2,369Jul 30, 2010
Challenges and Prospects in Iraq
Dr. Fuad Hussein and Minister Falah Bakir talked about the political and security situation in Iraq after the March elections. They will also talked about relations with Turkey and Iran, ...
2,220May 7, 2012
Atlantic Council Annual Awards Dinner
The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award recipients included Prince Harry of Great Britian for his humanitarian work, Secretary General Ban Ki ...
1,197Oct 17, 2012
Global Improvised Explosive Device Threat
Lieutenant General Michael Barbero talked about combating the enduring global threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). He provided an overview of the Defense Department’s Joint IED ...
1,087Sep 18, 2012
Future of the Marine Corps
Marine Corps Commandant General James Amos spoke about the new strategic defense guidance put forth by President Obama earlier in 2012. Bary Pavel moderated the discussion and questions from members ...
726Feb 1, 2013
Conflict in Mali
Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its ...
722Apr 29, 2009
Atlantic Council Awards Dinner
The 2009 Atlantic Council awards dinner commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H.W. Bush and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl were honored ...
698Jan 9, 2013
Future of Afghanistan
Former ambassadors and defense policy leaders talked about the political, economic, social, and security transitions facing Afghanistan. Mr. Dobbin said that the Afghan government could ...
692Nov 10, 2010
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf talked about U.S. foreign policy toward Central Asia. Among the issues he focused on were U.S. support for Hamid Karzai’s government in ...
657Nov 7, 2010
U.S. Policy Toward Iran
Analysts talked about a new report examining the Iran’s relations with the U.S. and Middle East neighbors, its nuclear program and the impact of sanctions, as well as Iran’s political ...
618Sep 25, 2012
Middle East Unrest and the U.S.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former NATO General-Secretary Javier Solana discussed the Middle East upheaval since Spring 2011 and the role of U.S. and Europe.
597Nov 8, 2013
Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability
Panelists talked about a recent report on stability in South Asia, as well as warming relations with Iran and the impact on Afghanistan and other regional nations.
575Jun 22, 2012
Greek Elections and European Debt Crisis
Panelists talked about the Greek election results and its potential effects on the European debt crisis. They focused on the causes of the crisis and the prevention of future crises. Jacob ...
571Oct 12, 2010
Transatlantic Missile Defense, Part 1
Lieutenant General Patrick O’Reilly outlined a possible plan for a transatlantic missile defense system. Following hia remarks, Frank Rose talked about the status of U.S. talks to ...
560May 14, 2012
Future of NATO
Nicholas Burns talked about his newly-released report on NATO, “Anchoring the Alliance,” which outlined the missions and visions for the alliance. He focused on the need for ...
546Jun 4, 2012
European Debt Crisis
Josef Ackermann talked about measures taken by the governments the global economy and European approaches to their debt crisis, including austerity measures, proposals for stimulus spending, and ...
536Mar 28, 2013
International Law and Cyber Warfare
Panelists talked about the origin and process of developing the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Commissioned in 2009 by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence ...
536Oct 3, 2013
Prospects for Political Settlement in Syria
Igor Ivanov, George Robertson, and Frederic C. Hof talked about the Syrian civil war, the use of chemical weapons, and the prospects for political settlement in the conflict.
513Aug 10, 2012
India's Economic Challenges
International economist, Arvind Subramanian, says India’s economic model is unsustainable long-term. His comments came during an Atlantic Council event focusing on the country’s ...
503Nov 12, 2013
Ivo Daalder on the Future of NATO
Ivo Daalder, former US ambassador to NATO, talked about the future of NATO at the Atlantic Council’s conference on the alliance’s deterrence capabilities. He also discussed the ...
457Nov 20, 2008
National Intelligence Council on Global Trends
Thomas Fingar presented findings from the National Intelligence Council report examining global trends up to 2025. Topics included demographics, climatology, global interconnectedness, and natural ...
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