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.
In advance of The Riga Conference 2012, Damon Wilson, executive vice president of the Atlantic Council, contributed the piece "The Transatlantic Alliance in the Age of the Pivot" to the forum's collection of essays and articles.
Several experts affiliated with the Atlantic Council also spoke at the conference: Matthew Bryza, senior fellow with the Patriciu Eurasia Center; Julian Lindley-French, member of the Council's Strategic Advisors Group; and Kurt Volker, member of the Strategic Advisors Group and Senior Advisor for the International Security Program.
The Riga Conference 2012 is co-organized by the Latvian Transatlantic Organization - the Atlantic Council's sister organization in Latvia. It was held from September 14-15 in Riga. More information can be found at the website http://www.rigaconference.lv/.
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). This event will be streamed LIVE from 3:00 p.m.
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.