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 Friday January 6, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Relations Program hosted Ambassador Daniel B. Smith, US Ambassador to Greece, for an off-the-record discussion of the state of US-Greek relations in light of the ongoing financial crisis and upcoming Greek elections.
Prior to his current position, Ambassador Smith served as executive secretary of the State Department. He has held other senior positions in the Department, including principal deputy assistant secretary for Consular Affairs and deputy executive secretary. His overseas service includes tours in Bern, Istanbul, Ottawa and Stockholm. He also taught Political Science at the US Air Force Academy.
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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.