Raymond F. Smith The Commentary section of this issue offers perspectives on the practice of diplomacy that range from the historical through the contemporary to considerations of future challenges. Thomas E. McNamara offers a perspective on the Monroe Doctrine that … Read more
Category: Journal Notes
American Diplomacy is moving to a new URL. We regret that some links and images from the archives may not be available during the transition.
American Diplomacy Journal is proud to introduce our new Editor, Beatrice Camp, and give our warmest thanks and best wishes to Csaba Chikes our previous Editor.
The United Nations designates April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. The U.S. has used jazz in diplomacy since the 1950s, when the … Read more
Diplomacy has been under heavy fire this year. The U.S. president’s policies, appealing to a strongly conservative and nationalist base, have unsettled allies and confused (and perhaps encouraged) adverseries. Our own magazine began its third decade this year facing … Read more
Introducing Contributing Editor for Books Dear Readers, As you probably noticed, our last posting contained an announcement that our contributing editor responsible for our “Books of Interest” section (and former editor of this journal) Bill Kiehl was stepping down from … Read more
Welcoming the Honorable W. Robert Pearson, the New President of American Diplomacy Publishers by Brenda B. Schoonover, Amb.(Ret.) Outgoing President of the Board of Directors of American Diplomacy Publishers It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as … Read more
With this issue Bill Kiehl’s valuable service to American Diplomacy formally comes to a close. Over the past seven years, Bill was my immediate predecessor as Editor and my colleague as Contributing Editor for Books over the past seven years. … Read more
by Brenda Brown Schoonover. Ambassador (Ret.) President of the Board of Directors, American Diplomacy Publishers The Beginning On September 18, 1996, the inaugural edition of American Diplomacy (AD), Volume One, Number One was published. It was the launching of … Read more
Flashback: September 18 1996 Our first webpage Editor: Henry E. Mattox, PhD Publisher: Amb. T. Frank Crigler (Ret.) Chapel Hill, NC Updated as of 18 September 1996 Editorial Advisory Board & Technical Staff CONTENTS Volume I, No. 1 From the … Read more
The journal celebrated 20 years in publication in 2016. To note this event, we collected a sampling of items published in those two decades. 1996 1997
Henry E. Mattox [LINK to News & Observer] Dr. Henry Mattox. An Appreciation As the two most recent Editors of American Diplomacy, we are called to honor the unique and lasting contributions that Henry Mattox made to our journal. … Read more
From our Founding Editor on the occasion of our 15th anniversary
by Henry Mattox
Csaba T. Chikes, American Diplomacy’s new editor, will assume his duties with the next issue of the journal in mid-September following our traditional summer hiatus. Csaba Chikes is a retired Senior Foreign Service officer whose U. S. Information Agency (USIA) … Read more
The current Editor of American Diplomacy, Dr. William P. Kiehl will step down following the June 13, 2011 issue. He will continue as a Board Member and the Book Editor of the journal for the foreseeable future, however. We are … Read more
As is our custom, we will be taking a welcome summer break from publishing American Diplomacy every two weeks. Our last issue before the summer break is this one on June 21. We will resume our regular schedule with the … Read more
2011 marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps. To mark the occasion, American Diplomacy would like to feature articles on the Peace Corps, including both anecdotal and analytical contributions by former Peace Corp volunteers, current Peace Corps volunteers … Read more
Our schedule for posting new material will be changed from every Tuesday to every other Tuesday for the months of June, July, and August.
It will highlight with brief reviews and links some of the most interesting and important of the many speeches and presentations related to American diplomacy and foreign policy that appear on the Internet.