by Bharath Gopalaswamy

China India

Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Heithold’s heavy lasers

Forthcoming developments in directed energy could bring tactical and geopolitical change.

Defense Industrialist by James Hasik, Julian A. Eagle-Platón

China Defense Industry

Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Make it so.

Standing up a new military organization is hard institutional work, but work worth the effort over time. A proposal for a Space Force proposes short-term turmoil, but eventually better morale, stability, and focus after separation from the Air Force.

Defense Industrialist by James Hasik

Defense Policy Space

Fri, Jan 13, 2017

The Power of Transparency in Advancing Geo-spatial Intelligence

On January 13, the Atlantic Council and Thomson Reuters hosted Mr. Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The discussion was moderated by Mr. John Walcott, Foreign Policy and National Security Editor for Thomson Reuters. 

Event Recap

Intelligence Security & Defense

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Nuclear buying power

Who wins and who loses when the Pentagon prohibits exclusive dealing? On October 11, the US Air Force received prospective contractors’ proposals its its Ground-Based Strategic Deterrence (GBSD) program, its effort to begin replacing its Boeing LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) by 2030. The USAF is sufficiently concerned about its choices for cost-effective […]

Defense Industrialist by James Hasik

Defense Industry Nuclear Deterrence