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.
Sarwar A. Kashmeri is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, and a fellow with the Foreign Policy Association. He is an author, current affairs commentator, and a strategic communications advisor to international companies. He is recognized on both sides of the Atlantic as a specialist and commentator on US-European relations.
Kashmeri’s latest book is NATO 2.0: Reboot or Delete? His previous one was America and Europe after 9/11 and Iraq: the Great Divide. Both draw on his experience as a transatlantic businessman, original research, and on private conversations with American and European leaders. Palgrave Macmillan selected Kashmeri to write the chapter on the future of the United States-European relationship for The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War: The Day That Changed Everything?
Kashmeri speaks frequently before business, foreign policy, and military audiences, and is a commentator on Vermont Public Radio. He has written for several well known publications including The New York Times/International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post. At the Atlantic Council he initiated and hosts the New Atlanticist Podcast Series; and is the host of Global Currents for the Foreign Policy Association. Both programs feature conversations with global leaders to explore the intersection of globalization, international business, and foreign policy.
Kashmeri earned a BS in aerospace engineering, and a MS in engineering, both from Saint Louis University where he taught on the faculty. He teaches an annual course on American foreign policy at Dartmouth College’s School of Continuing Education-ILEAD. He has written numerous opinion pieces on transatlantic issues and chaired business and public policy panels. He was an invited participant to the National Security Seminar at the United States Army War College and the Current Strategy Forum at the Naval War College. He is a trustee of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation; A member of the advisory board of the American Precision Museum, advisory board of the Ditchley (U.K.) Foundations, and a member of the Vermont Council on World Affairs.
Kashmeri is at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone: (US) (802) 484-3411.
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.