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.
Annette Heuser is a member of the Atlantic Council's Strategic Advisors Group and Executive Director of the Washington, DC office of the Bertelsmann Foundation, a private, non-partisan operating foundation, working to promote and strengthen transatlantic cooperation.
Before launching the Foundation's first U.S. office, Annette served in the corporate sector as Vice President of International Relations at the Guetersloh, Germany-based Bertelsmann AG, Europe's largest media company. She also established the Foundation's Brussels office and served as its director from 2000 to 2006.
From 1995 to 2000, she was Director Europe/USA at the Bertelsmann Foundation in Guetersloh. In this function, she managed its European and transatlantic projects, and developed its European networking activities.
Before joining the Bertelsmann Foundation, Annette was editor of the "Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration" ("Yearbook of European Integration"), an annual publication that covers the year's institutional and political developments concerning European integration.
Annette studied political science, law and sociology. She has published a number of articles on transatlantic relations and European affairs in Die Zeit, Der Tagesspiegel (Berlin), European Voice (the sister publication of Roll Call in Capitol Hill, part of The Economist Group), among other international newspapers. She has appeared on numerous television news programs as an analyst on European Union affairs.
Annette has expertise in foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations, the European Union and immigration issues.
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.