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Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Markus V. Garlauskas joins the Atlantic Council

Former National Intelligence Officer for North Korea will join the Asia Security Initiative as a nonresident senior fellow WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 12, 2020 – The Atlantic Council announced today that Markus V. Garlauskas, a distinguished expert on North Korea issues, the US-South Korea alliance, and strategic analysis, will join the Scowcroft Center for Strategy […]

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Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Event recap: Navigating Pakistan’s national security challenges

On August 10, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted the Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr. Moeed Yusuf for a moderated Q&A on Pakistan’s national security challenges. Dr. Sahar Khan, an adjunct scholar at the CATO Institute, moderated the Q/A which featured several notable experts on South Asia including Safiya Ghori-Ahmad, Sajit Gandhi, Mark Brunner, Dr. Paul Staniland, and Dr. Chris Clary.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Indo-Pacific Pakistan

Fri, Aug 7, 2020

The Passing of Brent Scowcroft: March 19, 1925 – August 6, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, VA—Following is a statement on the passing of Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.) from his office: Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft passed away yesterday at the age of 95 of natural causes. Brent Scowcroft was an American patriot and public servant of the highest order with an extraordinary military and government service career spanning […]

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Fri, Aug 7, 2020

Statement from Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe on the passing of General Brent Scowcroft

With Brent Scowcroft’s passing, the United States has lost one of the most remarkable figures in our country’s foreign-policy history. Seldom has the world seen a man of such historic accomplishment and remarkable modesty. He helped win the Cold War, he defined the role of national security advisor, and he mentored legions of principled individuals […]

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Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Western Balkans leaders agree to bold actions to help region recover from COVID pandemic

The Western Balkans Partnership Summit advances regional economic cooperation to attract investment and accelerate recovery

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Politics & Diplomacy The Balkans

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Is the United States already losing the military tech race to China?

On June 30, Forward Defense hosted a panel of distinguished speakers to discuss the opportunities for, and challenges of, integrating autonomous technologies into the US military to better prepare it for great-power competition.

Event Recap by Andrew Farnsworth

Defense Industry Defense Policy

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

US-Mexico ties: A post-official working visit readout

On June 9, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a timely conversation on President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s visit to Washington, DC—the president’s first international trip as head of state. Experiencing economic contraction and public health crises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both presidents highlighted the bonds that unite their countries […]

Event Recaps by Cecilia Godoy

Americas Economy & Business

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Atlantic Council welcomes 2020 class of Millennium Fellows

Incoming class of twenty-one young leaders selected from 1,300 applicants and over 100 nations

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Thu, Jul 2, 2020

Free World Commission condemns Hong Kong security law

The Free World Commission, composed of influential lawmakers from leading democracies across the globe, condemned China’s recent enactment of a new security law in Hong Kong and called for governments around the world to recalibrate their relations with Beijing.

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China Human Rights

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

Tallinn hosts first meeting of Three Seas Foreign Ministers

Top officials from the US, Germany and EU participate

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Central Europe Europe & Eurasia