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.
Sebestyén L.V. Gorka
Sebestyén L. V. Gorka is a member of the Strategic Advisors Group.
Sebestyén L. V. Gorka was born to Hungarian parents living in forced exile in the United Kingdom. After the fall of Communism, Sebestyén moved to Hungary, where he became an internationally recognized expert on defense reform and international terrorism. Since then he has been a Kokkalis Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard; a consultant to the RAND Corporation in Washington and Adjunct Professor for Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center, Germany. In 2003 Sebestyén and his wife founded the Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security (ITDIS).
Sebestyén Gorka has been a Fellow of the Terrorism Research Center in Virginia and a Founding Member of the US Council for Emerging National Security Affairs. He was an ambassadorial briefer for the US Department of State and a featured speaker for The Economist, London, the US Army War College and the Joint Special Operations University, Florida.
Sebestyén Gorka is a four-time holder of State Secretary and Deputy State Secretary awards for work executed in the field of defense diplomacy, and is an alumnus of the Salzburg Seminar and the US Atlantic Council.
More recently, Dr. Gorka has been assigned to the National Defense University where he is conducting courses on terrorism.
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.