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.
Rudolph Atallah, senior fellow of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, gave a presentation on the complexities of the situation in Mali to participants of the National Defense University's Africa Center for Strategic Studies' (ACSS) 2013 Next Generation of Security Sector Leaders course.
Anna Borshchevskaya, assistant director with the Council's Patriciu Eurasia Center, provided analysis in two commentaries: on Russia’s strengthening ties with Lebanon and assisting the country with Syrian refugees, and on Russia’s increasing arms exports.
Michele Dunne, Hariri Middle East Center director, speaks with PBS NewsHour's Margaret Warner ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry's first overseas trip to discuss foreign policy priorities in the Middle East, particularly Egypt's ailing economy.
In a Foreign Affairs piece entitled “Handicapping the Kenyan Election,” Bronwyn Bruton, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, outlines the best- and worst-case scenarios for the upcoming Kenyan elections.
Richard LeBaron and Stefanie Hausheer on US Support for Saudi Scholarship Students (U.S. News & World Report)March 01, 2013
From the Hariri Middle East Center, Senior Fellow Richard LeBaron and researcher Stefanie Hausheer contributed a piece in U.S. News & World Report on "Americans Must Do More to Welcome Saudi Scholarship Students."
Bronwyn Bruton, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was interviewed on Monday's Kenyan elections by Carol Castiel on this week’s edition of the Voice of America’s Encounter.
Global Business and Economics Program Senior Fellow Dr. Douglas Besharov testified before the House Committee on Ways and Means on lessons learned from Europe in reforming unemployment and social assistance welfare programs.
Frederic C. Hof, senior fellow with the Hariri Middle East Center, recently wrote "Syria: From Objective to Strategy" for the Hariri Center's Viewpoint. The Washington Post's editorial board mentioned Hof's piece in a recent column
J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, co-authored a just-published study examining Morocco’s relationship with the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and its successor, the African Union (AU), in the evolving context of one of the world’s most intractable feuds, the dispute over the Western Sahara.
NPR’s Michele Kelemen reports ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s first overseas tour, Frederic C. Hof, senior fellow with the Hariri Middle East Center, comments on the US envoy’s scheduled talks with Syrian opposition leaders and the chances for a diplomatic solution to the Syria crisis.
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.