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Previous guests have included: President Isaac Herzog of Israel, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland, President Iván Duque of Colombia, Interim President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela, and IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
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Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Western Balkans integration and the EU
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT— Prime Minister Edi Rama shared his perspective on Albania’s path to the EU and Western Balkan integration.
David Petraeus on Israel, Ukraine, and the evolution of warfare
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT — A conversation with former CIA director and retired US Army General David Petraeus on Israel, Ukraine, and the evolution of warfare.
Senator Joe Manchin on driving US industrial competitiveness with hydrogen
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation with US Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia on US industrial competitiveness and global leadership in the hydrogen sector.
President Irfaan Ali on Guyana’s emerging role as a global leader
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation on Guyana and its emerging role as a leader on energy, climate-change, and food-security issues.
Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina on sports diplomacy during war
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina discussed the role of sports diplomacy and athletes’ efforts to strengthen Ukrainian resistance against Russian aggression.
USAID Administrator Samantha Power on advancing LGBTQI+ inclusive development
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation on the United States’ efforts to advance global LGBTQI+ human rights and USAID’s commitment to global inclusion.
Securing Ukraine’s future in NATO with Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Andriy Yermak
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation on Western efforts to establish security guarantees for Ukraine and strategies to prepare for a productive NATO Summit in July.
Woman, Life, Freedom: Eight months of ongoing protests in Iran
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – An in-depth conversation examining the ongoing anti-government protests in Iran following the murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini, and the decades-long fight for gender equality and social justice in the country.
A conversation with UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly joined the Atlantic Council for a discussion on the United Kingdom’s role in an increasingly adversarial world.
A conversation with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki discussed the outlook from Warsaw on the geopolitical rewiring of Europe.
Top media coverage
Biden faces a relieved but cautious Europe
In remarks aired Thursday during a dialogue with the Atlantic Council, French President Emmanuel Macron cheered Biden’s arrival, but emphasized his vision of “European sovereignty,” where the continent takes more ownership of its security and more proactively reckons with crises in its neighborhood, from North Africa to Russia’s borderlands.
Caribbean bloc calls for more equity in COVID vaccine distribution
Rowley made the call on behalf of the bloc during a virtual appearance sponsored by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. His plea comes as most Caribbean and Latin American nations continue to wait on deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines from a slow-moving United Nations-backed facility known as COVAX, and as worldwide vaccine shortages and quickly spreading variants of the coronavirus increase the urgency for relief.