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.
Dina Shehata is a senior researcher at the Cairo-based Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from Georgetown University and an M.A. in Political Theory from the London School of Economics. Dr. Shehata’s research interests include the study of authoritarian politics and democratic transitions in the Arab region. Her recent publications include Islamists and Secularists in Egypt: Opposition, Conflict and Cooperation (Routledge 2009), Conflict, Identity and Reform in the Muslim World (USIP, 2009) and The Return of Politics: New Social Movements in Egypt (Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, 2010).
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.