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On October 21, the Atlantic Council hosted a not-for-attribution roundtable discussion with future US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard attachés, moderated by Magnus Nordenman, deputy director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security of the Atlantic Council.

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On October 18, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security held a private, roundtable discussion for its Corporate Strategy Forum on the topic of “The Outlook for Government Services.” Speaking to the issues of the place of services businesses in the scheme of the defense industry were Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Jeff Roncka, managing partner at Renaissance Strategic Advisors. Moderating the session was Atlantic Council M.A. and George Lund Fellow Steven Grundman.

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On October 18, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted an off-the-record strategy session with Romanian Minister of National Defense H.E. Mircea Duşa to discuss the strategic outlook for Southeastern Europe and the transatlantic security issues shaping NATO’s 2014 Summit.

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Atlantic Council Announces 2013 Emerging Leaders of Pakistan Fellows
Young entrepreneurs to meet with US business leaders and government officials in three-week visit to United States

WASHINGTON – The Atlantic Council's South Asia Center is pleased to announce its 2013 Emerging Leaders of Pakistan (ELP) Fellows. This Fellowship seeks to support and empower the next generation of Pakistan's civil society leaders through the creation of a sustainable forum of collaboration.

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On October 18, 2013 the Atlantic Council held a members' conference call entitled "Geneva Talks on Iran: A New Beginning?" with R. Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics at the Kennedy School. The call was moderated by Atlantic Council President and CEO Fred Kempe.

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The Atlantic Council's Africa Center hosted a meeting of the Kenya Working Group with the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, former prime minister of the Republic of Kenya. Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham welcomed participants and introduced the discussion, which was moderated by Joel Barkan, senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a longtime friend of Mr. Odinga.

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The Brent Scowcroft Center's Strategic Foresight Initiative launched their recent report China-US Cooperation: Key to the Global Future at an event in Bejing. The report was published in partnership with the China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) and supported by the China-United States Exchange Foundation. An impressive group of speakers and panelists participated in the event. In his remarks, Atlantic Council Board Director Stephen Hadley empahsized the need for China and the US to demostrate the necessity of cooperation between the two countries on global issues to their respective peoples. He continued by saying that the cooperation between the two countries on global issues must be at the center of the bilateral relationship with the success of each being dependent on the other.

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The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East hosted Jordanian Minister of Finance Ummaya Salah Toukan and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ibrahim Saif who offered their assessment of Jordan’s economy during a roundtable discussion on October 10. Dr. Toukan described recent economic and financial developments in Jordan, including challenges posed by fiscal pressures and the government’s ongoing efforts to reform the subsidy system. Dr. Saif discussed the newly adopted development plan to bridge regional income disparities and boost employment, and shared his view on how Jordan’s political transition is affecting growth. Senior Fellow Mohsin Khan moderated the conversation.

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On October 7-10, 2013 a delegation from the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security visited the Republic of China (Taiwan) to discuss a host of security and economic issues with top leaders, academics, and think-tank representatives. The group paid visits to several high-level officials, including the President of the Republic of China, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of China Navy, Deputy Secretary-General of the National Security Council, the Vice Minister of Economic Affairs, and former Minister of National Defense. The delegation also met with representatives from the Democratic Progressive Party and the Straits Exchange Foundation.

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On October 10, the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security hosted an off-the-record roundtable on disruptive technologies for Mr. Urban Ahlin, Swedish Member of Parliament and foreign policy spokesperson for the Social Democratic Party of Sweden.

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