Barry Pavel, Atlantic Council vice president and director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, joins Federal News Radio to speak about why America's rebalance to Asia and the Middle East makes our relationship with European countries and NATO different.
Frederic C. Hof, senior fellow with the Hariri Middle East Center, appeared on Australia’s primetime news program to discuss the G8 countries’ talks on the Syria conflict, the Obama administration’s plans to arm the Syrian opposition while seeking a negotiated settlement, and the broader regional implications of the Syria conflict.
Atlantic Council managing editor James Joyner asks in The National Interest, "Why Should Congress and the Courts Care About Snooping If Citizens Don't?"
J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was interviewed by Brian Todd on CNN’s Situation Room in a segment on the discovery of evidence in northern Mali that al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) may have acquired surface-to-air missiles.
Kurt Volker, the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, and Gen James Mattis, USMC, the NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, spoke with the Atlantic Council today about NATO-related international security issues. Volker was previously the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, and Mattis is also the Commander of the U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM).
- Kurt Volker – U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Gen James Mattis, USMC – Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO; Commander, USJFCOM
- Council Hosts Pakistan Experts
- Kai Eide Discusses Afghanistan
- Council Hosts General David Petraeus
- General Barry McCaffrey: Report from Afghanistan
- Council Hosts Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
- Council Hosts Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko
- Post-Conflict Georgia
- Restoring Georgia's Sovereignty in Abkhazia
- Saving Afghanistan: An Appeal and Plan for Urgent Action
Related Commentary on New Atlanticist Blog:
- Russia Still a "Major Player" – Peter Cassata
- Afghanistan: View from the UK – Neil Richard Leslie
- Geneva 1936, 2008 – David J. Smith
- NATO Commander Issues Call to Action – James Joyner
- Stalemate in the Caucasus? Think Cyprus, Not Kosovo – Nikolas Gvosdev
- Afghanistan: Can't Afford to Lose, Can't Afford to Fight – James Easaw
- Bound to Fail: International Mediation in Georgia – David L. Phillips
- NATO Enlargement: The Unanswered Question – James Joyner
- NATO in Kosovo: 10 Years Later – James Easaw
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On June 24, the Brent Scowcroft Center of the Atlantic Council will host a panel discussion on the most recent claims of Chinese cyber espionage and the implications of this threat for the US-China relationship and China's ties with its neighbors in Asia.
On June 27, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force will launch a new issue brief by Ramin Asgard and Barbara Slavin entitled US-Iran Cultural Engagement: A Cost Effective Boon to US National Security, along with a public briefing on people-to-people exchanges with Iran.