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.
Events - Patriciu Eurasia Center
On January 26, the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center held a discussion with BP Azerbaijan's Vice President for Shah Deniz Development Al Cook on realizing gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz project, on which critical decisions and developments are expected in coming months.
On Wednesday, January 19th, the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center hosted former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Bryza for a strategic briefing prior to his departure to Baku, where he will take up duties as U.S. ambassador.
On Monday, November 22nd, the Atlantic Council hosted a public event to release the new report of the Eurasia Task Force, “Astana on the Atlantic: Transatlantic Strategy in Central Asia and the OSCE.”
On October 14, the Atlantic Council hosted Ambassadors Abdulaziz Kamilov and Sodiq Safaev for a Eurasia Discussion Series event on Uzbekistan’s view and role on Afghanistan.
On October 5, the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Task Force hosted an ‘off-the record’ luncheon discussion about Central Asia and U.S. policy toward the region with Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert Blake and all five U.S. chiefs of mission to the Central Asian republics.
The Black Sea Energy and Economic Forum (BSEEF) is a unique annual initiative that brings business and policy leaders together to discuss Eurasia’s leading economic and energy challenges.
On August 18, New Atlanticist--the Atlantic Council's policy and analysis blog--published a critique of Ukraine's leadership and progress toward democracy since 2004. Entitled "Orange Peels: Ukraine after Revolution," the essay was written by Council Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky.
Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani, and Minister Falah Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government, joined the Atlantic Council on Friday, July 30 for a conversation about the political and security situation after March elections in Iraq.
On July 22, the Atlantic Council hosted a Eurasia Task Force roundtable discussion with Turkish Ambassador Ersin Erçin. Ambassador Erçin currently serves as the Special Envoy for European Security to Turkish President Abdullah Gul and as the Turkish Ambassador to Brazil. He is Turkey’s proposed candidate for the post of Secretary General of the OSCE.
On July 12, Atlantic Council Chairman Senator Chuck Hagel, Atlantic Council President and CEO Fred Kempe, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Director Ambassador Ross Wilson, and Vice President and Director of Program on International Security Damon Wilson discussed the strategic importance of Central Asia for U.S. policy.
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 23, the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Peace and Security Initiative at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security is hosting a panel discussion on new developments in security cooperation among the United States, its European allies, and the Gulf states, and how they are likely to evolve in the coming years.
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.