Hariri Center Director Michele Dunne and Senior Fellow Amy Hawthorne reflect on US policy toward the Middle East and North Africa in the two years since President Barack Obama promised to make it a top priority to support democracy and human rights in the region.
J. Peter Pham, director the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was one of four experts invited to address a high-level international conference on the crisis in the Sahel region convened today in The Hague.
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.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center on April 4 for the release of a new report entitled Time to Move from Tactics to Strategy on Iran.
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a luncheon presentation by Hussein Solomon, senior professor in the department of political science at the University of the Free State in South Africa, on “The African State and the Failure of US Counterterrorism Initiatives in Africa.”
Please join the Atlantic Council on March 28 for a discussion of the risks and benefits of the US Department of Defense's (DoD) biofuels policies and the ongoing efforts to reduce the department’s petroleum footprint.
The Atlantic Council is proud to host the release of the Tallinn Manual. From justification to go to war to lawful conduct, the Manual is the only document to apply standards of international law to a virtual battlefield.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s Patriciu Eurasia Center and Energy & Environment Program, as part of their Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative, for a discussion on EU-Russia energy relations and gas pricing with David Koranyi and Adnan Vatansever, coauthors of a new Council issue brief, “Lowering the Price of Russian Gas: A Grueling Challenge for European Energy Security.” The brief will be released at the event.
Join the Atlantic Council and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) on March 26 for a panel discussion looking at US policy towards Yemen.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center on March 26 for a public briefing with Bijan Khajehpour, cofounder and managing partner at Atieh International; Reza Marashi, research director at the National Iranian American Council; and Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council.
Please join the Atlantic Council on March 20 for the concluding event of its NATO’s Global Partnerships Task Force, which was launched by the Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security in August 2012.
On March 19, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security held a conference call on the implications of the Obama administration’s March 15 announcement regarding changes to US missile defense plans and deployments.
The Council's Hariri Center for the Middle East will host a discussion with Heba Morayef and Mahmoud Salem on Monday, March 18.
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.