In the News

Nov 18, 2022

Charai in The Hill: Democracy is proving its biggest doubters wrong

By Atlantic Council

Israel and America held elections barely a week apart, with very different ideological outcomes, but with the same message: Even in fractured societies, where majorities are hard to gather and harder still to hold together, democracy works. Doubters and critics have thrown shade on democracy for centuries. Yet, these two elections in two different lands show that […]

Americas Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 14, 2022

Svetlova in The Jerusalem Post: Israel must not let election results undermine foreign policy

By Atlantic Council

Elections Israel

In the News

Oct 31, 2022

Lipner in Foreign Policy: Is Israel’s political virtuoso in denial?

By Atlantic Council

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

Press Release

Oct 24, 2022

Atlantic Council and Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation to host President of Israel and launch next phase of N7 Initiative

Washington, DC—October 24, 2022—The Atlantic Council, in partnership with the Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, will host President of Israel Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, October 25, to discuss his vision for regional cooperation and Israeli-Arab normalization. The event marks a major expansion of the N7 Initiative to support the growing diplomatic ties between Israel and the […]

In the News

Oct 21, 2022

Shapiro in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: The ASEAN Model – A Vision of Middle East Integration Beyond the Abraham Accords

By Atlantic Council

The summit of foreign ministers came together on relatively short notice. It was unstructured, informal, with little of the staff work or pre-negotiation that normally precedes such gatherings. The agenda was slim and general, and the outcome rather modest. But viewed through a historical scope, the results were transformational.

Israel Middle East

In the News

Oct 12, 2022

Shapiro in Times of Israel: Creative diplomacy yields wins for Lebanon and bigger wins for Israel

By Atlantic Council

Israel Lebanon

In the News

Sep 22, 2022

The Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Fellow Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro provides testimony for the House Foreign Affairs Committee

By Atlantic Council

Middle East programs Distinguished Fellow Daniel B. Shapiro testifies for Senate Foreign Affairs Committee.

Israel Middle East

Press Release

Sep 20, 2022

Ahead of COP 27, the Atlantic Council and TRENDS Research and Advisory to host second annual conference on the Middle East’s climate challenges and prospects

The two-day hybrid in-person and virtual convening will offer insights and ambitious solutions on urgent climate challenges from regional experts and government officials from the US and across the Middle East WASHINGTON, DC – September 20, 2022 – The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative and TRENDS Research and Advisory—an independent research and advisory center based […]

Press Release

Sep 12, 2022

Ambassador Marcy Grossman, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, joins the Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow

By Atlantic Council

Ambassador Grossman will contribute regional and government experience to the Council’s work on the Israeli-Arab normalization process and regional conflict resolution initiatives.

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In the News

Sep 9, 2022

Shapiro interviewed on Bahrain Banter about growing cooperation in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy