Rudolph Atallah, senior fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on “The Growing Crisis in Africa’s Sahel Region.”
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.
Robert A. Manning
Robert A. Manning is a senior fellow with the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council.
He formerly served as senior strategist, DNI National Counterproliferation Center, 2010-2012 and director, long-range energy and regional/global affairs, US National Intelligence Council, Strategic Futures Group, 2008-2010. From 2005-2008, he served as a member of the secretary’s Policy Planning Staff, Department of State and from 2001-2005 he was senior counselor, energy, technology and science policy, Department of State, where he advised the under secretary of state for global affairs and other senior officials on a range of issues including: energy and climate change policy; new energy technologies; development issues and the Millennium Challenge Account, science and technology issues; and North Korea and Iran nuclear issues. From 1997-2001, he was director of Asian studies and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He led several CFR task forces including the Korea Task Force and The Southeast Asia Task Force among others. His publications at CFR inlcude The Asian Energy Factor (Palgrave/St. Martins 2000); China, Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control; essays on nuclear weapons, numerous journal articles on international energy and Asian security issues; and roughly half a dozen book chapters in edited volumes on China, Korea, Japan, and energy and energy security.
From 1989-1993, he was an advisor for policy and public diplomacy to the assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs at the Department of State. From 1988-1989, he was an advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Affairs and Survival; has a monthly column in Chosen Ilbo (Korea); and is regular contributor and commentator to many television and print media outlets.
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.