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The New Republic quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Frederic Hof on the unintended implications of President Obama’s policy towards Syria:

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The New York Times quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Frederic Hof on the humanitarian access granted to the besieged Syrian city of Homs:

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InsideDefense.com's Inside the Pentago quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Senior Fellow and former Missile Defense Agency Director Patrick O'Reilly on NATO's missile defense network:

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'Kosovo's Euro-Atlantic Integration' is Path to Peace, Foreign Minister Says

Fourteen years after Serbia, Kosovo, and NATO signed the agreement that ended a decade of war in the Balkans, the European Union is still working to consolidate that peace, notably by implementing last year’s deal to normalize Serbia-Kosovo relations. Days before the EU hosted a new round of talks in that process, Kosovo Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj visited the Atlantic Council to discuss the state of the effort to stabilize the Serbia-Kosovo relationship and Kosovo’s desire to move toward eventual membership in the European Union.

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Eurasia Center Deputy Director David Koranyi writes in the Huffington Post on energy issues up for negotiation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership:

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Breaking Defense quotes Cyber Statecraft Initiative Director Jason Healey on the US National Guard's cyber warfare capabilities:

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A team of sixty former officials and other experts from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and neighboring countries is lobbying those governments to stabilize the region by restoring Afghanistan’s strategic neutrality at the center of Asia. The group, including ex-ministers, diplomats and legislators, as well as scholars, has drafted a roadmap to defusing regional conflicts that, if unresolved, will sustain the support within Pakistan for the Afghan Taliban and allied guerrilla movements, and fuel continued war in Afghanistan. The team held eighteen months of consultations that included governments throughout the region, and launched their report in Washington February 4 at a conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.

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Cities are at the forefront of global leadership. Not only are cities where all global trends—such as increased diffusion of power, individual empowerment, and the complex interplay of the food-water-energy nexus—come together, but local governments and their partners are already addressing this century's great global challenges and finding innovative solutions.

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Atlantic Council VP and Brent Scowcroft Center Director Barry Pavel is quoted by the New York Times on Barack Obama's options in drawing down the war in Afghanistan:

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Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham discusses the limited resources available to the African Union's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic with IPS News Agency:

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