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US News and World Report cites the Atlantic Council for hosting Sven Misker, the Estonian minister of defense, at its two-day conference "Towards a Europe Whole and Free:"

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The Pentagon Channel features the Atlantic Council for honoring Secretary of State Chuck Hagel at its annual Distinguished Leadership Awards dinner:

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South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al-Monitor on an address given by former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker at the Council on Foreign Relations:

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Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Marik String cowrites for the Wall Street Journal on how energy exports from the United States can make Ukraine more independent:

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The Atlantic Council presented its 2014 Distinguished Leadership Awards April 30 before an audience of more than 900 US and international foreign policy and business leaders. The annual awards celebrate people and institutions that make extraordinary contributions to building transatlantic relations. Opening the ceremony for the first time, following his appointment in January, was the Atlantic Council chairman, Governor Jon Huntsman. Especially in light of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its attacks on Ukraine, he noted:

“The critical importance of the Atlantic Council’s 21st-century mission could not be more clear. Whichever challenge to our planet of 7 billion we may consider – whether it is global warming, or human or economic development; whether it is the security of our energy, of food, of cyberspace, or of nations – the building of solutions still rests heavily on that same strong foundation, that transatlantic community of purpose, that has been the Atlantic Council’s central focus since its creation 53 years ago.”

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