New AtlanticistJul 19, 2023
Experts react: South Korea embarks on a new nuclear era. How will it play out?
By Atlantic Council experts
US and South Korean officials just met in Seoul for the inaugural meeting of the Nuclear Consultative Group, a new bilateral platform to coordinate deterrence against a North Korean nuclear attack.
New AtlanticistJul 11, 2023
Europe needs a nuclear deterrent of its own
By Jacques Lanxade, Denis MacShane, Margarita Mathiopoulos, and Klaus Naumann
Only a trilateral British, French, and German nuclear umbrella, combined with a US umbrella, all under the command and control of NATO, will be a credible deterrent for Russia.
New AtlanticistJun 28, 2023
Reading between the lines of the new North Korea intelligence estimate
By Markus Garlauskas
The US intelligence community has just released its National Intelligence Estimate on North Korea, a watershed analysis. But more is worth adding to the discussion.
UkraineAlertJun 21, 2023
Putin’s nuclear threats will escalate as Ukraine’s counteroffensive unfolds
By Diane Francis
As Ukraine's long-awaited counteroffensive gets underway, there are fears that Russia's deteriorating military predicament could lead to an escalation in Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats, writes Diane Francis.
ReportJun 15, 2023
US-China lessons from Ukraine: Fueling more dangerous Taiwan tensions
By John K. Culver, Sarah Kirchberger
The lessons that Washington and Beijing appear to be learning from Russia's war against Ukraine could set the stage for a crisis over Taiwan in the next few years.
In the NewsMay 12, 2023
Garlauskas in War on the Rocks
On May 11, Markus Garlauskas was featured in War on the Rocks for his analysis on North Korea. This piece, which Garlauskas co-authored with Jonathan Corrado from the Korea Society and Rachel Minyoung Lee from the Open Nuclear Network, argues, “Emerging North Korea analysts should learn to read between the lines of propaganda, ditch their […]
In the NewsMay 3, 2023
Gilbert in StarTribune
On May 2, Lauren Gilbert was featured in StarTribune, discussing President Yoon’s recent state visit to the United States, an evolving US-ROK alliance, and the Washington Declaration. Gilbert explained that the Declaration is “a way of saying that even if South Korea doesn’t have its own nuclear weapons, the U.S. is there and ready to […]