For China, Europe is a Game of ‘Go’

By Joseph Vann, Marshall Center professor Photos by The Associated Press If one were to look at the current depth and breadth of Chinese engagement activity in Europe — meaning its economic, scientific, cultural, political,…

Managing China’s Rise

WRITTEN BY:  Andrew Scobell, Edmund J. Burke, Cortez A. Cooper III, Sale Lilly, Chad J.R. Ohlandt, Eric Warner and J.D. Williams PUBLISHED BY:  Rand Corp. REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor Whether an…

Russian Arctic Freeze

By U.S. Strategic Command staff Climate change, including global warming, presents a potentially significant threat to global security. Experts define global warming as a gradual increase in the overall temperature of Earth’s atmosphere,…

U.S. Missile Defense Training in the Baltics

By U.S. Strategic Command staff Globally, rogue actors and adversaries are testing the United States and its allies and partners with the proliferation and technological advancements of ballistic and cruise missiles, hypersonic glide…

USS Rhode Island visits Faslane, Scotland

By U.S. Strategic Command staff FASLANE, Scotland – The arrival this year of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, underscores…

The Challenges Ahead

By Pál Dunay and Matthew Rhodes, Marshall Center professors NATO is often called the most successful alliance in history. This is indicated by the Alliance’s continued cohesion and its members’ confidence that it enhances their…

The NATO-EU Partnership

By Lt. Gen. Hans-Werner Wiermann, German Bundeswehr, director general, NATO International Military Staff “NATO is the strongest and most successful Alliance in history. It guarantees the security of our territory and our one billion…

Germany-United States-NATO Relations

By Dr. Ralf Roloff and Dr. Matthew Rhodes, Marshall Center professors The following dialogue is adapted from the “Germany Votes” edition of the contributors’ quarterly “Transatlantic Talk” audio podcast. It was recorded…

NATO in the North

By Snorri Matthíasson, Icelandic Foreign Service officer and political advisor to NATO Joint Task Force Command Norfolk Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and the United States were original signatories to the Washington Treaty, placing…