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Press ReleaseMay 30, 2023
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored with Atlantic Council Global Citizen Award in Kyiv
KYIV, UKRAINE – May 30, 2023 – In recognition of his historic leadership during the Ukrainian people’s brave defense of their freedom, Atlantic Council Chairman John F.W. Rogers and President and CEO Frederick Kempe today presented Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the Atlantic Council’s highest honor, its Global Citizen Award, a recognition conferred on unique individuals who contribute toward improving the state of the world.
Press ReleaseMay 30, 2023
Atlantic Council announces eighth annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – May 30, 2023 – The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center (GEC) will hold the eighth annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference on Thursday, June 15, 2023, in Washington, DC, in partnership with the Slovak V4 Presidency of the Visegrad Group. This year’s conference will be held in person at the Atlantic Council headquarters, while also streaming to a global virtual audience.
Press ReleaseMay 10, 2023
Atlantic Council announces new experts’ coalition to promote nonpartisan solutions to the United States’ border and immigration challenges
The Atlantic Council today announced the formation of a new coalition of experts in border and immigration security and cross-border trade who will work together to advance nonpartisan, pragmatic solutions to the United States’ border and immigration challenges.
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In the NewsMay 30, 2023
Kroenig in Foreign Policy analyzing Niccolò Machiavelli’s views on democracy
On May 27, Scowcroft Vice President and Director Matthew Kroenig penned an article for Foreign Policy assessing the efficacy of democracy and autocracy by invoking the international relations perspectives of renowned diplomat and author Niccolò Machiavelli. While Machiavelli is most famous for The Prince, a “guidebook for dictators”, his perspectives were best conveyed in Discourses […]
In the NewsMay 30, 2023
Kroenig on Foreign Policy discussing Machiavelli’s preference for democracy
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On May 27, Scowcroft Center senior director Matthew Kroenig analyzed Niccolò Machiavelli’s works in Foreign Policy based on his chapter in The New Makers of Modern Strategy. He argues that Machiavelli assessed tyranny as an unstable system that is prone to extremes, whereas democracy imposes institutional guardrails that allow for the pursuit of long-term strategy. […]
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Press and members callJul 8, 2022
What to expect from President Biden’s Middle East trip
As President Biden embarks on his first trip to the Middle East as president, experts are watching closely to see how the visit will shape and define the Biden Administration’s policies in the region. What will the impact be of US-Saudi engagement, both bilaterally and for the wider Gulf? How will it impact oil prices and […]
Press and members callAug 20, 2021
Atlantic Council press call: Protecting Americans and their Afghan allies in Afghanistan
As the dire situation in Afghanistan continues to unfold, senior former officials and experts discuss the urgent policies, posture and operations needed to ensure a rapid, safe evacuation in the days and weeks ahead.
Press and members callMar 19, 2020
Atlantic Council press call: Unity among allies in the fight against the coronavirus
As the global community ramps up efforts to counter the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the United States and its allies and partners are taking extraordinary steps to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic. As these measures are put into effect, widescale quarantines are disrupting life for millions, the economy is facing its greatest challenge in over a decade, and longstanding geopolitical relationships are in the spotlight. How can the United States and its closest allies work together most effectively to combat this growing crisis? What lessons can we learn from countries at the leading edge of this fight in order to reduce the toll among our citizens and those of our closest friends? Ambassador Armando Varricchio, Ambassador Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis, and Barry Pavel unpack these questions and discuss the latest on the ground in Europe and Singapore.
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