Hariri Center Director Michele Dunne and Senior Fellow Amy Hawthorne reflect on US policy toward the Middle East and North Africa in the two years since President Barack Obama promised to make it a top priority to support democracy and human rights in the region.
J. Peter Pham, director the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was one of four experts invited to address a high-level international conference on the crisis in the Sahel region convened today in The Hague.
Rudolph Atallah, senior fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on “The Growing Crisis in Africa’s Sahel Region.”
On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
In a night filled with sober speeches on international security and economic issues, Henry Kissinger provided some levity concerning the rumored presidential aspirations one of the night's awardees, Hillary Clinton.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen declared Europe and North America "need to strike a new transatlantic deal" based on "people, science, and culture" in order to "make our community of values stronger, wider, and deeper."
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared that NATO is "just as important in the 21st century as it was in the 20th" and warned, "We can't afford to let the greatest alliance in history slide into irrelevance."
Chevron CEO John Watson declared that American corporations "working in partnership with government" can "effect positive change throughout the world" by "promoting American values abroad."
The Atlantic Council on May 1 will present its top global leadership awards to former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Chevron Chairman and CEO John S. Watson, legendary performer and humanitarian Tony Bennett, and musician and social activist Juanes.
Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe and philanthropist Adrienne Arsht join MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss Syria, her founding of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council, and the Distinguished Leadership Awards.
On May 30, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will release a new issue brief, The Kaleidoscope Turns Again in a Crisis-Challenged Iran, a discussion of Iran’s upcoming presidential elections.
From June 13-14, the 2013 Wrocław Global Forum will bring together over 350 top policy-makers and business leaders to explore the region’s impact as an actor in Europe, as well as its crucial role in the transatlantic partnership and on the global stage.