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.
Sarwar A. Kashmeri is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Association. He is an author, current affairs commentator, and a strategic communications advisor to international companies. He is recognized on both sides of the Atlantic as a specialist and commentator on US-European relations.
Kashmeri’s latest book is NATO 2.0: Reboot or Delete? His previous one was America and Europe after 9/11 and Iraq: the Great Divide. Both draw on his experience as a transatlantic businessman, original research, and on private conversations with American and European leaders. Palgrave Macmillan selected Kashmeri to write the chapter on the future of the United States-European relationship for The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War: The Day That Changed Everything?
Kashmeri speaks frequently before business, foreign policy, and military audiences, and is a commentator on Vermont Public Radio. He has written for several well known publications including The New York Times/International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post. At the Atlantic Council he initiated and hosts the New Atlanticist Podcast Series; and is the host of Global Currents for the Foreign Policy Association. Both programs feature conversations with global leaders to explore the intersection of globalization, international business, and foreign policy.
Kashmeri earned a BS in aerospace engineering, and a MS in engineering, both from Saint Louis University where he taught on the faculty. He teaches an annual course on American foreign policy at Dartmouth College’s School of Continuing Education-ILEAD. He has written numerous opinion pieces on transatlantic issues and chaired business and public policy panels. He was an invited participant to the National Security Seminar at the United States Army War College and the Current Strategy Forum at the Naval War College. He is a trustee of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation; A member of the advisory board of the American Precision Museum, advisory board of the Ditchley (U.K.) Foundations, and a member of the Vermont Council on World Affairs.
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.