Please join the Atlantic Council for its second Brain Trust meeting of 2023 on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET in-person and via Zoom. This meeting will feature remarks from Richard Davidson, the Council’s director of strategic communications, who will advise on best practices for fellows to engage with our media team. In addition, we will hear from a panel of fellows presenting on their work related to Iran, Israel, and conflict in the Middle East. Presenters include Carmiel Arbit, a nonresident senior fellow for Middle East Programs and the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative; Alex Plitsas, a nonresident senior fellow with the Middle East Programs’ N7 Initiative; and Thomas S. Warrick, director of the Future of DHS project for the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Forward Defense practice and a nonresident senior fellow.


Introductory remarks

Working with the Strategic Communications team: Presentation and Q&A

Richard Davidson, Director, Strategic Communications, Atlantic Council

Research presentations and Q&A

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security works to develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address the most important security challenges facing the United States and the world.