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.
On March 20 the Atlantic Council held a panel discussion on the implications of recent and pending leadership transitions in Asia and their implications for US foreign and security policy and cross-strait relations.
Director, International Security Program
A discussion with
Senior Adviser and Japan Chair
Center for Strategic and International Studies
J. Stapleton Roy
Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative and Asia Program
Professor of Practice of International Affairs
The George Washington University
Dr. Michael Green, senior adviser and Japan chair for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, previously served as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council. Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy is the director of the Kissinger Institute of China and the United States at the Wilson Center. A career foreign service officer, Ambassador Roy has served many postings in East Asia, including ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1991 to 1995. Dr. Banning Garrett, director of the Strategic Foresight Initiative at the Atlantic Council, has more than thirty years' experience as a consultant to the Department of Defense and other US government agencies carrying on strategic dialogues with China.
The moderator for the series, Dr. Robert Sutter, currently serves as professor of practice of international affairs at The George Washington University. In his government career he has served as national intelligence officer for East Asia and the Pacific at the US government's National Intelligence Council, and China division director at the Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
This event is part of the Asia Program’s Cross-Strait series, which examines strategic and current affairs surrounding cross-strait relations.
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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.