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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 Atlantic Council named Abdoul Salam Bello, World Bank Group Adviser on African development and strategy, as a Visiting Fellow in its Africa Center.

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United States Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will address the Atlantic Council’s flagship conference on January 30 aimed at mobilizing the transatlantic community around an effective strategy for Europe’s East. For his first formal speech since being sworn in as Deputy Secretary of State, he will deliver on-the-record remarks which will be followed by a question and answer session.  Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe will moderate the discussion.

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Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe has named Defne Arslan, a long-time chief  economic and energy adviser at the United States Embassy to Turkey, as director of the annual Atlantic Council Energy & Economic Summit in Istanbul.

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The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center will partner with the Office of U.S. Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and the Council of the Americas to host the Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC, on January 26, 2015. Caribbean heads of state will join the Vice President to chart a roadmap for ensuring the Caribbean’s short- and long-term energy sustainability.

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The Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Program is pleased to announce the 2015 Take Point Initiative fellows. Funded with a grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation, this fellowship is designed to prepare veterans who are thirty-five years old and younger for leadership positions in the nonprofit and policy fields, with a focus on international affairs and national security.

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The Atlantic Council today named one of the country’s leading policy experts on energy and climate change, Heather Zichal, as a senior fellow in its new Global Energy Center.

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The Atlantic Council today announced the launch of the Project on Shaping the Asia-Pacific Future, housed in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.  The project aims to formulate practical policy recommendations related to some of the most pressing and fundamental requirements for long-term security and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative has opened registration for its third annual Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge.

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