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On June 27th, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative, part of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, hosted a panel discussion around defense and deterrence in the Baltic states at the Atlantic Council’s headquarters. This event also featured the launch of the Scowcroft Center’s latest issue brief, “The Melians’ Revenge: How Small, Frontline, European States can Employ Emerging Technology to Defend against Russia” by Dr. TX Hammes, distinguished research fellow at the Center for Strategic Research, part of the National Defense University. Atlantic Council board director Stephen Shapiro delivered welcome remarks, followed by keynote remarks by Dr. Hammes,. The discussion was moderated by Barry Pavel, Atlantic Council senior vice president and director of the Scowcroft Center.

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Atlantic Council today announced that Adnan Amin, Director-General Emeritus of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has joined the Council as a Distinguished Fellow with the Global Energy Center. 

“We’re honored to have Adnan join the Global Energy Center team,” said Randy Bell, Director of the Global Energy Center. “His remarkable experience and expertise will help bring our efforts to promote energy security and address climate change to the next level.”

As a Distinguished Fellow, Amin will contribute to the Global Energy Center’s growing Climate and Advanced Energy Program, led by Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy David Livingston. The Program focuses on advancing US leadership amid the global energy transition and catalyzing new alliances and partnerships to address the challenges posed by climate change.

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