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.
On May 11, the Atlantic Council's Patriciu Eurasia Center hosted a conversation with Mr. Vladimir Kara-Murza, prominent Russian journalist and member of the federal council of Solidarnost (“Solidarity”) — Russia’s democratic opposition movement, which was instrumental in organizing mass protests after Russia’s 2011 parliamentary elections in Russia. Ross Wilson, director of the Council's Patriciu Eurasia Center, provided the introduction, and Dr. Donald N. Jensen, senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transatlantic Relations, moderated the discussion.
Mr. Kara-Murza discussed the mood and climate in Russia, the protests, and the future plans of the opposition, as well as the direction of Russia’s foreign and domestic politics in the upcoming years.
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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.