Event RecapFeb 28, 2023
A conversation with Fuad Hussein, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Iraq
By Mahnaz Vahdati
On February 15, 2023, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted His Excellency Fuad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Iraq, for a conversation with Abbas Kadhim, Director of the Iraq Initiative within the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs.
TranscriptFeb 15, 2023
Brett McGurk sets out the ‘Biden doctrine’ for the Middle East
By Atlantic Council
In a keynote speech at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Awards, the White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa explains the Biden administration’s strategy in the region.
Event RecapFeb 9, 2023
Redefining the meaning of ‘failure’ in policies and culture to promote business risk
By Amira Attia
On January 24th, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a discussion about destigmatizing failure and promoting business risk through policies and culture.
Event RecapDec 12, 2022
Societal norms in Saudi Arabia clearing the way for more women to start and lead businesses
By Nour Alhajjeh
On December 5, 2022 the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a panel event on the impact of societal norms and structures on women’s economic empowerment in Saudi Arabia.
ReportSep 26, 2022
Amman-Baghdad-Cairo (ABC) Agreement: A new path for economic integration
By Racha Helwa, Barik Schuber, and Ibrahim Saif
Since 2019, Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan have held multiple summit meetings to discuss trilateral agreements to formalize and deepen economic integration. By cooperating among themselves, the three countries can represent a united political and economic front. This report explores the potential benefits and pitfalls to avoid from the perspective of each country: Egypt, Jordan, Iraq.