NATO Engages – London 2019

This December at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Leaders’ Meeting in central London heads of state and government and military leaders gather to encourage a broader public conversation on the importance of NATO, add new voices into the conversation about today’s changing world, and cast a look into NATO’s future in this town hall-style scene-setting event.

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Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A candle in the dark: US national security strategy for artificial intelligence

There is an intense and high-stakes competition being waged by the United States and its near-peer adversaries across the spectrum of emerging technologies, including AI. What are policy options the US can pursue and what are the implications for security strategy?

3:30pm Washington DC

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Cross-Strait Seminar Series Democracy under siege: Advancing common values and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

Hosted by the Asia Security Initiative, this public panel looks at the future of democracy in the Indo-Pacific and seeks to understand the risks facing the region’s emerging and existing democracies, as well as ongoing efforts to advance democratic governance across the region.

12:30pm Washington DC

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Venezuelan illegal mining: Transnational crime, displacement, and violence

What could be done to stem this illicit source of income? How is the regime directly benefiting? What are lessons from past experiences abroad on how to deal with conflict minerals and unsustainable mining practices?

9:00am Washington DC

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

The transatlantic partnership in 2020: A European perspective

The Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative welcomes Ambassador Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States, and Ambassador Jonatan Vseviov, Ambassador of Estonia to the United States, for a conversation on the European outlook for the transatlantic relationship.

3:00pm Washington DC