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.
Three leading Ukrainian foreign policy practitioners engaged in a spirited debate over the future of the country's foreign policy.
Borys Tarasyuk (Our Ukraine Bloc), a two-time former foreign minister, outlined an ambitious series of goals that he vowed would be achieved by the new “Orange” government as long as political opponents would not try and "distort" the election results.
Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, who was foreign minister under President Kuchma, insisted that a broad government coalition which included the Party of Regions was necessary to pursue a pragmatic foreign policy accepted by all Ukrainians.
Hryhoriy Nemyria, foreign policy advisor to Yulia Tymoshenko – Ukraine’s likely future prime minister agreed that all major parties substantially agree on strategic foreign policy goals but that an Orange government would pursue integration into both the EU and NATO more forcefully. ”
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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.