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.
Mr. Bahaa Hariri is a member of the Atlantic Council's International Advisory Board.
Oldest son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, Bahaa Hariri has more than two decades in the challenging field of real estate development and investment. Also founder and chairman of the Horizon Group, a property development and investment group operating in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon, Hariri has honed a talent for spotting and pursuing growth opportunities.
Mr. Hariri started his career in Saudi Arabia where he worked in the family's construction and maintenance company, Saudi Oger, Ltd. In 2008 Mr. Hariri left the family business to pursue his growing personal business interests. In 1995, Mr. Hariri took over the ownership and management of Overseas Group, a logistics company based out of KSA. Under his leadership, Overseas Group became a global leader in the logistics industry with operations and new offices in Dubai, Beirut, Paris, and Dallas. In 2010, Overseas Group merged with Globe Express Services, expanding its network considerably and adding a stronghold in Asia. This merger places Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) amongst the top 100 logistics providers globally.
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.