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.
J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was a featured speaker today on Capitol Hill at an experts’ roundtable for senior foreign policy and homeland security staffers to members of the House and Senate on “Finding a Way Forward: The US, Morocco, and a Changing North Africa.”
Other panelists at the event included Alexis Arieff, African affairs analyst with the Congressional Research Service, and Audra Grant, a political scientist at the RAND Corporation. The panel was moderated by Haim Malka, deputy director of and senior fellow in the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Also speaking at the event was H.E. Rachad Bouhlal, ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States.
The panelists discussed Morocco’s new constitution in the context of the so-called Arab Spring, the political and economic program of the country’s newly-elected government, its regionalization plan, security and terrorism threats in Morocco and throughout the region, as well as examined the relationship between the US and Morocco.
The event was hosted by Kosmos Energy, Ltd., a Dallas-based energy exploration company.
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 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.