Reimagining Pakistan

May 2019

(Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State)
Review by Jon P. Dorschner

Terrorism, Betrayal & Resilience

February 2019

Review by Frances Duffy
Book : Terrorism, Betrayal & Resilience: My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings by Prudence Bushnell

Let’s Talk Seriously About Afghanistan

March 2018

by Amb. Michael W. Cotter (ret.) The media is full of information about the conflict in Afghanistan. Some of the coverage supports the Trump administration’s plan to increase the U.S. military presence in that country; some of it is opposed. … Continued

Winds of Change

March 2018

Chapter 6 of The Atlanticists: A Story of American Diplomacy
by Ken Weisbrode

Diplomacy on the Rocks

March 2018

by Ambassador (ret.) Barbara K. Bodine At Minneapolis Council on Foreign Relations Minneapolis, MN November 21, 2017 The News You Have Not Heard On my way here I heard a news report that the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman … Continued

Foreign Service Accounts from the Oral History Archives: Ambassador John D. Negroponte

December 2017

Interview covers:  Biography, Vietnam, Kissinger, Paris Peace Talks The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Foreign Affairs Oral History Project Ambassador John D. Negroponte Interviewed by: Charles Stuart Kennedy Initial Interview date: February 11, 2000 Copyright 2017 ADST http://adst.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Whitehead-John.toc_.pdf INTERVIEW … Continued

How to Save Trump’s State Department

December 2017

by Ronald E. Neumann, President, American Academy of Diplomacy December 5, 2017 The article first appeared in National Interest and can also be accessed by clicking here. Permission to reprint courtesy of National Interest. For ten months the State Department has … Continued

The Voice of America and Public Diplomacy

December 2017

by Hans N. Tuch Currently there is no  institutional functional or operational relationship between the  Department of State and the Voice of America, a relationship that  served  the successful conduct of U.S. public diplomacy for many years—from the early 1950s … Continued