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Retirement from Iraq—When?

March 2008

by Henry E. Mattox Many Americans hoped and even expected that American military withdrawal from Iraq would be well underway by now, but instead we had the “surge.” Looking back to the time of U.S. emergence as a world power, … Continued

Canada and Quebec in 2003: A Time of Transition

September 2003

The author, a retired career diplomat, served as minister-counselor for political affairs at the U. S. embassy in Ottawa during the mid-1990s and has kept a close interest in Canadian politics. Mr. Jones has published previously on the topic in … Continued

On Lester “Mike” Pearson of Canada

April 2000

The author served in the American embassy in Ottawa and as Canadian desk officer in the Department of State, 1947-1951. Ambassador Dale retired after thirty years in the Foreign Service in 1975.– Ed.   AT AN INFORMAL RECEPTION given by … Continued