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No Good Brexit Options

No Good Brexit Options

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“The only certainty is that Britain will be worse off if it leaves the EU, in whatever form,” writes the Atlantic Council’s Peter Westmacott.


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Understanding Russia's Domestic Political Landscape

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The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and the Free Russia Foundation will host a discussion on the state of Russia’s current domestic politics.


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Trump's Test on Iran: Turning Disruption to Progress

Trump's Test on Iran: Turning Disruption to Progress

Iran Sanctions

Iran will test whether President Trump can turn disruptive determination into a strategic outcome of lasting significance, writes Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe.


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2018 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Journalist Fellowship Program

Journalist Fellowship

Apply by November 26 to join an Atlantic Council study trip with high-level government officials and experts in Seoul, South Korea.


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General Curtis M. Scaparrotti

Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, US European Command

Distinguished Military Leadership Award

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US Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti assumed duties as commander of European Command and as supreme allied commander, Europe in late spring of 2016.

General Curtis M. Scaparrotti is a native of Logan, Ohio, graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, in 1978, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army.

A career infantry officer, General Scaparrotti was previously assigned as the commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea. He also served as the director, Joint Staff. Prior to his tour with the Joint Staff, General Scaparrotti served as commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command; deputy commander, US forces in Afghanistan; commanding general of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord; and commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division.

In addition, General Scaparrotti has served in key leadership positions at the tactical, operational, and strategic level of the US military to include director of operations, United States Central Command and as the sixty-ninth commandant of cadets at the United States Military Academy. He has commanded forces during Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Support Hope (Zaire/Rwanda), Join Endeavor (Bosnia-Herzegovina), and Assured Response (Liberia).

His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Command and General Staff College, and the United States Army War College. He holds a master’s degree in administrative education from the University of South Carolina.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and the Army Meritorious Service Medal. He has earned the Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Ranger Tab.

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