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.
From Barack Obama, White House: Turkey and the United States have been partners since shortly after the birth of the modern Turkish Republic.
From Missile Defense Agency: The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS LAKE ERIE (CG-70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a separating ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean
From Radek Sikorski, Foreign Affairs: Our relations with Russia, like yours, are pragmatic but brittle.
From Hillary Rodham Clinton, Atlantic Council: [T]he Obama administration continues to update America’s ballistic missile defense systems to protect both Europe and the United States against threats from outside the continent.
From Clara Marina O'Donnell, Real Clear World: [S]o far, the Obama administration has refused to give Russia legal guarantees. The US has made such commitments in the past.
Russia's Foreign Minister sees danger in 'NATO trying to play a global role with global military reach'Jorge Benitez | April 30, 2013
From Sergei Lavrov, Foreign Policy: Of course the relationship between such big countries can never be cloudless. And we have some things which still divide us. Missile defense is one case in point.
On May 22, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative will hold a discussion on the history of cyber critical infrastructure protection in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD-63).
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.