Links February 2019

February 2019

National Security Archive, Carter Center, China File, Rand, Council on Foreign Relations

Links for November 2018

November 2018

Fast Company, Science Diplomacy, The Chicago Council, NSA Archives, The Global Americans, Wilson Center

Links for Fall 2018

September 2018

Diplomatic Courier | To Infinity and Beyond: Space Diplomacy and the New Space Age National Security Archive | Excessive U.S. sanctions could push Iran “over the brink”: UAE official to U.S. in 1995 STRATFOR  | What If Brexit Happened Without an Exit … Continued

Links for Spring 2018

April 2018

AFSA  | Preserving America’s Global Leadership by Barbara Stephenson Science and Diplomacy | A Diplomat’s Perspective on Use of Science and Evidence in Implementing PEPFAR by Jimmy Kolker Brookings | 4 Essential Elements of a U.S. Strategy on Syria by Michael … Continued

Links for October 2017

October 2017

Congressional Research Service Report: The Peace Corps: Current Issues Pew Research Report: U.S. Image Suffers LINK to NYT Live Former ambassador recounts tense clash she had with Fidel Castro in 1991 by Vicki Huddleston LINK to Eclectica Back to the Baltics … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—September/October 2017

October 2017

“US-ROK Strategic Forum 2017” On September 5, 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted the US-Republic of Korea (ROK) Strategic Forum 2017, to discuss and analyze the key issues facing the alliance. Speakers included Michael Green, Richard Armitage, … Continued

Links for October 2017

October 2017

LINK | Army Times Future wars will be long, they’ll be fought on the ground, and spec ops won’t save usby Meghann Myers LINK | Peace Corps Worldwide The forgotten role of the Peace Corps in U.S. foreign policy

American Diplomacy Links—March/April 2017

September 2017

“The Twilight of the Liberal World Order” In recent years, the liberal world order that has held sway over international affairs for the past seven decades has been fragmenting under the pressure of systemic economic stresses, growing tribalism and nationalism, … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—March April 2017

April 2017

  “Renewing American Strength Abroad” On February 6, 2017, Senator Tom Cotton spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about U.S. defense and foreign policies. He criticized the Obama administration for half-hearted measures and empty promises for renewing American strength in … Continued

American Diplomacy Links—January/February 2017

January 2017

  “Confirming Team Trump: Tillerson and Mattis Face Changing Global Dangers” No president, says the author, has faced the welter of challenges awaiting Donald Trump on January 20: “the simultaneous unraveling of the U.S.-led world order; loss of confidence among … Continued

American Diplomacy Links—October 2016

October 2016

“Does Trump’s Rise Mean Liberalism’s End?” The “Liberal Story” says that if we liberalize and globalize our political and economic systems, we will produce paradise on earth, or at least peace and prosperity for all. This is the paradigm that … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—October 2016

October 2016

  “Defending Cyberspace” On October 18, 2016, Curtis Dukes of the Natioall Security Agency (NSA) spoke on cybersecurity at the American Enterprise Institute. He discussed the nature of the threats in this domain and identified current and potential cyber opponenets, … Continued

American Diplomacy Links—September 2016

September 2016

“As Threats Increase, America Needs a Diplomat in Chief” An overview of what the next American president will face: a turbulent Arab world, a missile-rattling North Korean dictator, Putin’s expansive Russia, a more assertive and repressive China, a brutal civil … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—September 2016

September 2016

  “The Rise of New Nationalism in Russia” In July 2016, Charles Clover, author of Black Wind, White Snow, discussed the rise of what he calls a “new nationalism” in Russia fostered by writers and political leaders who seek to … Continued

American Diplomacy Links—May 2016

May 2016

“Trump vs. Hillary Is Nationalism vs. Globalism, 2016” Globalists long ago captured the bulk of the nation’s elite institutions—the media, academia, big corporations, big finance, Hollywood, think tanks, NGOs, charitable foundations. So powerful are these institutions that the elites running them assumed … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—May 2016

May 2016

  “The Impact of U.S. Engagement and Human Rights in Cuba” Cuban pro-democracy activist Antonio Rodiles spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about the impact of President Obama’s engagement with Cuba. He explained that thus far the Cuban government  has … Continued

American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links—April 2016

April 2016

  “U.S.-India Economic and Financial Relationship” Nathan Sheets, Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs, spoke recently at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about U.S.-India economic and financial relationships, and his vision for a closer partnership between the two countries. http://carnegieendowment.org/2016/04/07/vision-for-u.s.-india-economic-and-financial-partnership/iwcb … Continued

American Diplomacy Links—April 2016

April 2016

“Where in the World Are We?” Joseph Nye steps back from campaign rhetoric for a big-picture look at the challenges confronting the United States  in today’s world. “In a world as complex as the one we face,” he writes, “foreign … Continued