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.
Atlantic Council Managing Editor James Joyner published an editorial in The National Interest arguing it's better to "trust in those charged with safeguarding our nation's secrets to do so honorably than to make every disgruntled Army private or low-level contractor a de facto national classification authority."
Senior Fellow Frederic C. Hof of the Council's Hariri Middle East Center speaks with host Scott Simon of NPR Weekend Edition about the worsening crisis in Syria and the United States' limited military and political options.
As the Obama Administration enters its second term, it will need to grapple with a fundamental strategic question: what role should the United States play in the world? The Atlantic Council is proud to host the Project for a United and Strong America for the launch of their new report, A New National Security Strategy for the United States.
On March 5, the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Energy and Environment Program held an off-the-record discussion on “The European Union’s External Energy Policy Priorities with Special Focus on Russia and Ukraine.”
On March 1 the Eurasian Energy Futures Inititative will host the Minister of Industry and Trade for the Czech Republic, Martin Kuba, for a speech on the evolution of the country’s energy strategy to be followed by a moderated discussion with the audience.
The 2013 Fellowship application is now closed. Thank you to all who applied. Please review the selection timeline below for more information about the application review process.
This is an Atlantic Council Energy and Environment Program hosted event with a presentation by Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment Katherine Hammack and a discussion with key staff members.
On February 26, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will hold a conversation with Her Excellency Sherry Rehman, Pakistan ambassador to the United States.
On Thursday, February 14, 2013 the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight initiative (SFI), of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, hosted a roundtable discussion with Dr. Robert D. Hormats, US undersecretary of state for growth, energy and the environment; Mr. Henk Ovink, Dutch director general for spatial planning and water affairs; Mr. Andras Forgacs, co-founder and CEO of Modern Meadow; and Mr. Manish Bapna, executive vice president and managing director of the World Resources Institute.
The Atlantic Council welcomed Brett Lambert, deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy at the US Department of Defense, and William Greenwalt, vice president of acquisition policy at Aerospace Industries Association on Wednesday, February 20 at the Army-Navy Club to discuss an effective defense-industrial policy for the second Obama administration.
On Friday, February 15, 2013, the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council hosted a roundtable discussion on the US Air Force and cyberspace operations with Lt Gen Michael Basla, the Air Force’s A6, chief of information dominance and chief information officer.
The Atlantic Council, in partnership with the Ecologic Institute, is pleased to announce that the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is seeking applications from rising leaders in the United States and European Union.
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.
On June 17, please join the Atlantic Council, Belarussian-American Association, Freedom House, and the Joint Baltic American National Committee for a screening of the Belarusian film "Belarussian Dream" by Ekaterina Kibalchich. Following the screening of the film, there will be a Q&A panel with experts on the human rights situation in Belarus.