Programs

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative equips the transatlantic community to “pivot” to the Asia-Pacific and to position the Atlantic Council to serve as the essential link between high-level transatlantic and Asian leaders and thinkers

Experts

Julie Chon

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

James B. Cunningham

Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center

South Asia Center

Antonio de Lecea

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Robert Dohner

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Content

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Managed competition: Meeting China’s challenge in a multi-vector world

Understanding and responding to the challenges China presents requires a broad perspective, recognizing the interaction of economic, diplomatic, and security issues.

Report by Franklin D. Kramer

China Europe & Eurasia
Candle in the Dark Destruction Cole

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A candle in the dark: US national security strategy for artificial intelligence

AI is expected to have a transformational impact on the future of geopolitics, defense, and security. The emerging geopolitical and security context influencing the future of AI technology development has been driven by the erosion of traditional geopolitical frameworks, increased conflict between liberalism and authoritarianism, the pervasiveness of social media use and 4IR-driven digitization of […]

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Tate Nurkin; Stephen Rodriguez

China Conflict

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

The race to secure 5G networks: Another Sputnik moment for the United States?

Another Sputnik moment could be upon us, but this time the threat comes from China. What is urgently needed is another “JFK like” moment where the president takes to the nation the fact that we are in a struggle the likes of which we have not seen before.

New Atlanticist by James L. Jones, Jr.

China Internet

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

Russia’s new pipeline to China is not a threat to Europe

China and Europe will not compete for the same gas resources and Europe’s gas market is too big and increasingly too diversified to be coerced into signing unfavorable gas deals. Meanwhile, Russia will have its hands full competing against scores of other suppliers and trying to establish itself in the cutthroat Chinese gas market.

New Atlanticist by Lukas Trakimavičius

China European Union

Sun, Dec 8, 2019

Manning quoted in The Global Times on U.S.-China relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict
NATO leaders pose for a group photo

Sat, Dec 7, 2019

NATO’s China challenge

China has emerged as the most formidable challenge that has ever faced NATO.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China National Security

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Cohen in Forbes: The Strategic Upside Behind Russia’s $55 Billion ‘Power Of Siberia’ Pipeline To China

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

Strategic estrangement between South Korea and Japan as a barrier to trilateral cooperation

Demand for trilateral cooperation between the United States, South Korea, and Japan is on the rise. However, political willingness and capacity for trilateral cooperation are declining.

Report by Dr. Cheol Hee Park

Elections Indo-Pacific

Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Blakemore quoted in Euronews on Bolivia’s ousting of Evo Morales

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas China

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Australian government takes aim at foreign influence in universities

As China’s regional ambitions grow and its attempts to influence regional policies becomes more aggressive, universities are becoming a contested space. There are increasing concerns that Australian universities are becoming over-reliant on the funding associated with Chinese students studying there, and actively limiting activities on campus because they may upset both the Chinese students and authorities.

New Atlanticist by John T. Watts

Australia China