Review by John M. Handley
Raising the Flag: America’s First Envoys in Faraway Lands, by Peter D. Eicher: Potomac Books, 2018, 370 pages with end-notes and index. ISBN 978-1-61234-970-1.
Tag: East Asia Pacific
Review by John M. Handley
by John Coyne
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A Frontline Snapshot of USAID History
by Eric Chetwynd, Jr.
August marks the 30th anniversary of the Burmese student pro-democracy demonstrations that began on “8/8/88”. The U.S. subsequently withdrew its ambassador in protest of the military regime, beginning a hiatus in relations that lasted until 2012.
by Thomas E. McNamara
by Beatrice Camp
by Margaret C. Pearson
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
by William P. Kiehl First published in Lancaster LNP October 22, 2017. At a recent photo op with senior military officers and their wives, President Donald Trump was heard to remark that it was “the calm before the storm.” In … Continued
Why Diplomacy American Academy of Diplomacy by Ronald E. Neumann http://www.peoriamagazines.com/ibi/2017/jun/why-diplomacy Permission to reprint courtesy of Ms. Kristin McHugh, Executive Director and It’s essential to the successful pursuit of national security, foreign policy and economic goals. Why should Americans pay … Continued
by Amb. (ret.) William A. Rugh There is an unwritten code of conduct among American diplomats that says they should never say anything that is untrue or inaccurate. They are not required to say everything they know because they must … Continued
by David T. Jones There seems to be a new truth that whoever starts a column about Afghanistan, adds the descriptive phrase, “Our longest war.” Or words to that effect. One is not exactly sure why the writers seek to … Continued
This article is adapted from a draft of a forthcoming book U.S Counterterrorism efforts, from Nixon to Bush. (CPC Press/Taylor&Francis Group). Ambassador (rtd) Edward Marks and Michael B Kraft are also co-authors of U.S. Counterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does … Continued
by Vance and Julia Hall In 1967, after a four year assignment in Seoul, we returned to Washington for a home tour. I was assigned to the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands desk of the Bureau of East Asian … Continued
by Dr. John R. Murnane The 2016 election of President Donald J. Trump has certainly heightened public interest in national politics, sparking debate about American values, social justice, and the role of the United States in world affairs. Arguments have … Continued
Reimagining Great Power Relations Reimagining the International Environment: Part 1 by Amb. Chas W. Freeman, Jr., (USFS, Ret.) Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University 9 March 2017, Providence, Rhode Island “With appreciation for the … Continued