AC Selects

Aug 5, 2022

AC Selects: China’s elite politics and overseas voting in Pakistan

Events from week of August 5, 2022 Last week, the Global China Hub hosted Victor Shih, Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego to explore whether Xi Jinping can replicate Mao Zedong’s successful strategy to maintain power. Meanwhile, the South Asia Center and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance convened its experts to discuss […]

China Conflict

AC Selects

Jul 29, 2022

AC Selects: Former US Secretary of Defense, Ukraine Minister of Defense, and Siemens CEO talk war in Ukraine

Events from week of July 22 and July 29, 2022 Over the previous two weeks, the Atlantic Council hosted Mark T. Esper, the 27th US Secretary of Defense to discuss the four-day Atlantic Council transatlantic delegation trip to Taiwan, Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defense of Ukraine to assess the nature of Russia’s war of aggression […]

China Conflict

AC Selects

Jul 15, 2022

AC Selects: Dutch Minister of Defense Kajsa Ollongren on Ukraine

Event from the week of July 15, 2022 Last week, the Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted Dutch Minister of Defense Kajsa Ollongren for an AC FrontPage event to discuss how European allies like the Netherlands are adjusting their defense policy to better deter Russia and defend NATO territory. Related events (On Vladimir Putin) He fears liberty, […]

Conflict NATO

AC Selects

Jul 1, 2022

AC Selects: Highlights from The NATO Public Forum

Event from the week of July 1, 2022 Last week, the Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted the NATO Public Forum on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Madrid to talk to the Alliance’s leaders as well as international security experts. The Forum brought together stakeholders beyond the traditional security and defense community in a discussion […]

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

AC Selects

Jun 25, 2022

AC Selects: Highlights from 2022 EU-US Defense & Future Forum

Event from week of June 24, 2022 Last week, the Delegation of the European Union to the United States hosted the EU-US Defense and Future Forum in partnership with the Atlantic Council Europe Center. The forum featured policymakers and experts from both sides of the Atlantic who explored the EU-US relationship and how it can […]

Central Europe Conflict

AC Selects

Jun 18, 2022

AC Selects: Russia-Ukraine war: Perspectives from former NATO secretaries general and leaders

Events from the week of June 17, 2022 Last week, we hosted conversations with four former secretaries general of NATO, Lithuania Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė, and European energy security experts to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, challenges facing the global community from Russia’s and China’s influence in Europe, and transatlantic cooperation on advancing energy security. […]

China Conflict

AC Selects

Jun 7, 2022

AC Selects: China’s top-level decision making & the US Army’s role in conflict

Events from week of June 3, 2022 This week, the Global China hub hosted experts with deep knowledge of China’s political landscape to dispel misconceptions and provide evidence-based analysis of likely trajectories for Xi JinPing’s political control and policy agenda. Meanwhile, the Scowcroft Center hosted a conversation with Secretary Christine Wormuth to discuss the US […]

China Conflict

AC Selects

Jun 2, 2022

AC Selects: Summit of the Americas, Russian sanctions, and Venezuela’s democracy

Week of May 27, 2022 Last week, the Latin America Center hosted the Venezuela Women’s Leadership Summit to outline a concrete roadmap to guarantee equality and political representation of Venezuelan women. The Summit was followed by an event on the digital future for the Americas, bringing together regional organizations to advance an inclusive conversation on […]

Americas Conflict

AC Selects

May 25, 2022

AC Selects: ACFrontPage Highlights: Kosovo and Ukraine talk Russia

Week of May 20, 2022 Last week, the Eurasia and Europe Center each hosted an #ACFrontPage event featuring Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Albin Kurti and Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak. The conversations examined Kosovo’s domestic and foreign policy priorities, and how the US and Europe could […]

Conflict Eastern Europe

AC Selects

Apr 29, 2022

AC Selects: The future of UK financial markets and US support for Ukraine

Week of April 29, 2022 Last week, the GeoEconomics Center and the Centre for Policy Studies jointly hosted the future of UK banking and finance conference to convene senior British, US, and European leaders to discuss policy proposals concerning UK capital markets, taxation, and competitiveness. Also, the Eurasia and Scowcroft Centers hosted an #ACFrontPage event […]

Conflict Economy & Business