Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Carmiel Arbit, previously director for strategic engagement at AIPAC, joins Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow
Washington, DC—The Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs today announced the addition of Carmiel Arbit as a nonresident senior fellow. During her fellowship, Carmiel will focus on US-Israel relations, the peace process, and Israeli and Palestinian politics. “Carmiel brings to the Atlantic Council her unique blend of deep expertise in Israel and the wider Middle East,” […]
Press Release by Atlantic Council
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
The Committee meeting examined the homeland security implications of the recent escalation in US-Iran tensions in the wake of the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Witnesses were given time to present opening statements to address possible retaliation followed by questions posed by committee members. Nonresident Senior Fellow Thomas S. Warrick presented four ways in which Iran threatens the homeland: terrorism, cyber-attacks, disinformation, and influence operations. Warrick underscored the imminent threat posed by Iranian cyber-attacks, “Mr. Chairman, the possibility of a terrorist attack by Iran here in the homeland is that, a possibility, but cyber-attacks are a certainty.”
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Sun, Jan 12, 2020
Atlantic Council2020 Global Energy Forum U.S. Election 2020: What’s at Stake for Energy and Climate? Speakers: Carlos Curbelo, Former US Representative (R-FL) Avi Garbow, Environmental Advocate, Patagonia David Goldwyn, Chairman, Energy Advisory Group, Atlantic Council Michael Steele, Former Chair of the Republican National Committee Moderated By: Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC Location: Abu Dhabi, […]
Fri, Dec 13, 2019
On December 12, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and Baker McKenzie held a conference call to discuss the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal, its implications, and the road ahead.
Event Recap by Frederico Froes and Pablo Reynoso
Wed, Dec 11, 2019
Report marks the first-ever global stakeholder survey on addressing cybersecurity issues in aviation sector WASHINGTON, DC – December 11, 2019 – Today, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, launched a new report titled “Aviation Cybersecurity: Scoping the Challenge” and the results of the first-ever global survey on […]
Press Release by Atlantic Council
Mon, Dec 9, 2019
Task Force recommendations focus on three mayor areas: Economic development and innovation; institutions, rule of law, and counter-narcotics; and the crisis in Venezuela.
Event Recaps by Camila Hernandez
Fri, Dec 6, 2019
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok became the first Sudanese leader to travel to Washington, DC in more than thirty years, seeking to win more international support for his transitional government as it tries to guide Sudan towards democracy. “There is a success story that is emerging” in Sudan, Hamdok told an audience at the Atlantic Council on December 5. In a “region full of crises and riddled with conflicts, Sudan provides hope,” Hamdok declared.
Event Recap by David A. Wemer
Thu, Dec 5, 2019
Though the economic consequences of the tariffs will likely be muted in Brazil and Argentina, Trump’s announcement might damage the US’ relationship with, and influence in, the region.
Event Recaps by Frederico Fróes
Wed, Dec 4, 2019
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