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On July 17, 2012 the Atlantic Council's International Security Program hosted a conversation with Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Former National Security Advisor Steve Hadley on the way forward for US-China relations.

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In an Atlantic Council Issue Brief released today, Former US Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. argues that a new economic framework—reflecting the reality that China is no longer a “developing” economy but an increasingly established one—is needed to continue positive US-China economic relations and put the two economies on a path toward a more mutually beneficial structure.

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The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a breakfast briefing and discussion today on the political and security situation in Somalia and the Greater Horn of Africa by the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea.

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NEW YORK, NY — The Atlantic Council on September 21 in New York will present its third annual Global Citizen Awards to two inspiring women: Burma’s opposition politician and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Japan’s former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata; to America’s legendary global strategist and Nobel laureate Henry Kissinger; and to the American musician-humanitarian Quincy Jones.

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On Tuesday, July 11, the Atlantic Council hosted General Philip M. Breedlove, nominated to become the next commander of US Air Forces in Europe, for an off-the-record strategy session to discuss the challenges and opportunities he will face as commander. Participants advised General Breedlove on a variety of topics, from regional partnerships to budgetary constraints, and the implications for the United States and Europe.

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On July 11, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council hosted a panel of experts to discuss the preliminary election results and the political outlook for the Libya.

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On July 10, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative and the Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA) held a launch event and discussion of CCSA’s new capstone report, Addressing Cyber Instability, which previewed the CCSA's forthcoming monograph on instability in cyber conflict.

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On July 10th, the Atlantic Council’s Energy and Environment Program hosted a discussion with BP Alternative Energy CEO Katrina Landis. John Lyman, director of the Energy and Environment Program, moderated the discsussion.

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US-EU progress report

Despite the desire to help Arab countries in the midst of political transitions, the United States and European Union have yet to seize upon opportunities to help generate economic growth and promote the growth of democratic institutions in these countries, according to a new report by Danya Greenfield, deputy director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and Rosa Balfour of the European Policy Centre.

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