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 December 1st, the Atlantic Council hosted a panel to review and analyze Taiwan's upcoming domestic elections and their implications for cross-Strait, U.S.-Taiwan, and Sino-American relations. Liu Shih-chung analyzed the key election results and how they affect President Ma Ying-jeou's cross-Strait relations agenda at mid-term. David Brown then discussed the election results' implications for Cross-Strait, U.S.-Taiwan, and Sino-American relations. Anne Hsiao commented on both presentations and how Taiwan's domestic politics affect Cross-Strait relations. Robert Sutter moderated. This event is part of the Asia Program's Cross-Strait Seminar Series, which examines strategic and current affairs surrounding cross-Strait relations.
Event Media - Audio (.mp3, 1:37:31)
Robert Sutter, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University; Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
Liu Shih-chung, Research Fellow, Taiwan Brain Trust
David Brown, Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Anne Hsiao, Assistant Research Fellow, National Chengchi University; Taiwan Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
This series is generously sponsored by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office of Washington, DC.
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