Wed, Aug 19, 2020

A fireside chat about the future of space

On Wednesday, July 29, the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center hosted Ms. Teresa Carlson, Vice President at AWS's Worldwide Public Sector, and United States Representative Will Hurd of the 23rd District of Texas.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Data salon episode 3: Coordinating data privacy and the public interest

On Wednesday, July 30, the GeoTech Center hosted the third episode of the Data Salon series in partnership with Accenture. The virtual event hosted by Dr. Divya Chander, Chair of Neuroscience at Singularity University, and Ms. Krista Pawley, Principal and Culture and Reputation Architect at Imperative Impact, in conversation with audience members from across the data and innovation space.

Event Recap by Henry Westerman

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Mon, Aug 17, 2020

Transcript: A conversation with Hillary Clinton on the 2020 election and America’s role in the world

During an Atlantic Council Front Page event broadcast on August 17, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that “we’re going to have to quickly move to try to regain leadership and rebuild our alliances and make clear to our competitors and adversaries that… the vacuum is no more, that the United States is going to resume a position of global leadership and bring people together around common threats, whether it be climate change or the global pandemic.”

Elections 2020

China Elections

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 […]

Press Release

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 […]

Press Release

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 […]

Press Release by Atlantic Council

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

Press Release

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