Barry Pavel, Atlantic Council vice president and director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, joins Federal News Radio to speak about why America's rebalance to Asia and the Middle East makes our relationship with European countries and NATO different.
Frederic C. Hof, senior fellow with the Hariri Middle East Center, appeared on Australia’s primetime news program to discuss the G8 countries’ talks on the Syria conflict, the Obama administration’s plans to arm the Syrian opposition while seeking a negotiated settlement, and the broader regional implications of the Syria conflict.
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.
Barbara Slavin, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, and author of three publications for the Atlantic Council's Iran Task Force, was featured as a panelist at a SETA Foundation event titled "Overcoming Iran Nuclear Impasse: A Year after the Tehran Declaration."
In “The Plagues of Somalia,” an op-ed for the online edition of the foreign policy journal The National Interest, Dr. J. Peter Pham, director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, discusses the threat posed by terrorists, extremists, and pirates in world’s most spectacularly failed state.
Kurt Volker, Atlantic Council Senior Advisor, Managing Director at Johns Hopkins University - SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, and former US Ambassador to NATO, appeared on BBC Radio 4's World at One Program to discuss U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' recent speech on NATO.
The new Summer 2011 issue of the Fletcher Forum on World Affairs features a study by Dr. J. Peter Pham, director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, entitled “Somalia: Where a State Isn’t a State.”
On June 1, the Center for Global Development held an event to launch the report of its Study Group on a U.S. Development Strategy in Pakistan. South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz is a member of that study group, and was featured on the first panel "Getting Back on Track: A Focused Aid Strategy."
Ross Wilson, director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. ambassador to Turkey, testified June 2 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the subject "European and Eurasian Energy: Developing Capabilities for Security and Prosperity."
On June 24, the Brent Scowcroft Center of the Atlantic Council will host a panel discussion on the most recent claims of Chinese cyber espionage and the implications of this threat for the US-China relationship and China's ties with its neighbors in Asia.
On June 27, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force will launch a new issue brief by Ramin Asgard and Barbara Slavin entitled US-Iran Cultural Engagement: A Cost Effective Boon to US National Security, along with a public briefing on people-to-people exchanges with Iran.