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.
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 Friday, March 15, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Relations Program hosted an off-the-record roundtable discussion with Buenos Aires Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodriguez Larreta. The event was part of the Atlantic Council’s new initiative to explore Latin America’s role in the transatlantic relationship alongside Europe and the United States.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center on March 13 for “Ending Ethnic and Sectarian Violence in Pakistan,” a discussion with Hassan Abbas, professor of international security studies at National Defense University; and Knox Thames, director of policy and research at the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Please join the Atlantic Council for a debate on US strategy in the Middle East with Michele Dunne and Barry Pavel, coauthors of a new Atlantic Council issue brief. The issue brief will be released at the event, just prior to President Barack Obama’s trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan, and on the heels of Secretary of State John Kerry’s nine-country tour of Europe and the Middle East.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security for its annual conference on missile defense on March 12, 2013. This year’s conference will maintain its traditional focus on transatlantic missile defense, while also addressing other key regions, including Asia and the Middle East.
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council hosted a roundtable strategy session on the “State of Internet and Cybersecurity Governance” to encourage collaboration among key stakeholders from partner nations, US government officials, and the private sector.
From March 11-12, the Atlantic Council and the World Energy Council hosted a workshop which focused on individual countries in East Central Europe to review the progress being made in refining best practices and in addressing environmental concerns and regulatory requirements within Europe.
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.