Atlantic Exchange

Atlantic Exchange 2012

June 12, 2012
Washington, DC, District of Columbia

On Tuesday, June 12, The Atlantic hosted our own James Fallows on the occasion of the release of his new book China Airborne.  Check out James' sneak peak of the book below:

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On Monday, May 7, The Atlantic hosted Michael T. Jones, Chief Technology Advocate at Google and former Chief Technologist of Google Maps, Earth, and Local Search, in conversation with The Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large and AtlanticLIVE's Editor-in-Chief Steve Clemons for the sixth event in the Atlantic Exchange series held at the magazine's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The interview was followed by a lively audience Q&A session including a special presentation by Jones of Map the Fallena project that uses Google Earth technology to recognize fallen troops.

Watch the full event here:


On Thursday, March 15, The Atlantic Exchange hosted the fifth event in its series - a candid discussion with Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group and Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, in conversation with The Atlantic's Washington Editor-At-Large and AtlanticLIVE's Editor-In-Chief Steve Clemons on "Benchmarking the War on Drugs."

Watch the event's video:

Fourth in The Atlantic Exchange Series, The Atlantic hosted Wadah Khanfar, Former Director-General of Al Jazeera and President of Sharq Forum, for a discussion on Tuesday, February 21 with The Atlantic's Washington Editor-At-Large and AtlanticLIVE's Editor-In-Chief Steve Clemons.

Arab Revolutions Televised, Tweeted, and Blogged:

The Exit & Entrance Interview with Wadah Khanfar

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Watch the full live stream here and continue the conversation on Twitter at #AtlX with comments from @Atlantic_LIVE, @SCClemons, and @khanfarw.

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On January 12 The Atlantic hosted Senator George Mitchell, former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East, to introduce and launch Is Peace Possible?, a multimedia presentation and special report on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Presented in association with The S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace, the program will be moderated by Atlantic National Correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg, with AtlanticLIVE Editor-in-Chief Steve Clemons as emcee.

Watch footage of the event below:

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On December 15, The Atlantic hosted outgoing British Ambassador Nigel Sheinwald on the occasion of his departure from Washington. The event marked the second in its new ATLANTIC EXCHANGE series, a rare opportunity for intimate conversation with extraordinary people. With remarks by Atlantic Media Chairman David Bradley, and moderation by AtlanticLIVE's own Editor-in-Chief Steve Clemons, the program offered a rare look into the Ambassador's time in Washington - and what lies ahead.

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