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


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


Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Present at the re-creation: A global strategy for revitalizing, adapting, and defending a rules-based international system

We need a new strategy—one that is both ambitious and innovative, geared towards meeting the challenges and opportunities that the new decade brings.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Ash Jain and Matthew Kroenig

China NATO

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Global risks 2035 update: Decline or new renaissance?

Our conclusion in 2016’s Global Risks 2035 was that state-on-state conflict posed a bigger threat than terrorism. In the two years since, the post-Cold War order has continued to unravel without a “new normal” emerging.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Mathew J. Burrows

China NATO

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Morningstar joins CNBC to discuss stability of Asia’s oil supply

In the News by Atlantic Council

East Asia Energy & Environment

Fri, Oct 25, 2019

Kempe joins CNBC to discuss Chinese authorities encouraging a U.S. decoupling

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economic Sanctions

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

2019 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Journalist Fellowship Program

About The Atlantic Council is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Korea Journalist Fellowship Program. In partnership with the Korea Foundation, the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security will recruit the second annual class of Fellows in 2019. The Atlantic Council Korea Journalist Fellowship is a unique opportunity for early/mid-career US-based journalists working in […]

Uncategorized by Asia Security Initiative

Indo-Pacific Korea

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Can Beijing export its manipulation of information?

While censorship and propaganda have long been features of Chinese domestic politics, Beijing is ramping up its information operations abroad.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Disinformation

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

The US-Japan trade deal could undermine the WTO

If the United States were to complete additional tariff-cutting deals with such limited scope and other countries were to follow this model in their bilateral trade negotiations, the WTO might confront a gradual erosion of one its central tenets—most favored nation, or “MFN,” treatment.

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

Japan Trade

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

US-China trade war reaches a pause, but still a long way to resolution

While the current trade war pause is good news for many concerned about a damaging escalation in tensions between two of the world’s most important economies, there remains a long road ahead before either Beijing or Washington is ready to fully commit to trade peace.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Trade

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: Where does the future lie?

With 19 signatories in Latin America, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has earned supporters and skeptics in the Western Hemisphere. How will BRI evolve in Latin America and how will it impact the US?

Event Recaps by Maria Borselli

China Energy & Environment
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Tue, Oct 8, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: A regional game changer?

A pragmatic, proactive, and forward-thinking approach is key to ensuring that a massive and evolving Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) provides concrete benefits to Latin America and the Caribbean. In particular, countries in the region—and the United States—should take stock of four emerging BRI trends to stay ahead of the game.

Issue Brief by Pepe Zhang

China Energy & Environment


Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Cross-Strait seminar series: Digital connectivity in the Indo-Pacific

Hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative, this public panel looks at ongoing digital connectivity efforts under the US Indo-Pacific Strategy in the region’s changing strategic environment.

12:00pm Washington DC