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Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on The LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act (S. 33):

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Africa Center Assistant Director Joshua Meservey writes for the Washington Post on the humanitarian crisis spawned by Boko Haram in Nigeria:

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On January 21 the Cyber Statecraft Initiative kicked off the 2015 Cyber Risk Wednesday event series with the new exclusive media partner for the series, Passcode, the new outlet of Christian Science Monitor. Shane Harris, senior intelligence and national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, and Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder & chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, discussed the lessons learned in cybersecurity after a year of massive intrusions at some of America's most trusted companies and the challenges ahead in 2015. The event was moderated by Dan Chiu, Deputy Director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.

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The Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security hosted a Transition Seminar for Robert Scher, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities, on Tuesday, January 20. The seminar saw a varied panel of experts gather to offer advice and to hear from Mr. Scher as he transitions into his new role.

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The Daily Beast quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on similarities between ISIS and Boko Haram:

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US News quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on what has allowed Boko Haram to thrive in northeast Nigeria and what it's going to take to combat the militant group:

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The AP quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on the destruction of Christian churches in Nigeria from his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Nigeria and Boko Haram:

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This morning, a bipartisan group of eight senators introduced a bill that would lift the US ban on travel to Cuba. The Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center experts are closely monitoring this story. Their reactions: 

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The Daily Star quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Resident Senior Fellow for Middle East Security Bilal Y. Saab on how Israel might react to Hezbollah's attack:

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