On American Diplomacy and the Disorderly Oscillation of World Orders by Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
A Collapsing World? by György Schöpflin
Towards a New Normalcy? by Robert Cox
Dealing with Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Herman J. Cohen
When Anarchy Spills Across Borders by Edward Marks and Marshall Adair
Renewing the U.S-European Partnership in the Post-Trump Era by Renee M Earle
Jack F. Matlock and American Diplomacy with Russia by Olga Krasnyak
How Diversity Can Enhance Diplomacy by June Carter Perry and Christopher Faison
Red Tape in Russia by Peter Bridges
Diplomatic Intervention Made a Difference in Suriname by Jonathan Rickert
Memories of the U.S. Legation in Budapest 1945-47 by Scott R. Schoenfeld
ADST Moments in Diplomatic History
In a 1987 speech in Berlin, President Ronald Reagan urged “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” https://adst.org/2013/06/mr-gorbachev-tear-down-this-wall/
After Nikita Khrushchev’s speech denouncing Stalin in 1956, USIA issued interim guidance on how to use what was known about the anti-Stalin speech to U.S. advantage.
Picks from 25 Years
To mark our 25th anniversary, we spotlight past articles about diplomats, diplomatic practice, and challenges facing the State Department; and archival articles of interest on policy and the environment. With this issue, we add archival articles on Russia and Afghanistan.
Interviews with eight former U.S. ambassadors to Russia provide historical perspective on more than 30 years of U.S.-Russian relations. https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/russia-programs/2021-06-16/us-ambassadors-to-russia-interviewed?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=68c3de13-f3ef-4526-ba4a-a7b58d59d743
Democracy in Disarray: How the World Sees the U.S. and Its Example reports on a study that asked people in ten countries about America’s role in the world, U.S.-style democracy, and their own values and political beliefs. http://egfound.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Modeling-Democracy.pdf
James William Pardew, former U.S. ambassador in the Clinton and Bush administrations and career U.S. Army intelligence officer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_W._Pardew
William Lacey Swing, former ambassador to the United Nations, Republic of the Congo, Liberia, South Africa, Nigeria, Haiti, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_L._Swing
Michael Anderson, journalist, teacher, Peace Corps volunteer, public affairs officer in Papua New Guinea, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia https://www.millerfuneralfridley.com/obituary/Michael-Anderson?fbclid=IwAR0ui8ICMG4dE1YFBAv7fSPQ–6CWBKSeVHCVVjVxUy6QRbSwxto4ce-r0k
Lloyd Neighbors, public affairs officer with over 20 years in China posts. https://adst.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Neighbors-Lloyd.pdf
Johnny Young, former ambassador to Sierra Leone, Togo, Bahrain, Slovenia. https://www.adst.org/OH%20TOCs/Young,%20Johnny.toc.pdf?_ga=2.62527788.1435480626.1627472356-1591064827.1627472356