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Mon, Dec 9, 2019

US-Colombia task force launches findings of report in Bogota

Task Force recommendations focus on three mayor areas: Economic development and innovation; institutions, rule of law, and counter-narcotics; and the crisis in Venezuela.

Event Recaps by Camila Hernandez

Colombia Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Prime minister promises “Sudan will never be the same again”

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok became the first Sudanese leader to travel to Washington, DC in more than thirty years, seeking to win more international support for his transitional government as it tries to guide Sudan towards democracy. “There is a success story that is emerging” in Sudan, Hamdok told an audience at the Atlantic Council on December 5. In a “region full of crises and riddled with conflicts, Sudan provides hope,” Hamdok declared.

Event Recap by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Rapid reaction call: Steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina

Though the economic consequences of the tariffs will likely be muted in Brazil and Argentina, Trump’s announcement might damage the US’ relationship with, and influence in, the region.

Event Recaps by Frederico Fróes

Brazil Trade

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Atlantic Council’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge returns to London for its third year

BT Tower to host the competition, as British Telecom returns as Strategic Partner WASHINGTON, DC – December 4, 2019 –  The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative is hosting the third annual Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge in London on February 17-18, 2020. The competition will once again take place at BT Tower with our 2020 Strategic […]

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Cybersecurity

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Needs ‘Frank Conversations’ at Leaders Meeting

Joint Press Release Atlantic Council, GLOBSEC, RUSI, King’s College London and the Munich Security Conference KEYPOINTS: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “NATO has survived because we’ve always had frank conversations.” UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said: ‘‘NATO is a civilian-led alliance of democratic states.” Polish President Duda’s message to Macron: “Don’t talk about the […]

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Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: In conversation with the prime ministers of the Netherlands and Canada

H.E Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada and H.E. Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands speak to Amb. Rasitslav Káčer, Globesec chairman at NATO Engages 2019.

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NATO United States and Canada

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Heating up: The impact of climate security on the Alliance

H.E. Erna Solberg, prime minister of Norway speaks to Ambassador Boris Ruge, vice chairman of the Munich Security Conference at NATO Engages 2019.

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Climate Change & Climate Action NATO

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Setting the stage for the 2019 Leaders’ Meeting

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg speaks with BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet about what to expect at the 2019 Leaders' Meeting.

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NATO

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Defense and deterrence for a new era

After an introduction by Dr. Karin Von Hippel, director-general of the Royal United Services Institute, H.E. Andrzej Duda, president of Poland and H.E. Zoran Zaev and prime minister of the Republic of North Macedonia speak on a panel moderated by Stephen Sackur, presenter on BBC Hardtalk

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NATO Poland

Tue, Dec 3, 2019

NATO Engages transcript: Perspectives from Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

Ben Wallace, secretary of state for defence of the United Kingdom speaks at NATO Engages 2019.

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NATO United Kingdom