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.
On September 16, Kurt Volker, Senior Advisor to the Atlantic Council's International Security Program and member of the Council’s Strategic Advisors Group, testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs in a hearing on "Fulfilling the Promise of Peace: Human Rights, Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland and Bosnia."
Julian Lindley-French, a member of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Advisors Group, and Associate Fellow at Chatham House, recently presented evidence on British Grand Strategy to the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee.
Atlantic Council chairman Chuck Hagel was featured in an article by Michael Coleman of The Washington Diplomat, providing insight Senator Hagel's post-Senate career, and opinions on Iraq, Afghanistan, and the upcoming elections.
Shuja Nawaz, Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, was interviewed on The Takeaway morning radio news program on the Pakistan flood situation. The discussion focused on the U.S. being the single largest donor of aid, and the potential for Pakistanis to shift their perceptions of America. Nawaz insists that the U.S. should stay the course with aid to Pakistan, but warns of the long-term effects of America's goodwill, stating that "changing image takes a long time."
In his new book "Poorer Richard's America: What Would Ben Say?", Atlantic Council Board member Tom Blair writes as Ben Franklin on a wide range of issues affecting America today: the national deficit, Wall Street, health care, and many others.
Shuja Nawaz, director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, appeared on a broadcast of the CNN Newsroom on August 22 to discuss the upheaval, natural and political, caused by the flooding in Pakistan.
Shuja Nawaz, director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, was recently featured on Australian Broadcasting Corporation National Radio. Nawaz discussed the current state of affairs in Pakistan, and the growing controversy over how aid for flood victims is being distributed.
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.