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.
J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, authored a new study on the Chinese navy’s counter-piracy deployments off East Africa published in the current issue of the Journal of the Middle East and Africa.
Michele Dunne, director of the Hariri Middle East Center, joins Washington correspondent Pierre Ghanem for a discussion at the International Monetary Fund on the economic reforms needed to meet the challenges emerging out of complex political and social transformations in the Arab countries in transition.
South Asia Center Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin joined KCRW Radio and CCTV America to discuss the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force Report, the ongoing negotiations with Iran, and possible talks between the US government and the Iranian people.
Frederic C. Hof, Hariri Center senior fellow, appeared on NPR's Weekend Edition to comment on Syria policy ahead of US President Barack Obama’s meetings with leaders from Jordan, Turkey, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
Ross Wilson, director of the Council's Patriciu Eurasia Center, was featured in an interview with Today's Zaman on negotiations between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) as they try to find a peaceful resolution to a long-lasting conflict.
J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, spoke at a World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh event, “Does the Maghreb Matter? Building Peace Through Economic Development.”
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.