Hariri Center Director Michele Dunne and Senior Fellow Amy Hawthorne reflect on US policy toward the Middle East and North Africa in the two years since President Barack Obama promised to make it a top priority to support democracy and human rights in the region.
J. Peter Pham, director the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was one of four experts invited to address a high-level international conference on the crisis in the Sahel region convened today in The Hague.
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.
Following Defense Secretary Robert Gates' announcement of cuts to the US defense budget, Shuja Nawaz, Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, appeared on Al Jazeera's Inside Story to discuss the impact of the cuts in relation to US global force posture.
In lieu of Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Europe last week, Atlantic Council Asia Program director Banning Garrett appeared on Al Jazeera English to discuss the motives behind China's vow to buy Spanish debt.
In the aftermath of the assassination of Punjab Province Governor Salman Taseer, Shuja Nawaz, Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, appeared on Australia's ABC National Radio and Canada's CBC Radio to offer his thoughts on the situation in Pakistan. Nawaz was also featured in print media, linked below.
In an article from VOA News Russian, Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President and Director of the Council's Program on International Security, provided his reaction to Alexander Lukashenko's crackdown in the wake of the recent Belarus elections.
Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President and Director of the Council's Program on International Security, was recently interviewed by Ivan Dikov of the Bulgarian Sofia News Agency on topics related to US-Bulgaria relations, NATO, Afghanistan, and other issues related to the Black Sea and Balkan regions.
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Lindsay Graham (R-SC), Co-Chairs of the Atlantic Council Task Force on Georgia, introduced Senate resolution 698 titled "A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to the territorial integrity of Georgia and the situation within Georgia's internationally recognized borders" to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Atlantic Council Board Member Muslim Lakhani was recently featured on NBC4 News for his support of the District's homeless.
President Obama has tapped the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, co-chaired by Atlantic Council Chairman Chuck Hagel, to take an independent look at the way the executive branch shares and protects classified information.
Dr. Alexander Mirtchev, president of Krull Corp. USA and member of the Atlantic Council's Board of Directors and Strategic Advisors Group, was interviewed on "The Global Economic Security Significance of Sovereign Wealth Funds" for G20 Magazine.
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.