SWF Co-Hosts Discussion on Space Security and the Middle East

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

SWF and TRENDS Research and Advisory co-hosted a virtual one-day workshop to highlight the importance of space to the people of the Middle East and to discuss why space security matters, the current state of counterspace capabilities globally, the role countries of the Middle East can play in multilateral discussions on space security and identifying responsible behavior on orbit, and paths forward to generating progress in multilateral fora on these issues. SWF Director of Space Applications Programs Krystal Azelton explained the connection of space with monitoring climate change, while SWF Director of Policy Planning Brian Weeden gave a briefing on global counterspace capabilities. For other speakers and a video of the event, please visit our event page.

Last updated on October 27, 2021