Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security works to develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address the most important security challenges facing the United States and its allies and partners.

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  • Matthew Kroenig's key takeaways from the Munich Security Conference

    Matthew Kroenig gives insight into some of the major conversations that happened last weekend at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany.

    ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 02/20/24

  • Jenna Ben-Yehuda's key takeaways from the Munich Security Conference

    Jenna Ben-Yehuda, executive vice president at the Atlantic Council, gives insight into some of the major conversations happening this weekend at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany.

    These include funding for Ukraine from both the US and Europe, connecting with the Global South, an...

  • What to expect at the Munich Security Conference

    As global leaders and policymakers gather in Munich, Josie and Chris from the Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security break down what to expect at this year’s Munich Security Conference.

    ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 02/16/24

  • The risks of simultaneous conflicts in the Indo-Pacific

    THE RISKS OF SIMULTANEOUS CONFLICTS IN THE INDO-PACIFIC - Please join the Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI) of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies (ROLES) of t...

  • Air Force acquisition priorities 2024

    AIR FORCE ACQUISITION PRIORITIES 2024 -This event features a moderated discussion with the Hon. Andrew P. Hunter, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Tune in to learn more about how the Department of the Air Force is working to field next-generation cap...

  • Countering China and Russia in Latin America and the Caribbean

    COUNTERING CHINA AND RUSSIA IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN - Join the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, and the Global China Hub for a conversation on how the United States and its allies and partners can counter Chinese and Russian malign in...

  • What it took to rescue a US soldier’s family from Gaza

    The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative invites you to watch a firsthand account of the extraordinary rescue operation led by a dedicated group of veterans from the Special Operations Association of America (SOAA) that successfully evacuated the mother and uncle of an act...

  • Global Foresight 2024

    GLOBAL FORESIGHT 2024: WHAT WILL THE NEXT DECADE BRING? - Join the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security for a discussion on what more than 250 experts see as the factors, trends, and uncertainties that will shape the decade to come.

    From war in Europe to the Middle East, the world faces a ...

  • Commission on Defense Innovation Adoption: Final report launch

    COMMISSION ON DEFENSE INNOVATION ADOPTION: FINAL REPORT LAUNCH - Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James discuss the newly released Commission on Defense Innovation Adoption Final Report. The report provides recommendations for overcoming the...

  • Cross-strait seminar: Taiwan relations with Central and Eastern Europe

    Please join the Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI), housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, for a virtual seminar on Central and Eastern European relations with Taiwan, just ahead of the 2024 presidential elections in Taiwan.

    An expert panel of speakers ...

  • A conversation with the Minister of Defense of Bulgaria Todor Tagarev

    Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine poses a critical threat to the security of the entire Black Sea region, with vast consequences to food and energy security, freedom of navigation, and the global economy. In addition, tensions in the Western Balkans further complicate efforts to safeguard s...

  • Introducing the Commission on Defense Innovation

    In the Summer of 2022 the Atlantic Council established the Commission on Defense Innovation Adoption to better enable the Department of Defense to rapidly absorb new technologies and develop new capabilities at scale.

    Co-chaired by 27th US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper and 23rd US Secreta...

  • Countering Beijing’s economic coercion in the Indo-Pacific

    On Wednesday, December 20 at 8:00am (Eastern Time) / 9:00pm (Taiwan), please join the Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI), housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and the Global China Hub (GCH) for a conversation on Countering Beijing’s economic coercion i...

  • Egypt’s Foreign Minister on his country’s leadership and the war in Gaza

    EGYPT’S FOREIGN MINISTER ON HIS COUNTRY’S LEADERSHIP, THE WAR IN GAZA AND RELATED CHALLENGES - Please watch this #ACFrontPage conversation with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on the implications of the war in Gaza, Egypt’s leadership role in the region, and other challenges.

    The outbrea...

  • Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Sweden Pål Jonson

    A CONVERSATION WITH THE MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN PÅL JONSON - Please join the Atlantic Council Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative and the Europe Center for a conversation with the Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Sweden Pål Jonson.

    Russia’s full-scale i...

  • Designing the future joint force with Admiral Christopher Grady

    DESIGNING THE FUTURE JOINT FORCE WITH ADMIRAL CHRISTOPHER GRADY - Watch the latest installment of the Scowcroft Center’s Forward Defense  program's Commanders Series, “Designing the future joint force with Admiral Christopher Grady," generously supported by Saab

    The United States faces a decisiv...

  • Under Secretary of State Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins on AUKUS

    A CONVERSATION ON AUKUS WITH UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE AMBASSADOR BONNIE JENKINS - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative, housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, for a conversation with Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, US Under Secretary of State for Arms ...

  • David Petraeus on Israel, Ukraine, and the evolution of warfare

    DAVID PETRAEUS ON ISRAEL, UKRAINE, AND THE EVOLUTION OF WARFARE - The Atlantic Council hosts a virtual #ACFrontPage conversation with retired US Army General and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency David Petraeus on Israel, Ukraine, and the evolution of warfare.

    In this moderated...

  • General Chance Saltzman on maintaining competitive endurance in space

    A CONVERSATION WITH GENERAL CHANCE SALTZMAN ON MAINTAINING COMPETITIVE ENDURANCE IN SPACE - The space domain remains crucial to protecting and advancing US and allied strategic imperatives, enabling operations ranging from navigation and communications to missile warning and tracking. Space will ...

  • Assessing the US strategy on women, peace, and security

    ASSESSING THE 2023 US STRATEGY ON WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY - The geopolitical landscape of the twenty-first century is increasingly fraught. From Russia’s brutal war of aggression in Ukraine to Israel’s war with Hamas, conflicts are erupting aimed at upending the rules-based international order...

  • Reporters at risk: In honor of Evan Gershkovich

    REPORTERS AT RISK: IN HONOR OF EVAN GERSHKOVICH - Earlier this year, Wall Street Journal correspondent Evan Gershkovich was arrested while reporting in Russia and falsely charged with espionage. Now, over six months later, he remains detained in a Russian prison, with his appeals denied and no cl...

  • Integrating 5G technology for a more networked force

    INTEGRATING 5G TECHNOLOGY FOR A MORE NETWORKED FORCE - Please watch Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security's latest Forward Defense Forum, designed for defense visionaries to put forth creative ideas about the future of US and allied security.

    As the US Department of Defen...

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary Dawson on Indo-Pacific strategy

    A CONVERSATION WITH DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY DAWSON ON INDO-PACIFIC STRATEGY - As the post-Cold War order comes to a close, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently introduced the concept of “diplomatic variable geometry” to capture the US approach to the new era. He argues that we should ...

  • Introducing the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission report

    A STRATEGIC POSTURE FOR A NEW ERA: INTRODUCING THE CONGRESSIONAL STRATEGIC POSTURE REPORT - The final report of the Strategic Posture Commission comes at at time when the United States faces growing challenges in the international security environment that may undermine existing US nuclear deterr...