TranscriptJun 27, 2023
An expert briefing on the Wagner mutiny and what’s next for Russia and Ukraine
By Atlantic Council
Experts and former officials explained the events unfolding in Russia—and what they mean for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s hold on power, Russia's relations with other countries, and its war against Ukraine
TranscriptMay 11, 2023
Full transcript: 2023 Distinguished Leadership Awards celebrate the game-changing role of women in the world
By Atlantic Council
The Atlantic Council celebrated its first all-female honoree slate, inspired by the past year of remarkable accomplishments by women around the world.
Atlantic Council Strategy Paper SeriesNov 30, 2022
Preparing for victory: A long-haul strategy to help Ukraine win the war against Russia—and secure the peace
By Stephen J. Hadley, William Taylor, John E. Herbst, Matthew Kroenig, Melinda Haring, and Jeffrey Cimmino
Ukraine’s counteroffensives, backed by expanded and accelerated US and allied support, continue to push Russian forces out of Ukrainian territory, although at a reduced rate. These hard-won successes, however, bring with them possible challenges that also must be addressed.
Stephen J. Hadley is a principal of Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, an international strategic consulting firm founded with Condoleezza Rice, Robert Gates, and Anja Manuel. He is the chairman of the International Advisory Board and an executive vice chair of the Board of Directors at the Atlantic Council. Hadley is also the former board chair of the United States Institute of Peace, where he continues to serve on the board of directors.
Hadley served for four years as the assistant to the president for national security affairs from 2005 to 2009. From 2001 to 2005, Hadley was the assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor, serving under then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. Hadley had previously served on the National Security Council staff and in the Department of Defense including as assistant secretary of defense for international security policy from 1989 to 1993.
During his professional career, Hadley has served on a number of corporate and advisory boards, including the National Security Advisory Panel to the Director of Central Intelligence, the Department of Defense Policy Board, and the State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.