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 an article published in the Spring/Summer issue of the Journal of International Security Affairs, J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, discusses political developments in Morocco in the wake of the so-called “Arab Spring.” The essay, “Morocco’s Momentum,” examines the sustainability and wider implications of the kingdom’s new constitution as well as the election and appointment of the country’s first Islamist-led government. It also looks at Morocco’s pivotal role in maintaining stability “in a region where violent extremist ideologies are increasingly merging with criminal and other networks.”
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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.