Atlantic Council

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Atlantic Council of the U S Inc
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The Atlantic Council is an American think tank in the field of international affairs. Founded in 1961, it provides a forum for international political, business, and intellectual leaders. It manages ten regional centers and functional programs related to international security and global economic prosperity.

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Annual Budget
December 2018
+2% Growth
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Brent Scowcroft Center On International Security


The scowcroft center houses the council's long-standing research on nato and the transatlantic security partnership issues, while also studying 'over the horizon' regional and functional security challenges to the united states, its allies, and partners. The scowcroft center works collaboratively with the council's other regional and functional programs to produce security analysis with a global perspective.

Global Energy Center


The global energy center works alongside government, industry, and civil society partners to analyze, research, and devise creative responses to energy-related geopolitical conflicts, advance sustainable energy solutions, and identify trends to help develop energy strategies and policies that ensure long-term prosperity and security. The center's flagship event in the region is the energy and economic summit in istanbul.

Future Europe Initiative


The future europe initiative promotes dialogue on major issues affecting the transatlantic partnership and the ability of the united states and europe to respond to global challenges, particularly where related to the european union's role as an influential player on the global stage. The initiative develops recommendations for greater transatlantic cooperation in several areas.

Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East


The rafik hariri center for the middle east seeks to produce original analysis of the forces transforming the region, as well as policy recommendations for the united states and europe about how to advance more productive relations with the region.

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center


The adrienne arsht latin america center broadens awareness of the transformational political, economic, and social changes throughout latin america. Priority areas for research, analysis, and engagement with stakeholders include trade and investment, energy and natural resources, democracy and human rights, urban innovations, and developing human capital and entrepreneurship.

Eurasia Center


The eurasia center engages the countries of the eurasian landmass that lie between east-central europe and the far east. Through its studies and events in the united states and eurasia itself, the center facilitates cooperation on economic, security, and political matters.

South Asia Center


The south asia center serves as the atlantic council's focal point for research and analysis on greater south asia as well as relations among these countries, the neighboring regions, europe, and the united states.

Africa Center


The africa center emphasizes the building of strong partnerships among african states, the united states, and europe, and strengthening economic growth and prosperity on the continent through sustained multilateral interactions and leading issue analysis.

Millennium Leadership Program


The millennium leadership program works to foster, connect, and empower young leaders who will shape the twenty-first century. The program is a central pillar of the council's mission to promote constructive leadership and build enduring relationships for addressing shared global challenges.

Global Business & Economics Program


The global business and economics program conducts studies, issues publications, and convenes business and government leaders from both sides of the atlantic to exchange ideas and design solutions to the most vital global business and economic issues.

Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience


The adrienne arsht center for resilience advances approaches that promote the abilities of nations, cities, communities, and individuals to respond effectively to disasters and shocks, understand and manage complex interdependent systems, and thrive in today's unpredictable global environment. The center uses an array of innovative tools to organize stakeholders from across disciplines to tackle the challenges of a world of accelerating disruption.


James L. Jones Jr. Interim Chairman
Jon M. Huntsman Jr. Chairman
Adrienne Arsht Executive Vice Chair
Stephen J. Hadley Executive Vice Chair
Robert J. Abernethy Vice Chair
Richard W. Edelman Vice Chair
C. Boyden Gray Vice Chair
George Lund Vice Chair
Virginia A. Mulberger Vice Chair
W. Devier Pierson Vice Chair
John J. Studzinski Vice Chair
Brian C. Mck Henderson Treasurer
Walter B. Slacombe Secretary
Frederick Kempe President and CEO
Andrew Golub Chief Financial Officer
Peter Ackerman Director
Michael Andersson Director
Rafic A. Bizri Director
Thomas L. Blair Director
Esther Brimmer Director
Richard R. Burt Director
Ralph D. Crosby Jr. Director
Paula J. Dobriansky Director
Stuart E. Eizenstat Director
Alan H. Fleischmann Director
Ronald M. Freeman Director
Robert S. Gelbard Director
Karl V. Hopkins Director
Mary L. Howell Director
Maria Pica Karp Director
Zalmay M. Khalizad Director
Jan M. Lodal Director
Jane Holl Lute Director
Alexander V. Mirtchev Director
Ana I. Palacio Director
Ellen O. Tauscher Director
Frances Burwell Vice President
Adwoa Jones Chief Talent Officer
Barry Pavel Senior Vice President
John Peter Pham Vice President
Julie Varghese Vice President
Damon Wilson Executive Vice President
Carrie Kolasky Vice President
John Herbst Director
Anders Aslund Senior Fellow
Frederic Hof Director
Gina Wood Director
Andrea Montanino Director
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