Mon, Apr 22, 2019

The future of Afghanistan: Ongoing negotiations and the role of regional allies

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center is pleased to invite you to “The Future of Afghanistan: Ongoing Negotiations and the Role of Regional Partners,” a panel discussion on the progress of ongoing negotiations between the United States and the Taliban, and the role of regional partners.  The status of a future peace settlement between the […]


Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Iran’s Sunnis resist extremism, but for how long?

Iran’s Sunni minority is becoming increasingly strict in religious practice and could succumb to more Salafist influence, but has so far not been inclined to take up arms against the Iranian government.  This is one key finding of Scheherezade Faramazi, in a new report for the Atlantic Council. However, Faramazi warns that Sunnis in Iran could be […]

10:30am Washington DC

Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Afghanistan: Assessing progress and prospects for regional connectivity

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center for a discussion with Dr. Mohammad H. Qayoumi where he will discuss how Afghanistan can play a pivotal role in integrating the economies of Central Asia and South Asia. Dr. Qayoumi will provide an overview of the progress achieved in the past three years in the areas of regional connectivity and […]

4:30pm Washington DC

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Iran’s political future

The Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative invites you to a panel discussion on “Iran’s Political Future,” in the aftermath of recent protests. The demonstrations, which took place in more than 100 Iranian cities and towns in late December-early January, focused on poor economic conditions, Iran’s interventions abroad, and domestic political constraints. Analysts are divided […]

1:00pm Washington DC

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Iranian public opinion after the protests

In the aftermath of widespread protests in more than 100 cities in Iran, a new public opinion poll conducted by the Center for International Security Studies at Maryland, in conjunction with, suggests that the overwhelming majorities of Iranians agree with protestors’ critiques of government economic performance.  On Friday, February 2, the Atlantic Council’s Future […]

1:00pm Washington DC

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Iran looks east

The Future of Iran Initiative and The Iran Project invite you to “Iran Looks East,” a major conference on Iran’s evolving economic and strategic relationships. As implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) marks its second anniversary, Iran is increasingly, if reluctantly, looking to Asia for trade and investment. US uncertainty toward the JCPOA and Iran has been opposed by […]

10:00am Washington DC

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Nuclear strategy and security in the second nuclear age conference

Prominent speakers include Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dr. Ashley Tellis, Brigadier Feroz Hassan Khan, Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Dr. Matthew Kroenig, Dr. Sugio Takahashi, Dr. Jina Kim, Lt. Gen. (Retd) Prakash Menon,Mr. Manish Tewari, Ms. Rebeccah L. Heinrichs, and Dr. Tong Zhao, among others, who will discuss the realities of Asia’s emergence as the epicenter of the “second nuclear age.” The conference aims to focus on bringing together these […]

10:00am Washington DC

Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Unlocking US-India trade potential

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center from November 6 to 8 at the Unlocking US-India Trade Potential conference in Bengaluru, India. The conference will provide trade leaders from various sectors of the economy with a platform to confer with their peers and discuss future collaboration to meet bilateral trade goals. Prominent speakers include H.E. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Mr. Nandan […]

10:00am Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Kevan Harris on Iran from below: Findings from the Iran social survey

As the Trump administration formulates a new policy toward Iran, it is important that that policy be informed by accurate information about the realities of Iran’s rapidly changing society. The Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative invites you to a conversation with sociologist and author Kevan Harris on the findings of the Iran Social Survey. […]

12:00pm Washington DC

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Dialogue with Congressman Ro Khanna

Please join the Atlantic Council for a discussion with Congressman Ro Khanna. In a discussion moderated by Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, the congressman will address his proposed bill centered on reforming the H-1B and L-1 visas for high-skilled workers.  Congressman Ro Khanna represents California’s Seventeenth Congressional District, and is serving in his first term. Rep. Khanna sits on the House […]

10:30am Washington DC