Publications

Visegrad Four Prime Ministers: Petr Necas Czech Republic, Iveta Radicova Slovakia, Viktor Orban Hungary, Donald Tusk Poland.

In an issue brief titled “The Value of the Visegrad Four,” former U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic Adrian Basora examines the recently reinvigorated Visegrad Group--a regional grouping of Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic--as a possible channel for U.S.-Central European relations.

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Banning Garrett, Director of the Asia Program and the Strategic Foresight Project at the Atlantic Council, and Patrick deGategno, Associate Director of the Asia Program, recently authored a piece titled "The Second Wave of Wireless Communications: A Game Changer for Global Development?"

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In the South Asia Center report "Learning by Doing: The Pakistan Army's Experience with Counterinsurgency," Center Director and author Shuja Nawaz examines the doctrinal shift toward counterinsurgency (COIN) that has taken place in the Pakistan army in recent years.
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Pipeline

In the latest Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Issue Brief  “Eurasian Energy: Hot and Cold,” Boyko Nitzov, the Center’s Director of Research, surveys the current state of energy markets in Central Eurasia, and explores areas for improvement and reform. The Brief focuses on hydrocarbons.
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Cyber Warfare

In the latest Program on International Security Issue Brief "Creating the Demand Curve for Cybersecurity," Melissa Hathaway, the former White House official who led President Obama's Cyberspace Policy Review, argues for a new approach to cybersecurity in the absence of additional financial resources and greater Congressional constraints.
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Energy Flower

In the latest Energy and Environment Program issue brief titled "Central Europe and the Geopolitics of Energy," co-authors Franklin D. Kramer, John R. Lyman, and Mihaela C. Carstei explain the need for a coordinated energy security policy for Central Europe.

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Reset Button Peregruzka

Stephan M. Minikes, U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE from June 2001 to 2005 and current Eurasia Task Force member, argues how improved U.S.-Russia relations can enable a more active OSCE in “Hitting the Reset Button on U.S.-Russia Cooperation.”

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OSCE Astana Summit 2010

In the Eurasia Task Force Issue Brief: "Modernizing the OSCE: An Agenda Item for Astana," Kurt Volker, Managing Director of the the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Atlantic Council senior advisor and member of the Strategic Advisors Group (SAG), proposes strategies for OSCE reform through a historical lens.

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The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center and On The Horizon Project have officially released a landmark report on the rising importance of U.S. national security interests in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, entitled: “Advancing U.S., African, and Global Interests: Security and Stability in the West Africa Maritime Domain.”

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The new report of the Eurasia Task Force, “Astana on the Atlantic: Transatlantic Strategy in Central Asia and the OSCE," offers recommendations to the Obama Administration on the eve of the OSCE Summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, in order to reposition the U.S. in Central Asia and build an enduring OSCE presence in the region.
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