In the NewsSep 16, 2023
Global China Hub assistant director Kitsch Liao spoke to Voice of America
On September 16, GCH assistant director Kitsch Liao spoke to VOA news about China’s new Fujian aircraft carrier, the training that will be required on the vessel, and the challenges posed by using electromagnetic catapults onboard.
In the NewsSep 15, 2023
Charai in The Hill: We survived Morocco’s earthquake. Its reconstruction is another story
By Atlantic Council
I was in Marrakech, Morocco, walking with my 89-year-old mother, when the earthquake struck Haouz last Friday. After the earth shook, my mother couldn’t stop shaking. I gently carried her out of the family home, which may no longer be the refuge that it once was only seconds earlier.
In the NewsJul 17, 2023
Charai in the National Interest: Sweden’s NATO Accession Limits Putin’s Options
By Ahmed Charai
The Western powers are now more united with the Baltic nations than ever before. After months of diplomatic delays, Sweden can now join NATO—a genuine triumph for the Biden administration. This development has enormous geostrategic implications for the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Ahmed Charai is a Moroccan publisher and an Atlantic Council Board Director. He […]
EnergySourceJul 11, 2023
How cities can drive the energy transition in the Western Hemisphere
By Maia Sparkman, Willow Fortunoff
Expanding access to critical minerals and increasing manufacturing capacity is at the top of the Biden administration’s decarbonization agenda. Mayors, who have shown their ability to deliver on domestic investment projects, have begun exploring opportunities for international collaboration.
Event RecapJul 7, 2023
The mechanisms of corruption in Iran
By Masoud Mostajabi and Britt Gronemeyer
On June 13, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Strategy Project hosted a virtual event, “The Mechanisms of Corruption in Iran” to discuss the nature of corruption and sanctions in Iran as well as the social, economic, and political implications of these issues. The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative Director, Jonathan Panikoff conducted opening remarks, […]