In the News

Jul 17, 2023

Charai in the National Interest: Sweden’s NATO Accession Limits Putin’s Options

By Atlantic Council

The Western powers are now more united with the Baltic nations than ever before. After months of diplomatic delays, Sweden can now join NATO—a genuine triumph for the Biden administration. This development has enormous geostrategic implications for the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Ahmed Charai is a Moroccan publisher and an Atlantic Council Board Director. He […]

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jun 22, 2023

Pavia quoted in Al-Monitor on Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s visit to Russia

By Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security


Jun 20, 2023

The way for the US to ensure Gulf security is through partnership, not policing

By David Mack

As the United States continues to work with the Gulf on security, expect blips. Despite that, Washington can get this partnership back on course.

Defense Industry Defense Policy


Jun 8, 2023

Operationalizing integrated deterrence: Applying joint force targeting across the competition continuum

By Gen James Cartwright, USMC (ret.), Lt Col Justin M. Conelli, USAF, Clementine G. Starling, and Julia Siegel

General James E. Cartwright, Lieutenant Colonel Justin M. Conelli, and Clementine G. Starling advance a framework for operationalizing integrated deterrence.

China Defense Industry


Jun 6, 2023

Is China preparing for a post-Putin Russia?

By Anders Åslund

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have famously proclaimed a "friendship without limits" but the Chinese leader may be looking to a post-Putin Russia and cultivating ties with Putin's PM Mikhail Mishustin, writes Anders Åslund.

China Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

How the United States and Poland can use this moment to reshape transatlantic security

By Daniel Fried

Poland and the United States must keep Ukraine front and center, maintain transatlantic unity, and champion democratic values. Our Warsaw Week charted a way forward.

Crisis Management Defense Policy

Issue Brief

May 30, 2023

China’s subsea-cable power in the Middle East and North Africa

By Dale Aluf

Dale Aluf analyzes China's campaign to make countries in the region more dependent on Chinese networks, while reducing its own dependence on foreign cables. China’s growing presence in the Middle East and North Africa’s cable industry is significant because Beijing has the power to shape the route of global internet traffic by determining when, where, and how to build cables.

China Middle East


May 27, 2023

Exploring the secrets of Ukraine’s successful wartime diplomacy

By Yuna Potomkina

Over the past 15 months, Ukraine has built an international coalition of partners prepared to arm the country against Russia's invasion. This unprecedented diplomatic success offers important lessons, writes Yuna Potomkina.

Conflict Defense Technologies

In the News

May 27, 2023

Agachi interviewed by TVR Info on Western unity and resolve before NATO Summit (in Romanian)

On February 3, Anca was interviewed by TVR Info on Western unity and resolve at the current moment in Russia's war in Ukraine and expectations for the upcoming NATO Vilnius Summit (video in Romanian).

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia


May 25, 2023

Russian narratives ignore real reasons for Western support of Ukraine

By Richard Cashman

Russian attempts to explain away Western support for Ukraine with conspiracy theories and outdated arguments are falling flat as the democratic world continues to oppose Moscow's invasion, writes Richard Cashman.

Conflict Democratic Transitions