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.
Alex Simon was an intern in the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East for Fall 2012.
Alex graduated from Princeton University this past spring with a degree in International Relations and a certificate in Near Eastern Studies. During summer 2011, he lived with a family in Al Azzeh refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, which helped him decide to write his senior thesis on the shifting dynamics of violent and nonviolent protest in the Palestinian national movement. In writing his thesis Alex conducted original interview research in the West Bank, speaking with a wide range of Palestinian politicians, journalists, academics, and activists.
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 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.