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Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham is quoted by Voice of America on the likelihood that incumbent Algerian President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika will win upcoming elections: 

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Bloomberg Businessweek quotes VP and Brent Scowcroft Center Director Barry Pavel on what NATO involvement in Eastern Europe might look like: 

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The Washington Times quotes NATOSource Director and Brent Scowcroft Center Senior Fellow Jorge Benitez on the proposals that NATO is considering for an increased military presence in Eastern Europe:

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Brent Scowcroft Center Senior Adviser Harlan Ullman writes for UPI on the White House's lack of strategic vision in ending the crisis in Ukraine: 

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Transatlantic Relations Program Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky joins PBS Newshour to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine:

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The international community spent last week reflecting on its failure to intervene in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, thrusting Rwanda back into the spotlight at a time when praise for the country’s remarkable economic progress is increasingly tempered by concerns over less progress in the political space. To discuss the country’s achievements and the controversy that often accompanies them, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted a presentation by Anastase Shyaka, CEO of the Rwandan Governance Board, with a response by Gretchen Birkle, the International Republican Institute’s Africa regional director. J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center, moderated the discussion.

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Cyber Statecraft Initiative Director Jason Healey is quoted by Bloomberg on new White House guidelines to limit the use of software flaws:

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Brent Scowcroft Center Senior Adviser Kurt Volker joins CNN's New Day to discuss the rapidly escalating conflicts across Eastern Ukraine:

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Political Islamists, as they currently operate in Pakistan, are "likely to divide our society, break it apart, and cause more violence," warned Former Pakistan Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani. He contended that political Islamists have replaced anthropological and sociological explanations of Islam with "a puritanical formation of Islam, which is essentially totalitarian, inherently violent, and very intolerant." Haqqani, speaking at an Atlantic Council South Asia Center event urged for a more honest evaluation of Pakistan's own history, suggesting that as it is interpreted now, Pakistan's history is "totally mired in myths."

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April 14, 2014

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WASHINGTON - The Atlantic Council today named John E. Herbst, a former ambassador to Ukraine and Uzbekistan, as director of its Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, effective May 12. In that role, Herbst will oversee the Atlantic Council's response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine as well as other key economic, security, and political issues across the region, including oversight of the annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul on November 20-21.

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