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Paul Richter: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines
Francis Rooney: The United States and the Vatican
Looking Back, Moving Forward: Public Diplomacy at 20
Ambassador Fulton: We support Ambassador Yovanovitch
Diplomatic Progress in Somalia
Ambassador Fulton: Denmark-US relationship is strong and long-standing
The Art of Diplomacy (on The Ambassador's Brief)
Between 2014 and 2017, I served as the US Ambassador to Canada. I came with my partner, Vicki, a “twofer” as Vice President Joe Biden called us. For three ye...
This Year's G20 Summit Is a Major Test of International Cooperation in a Trying Time
As the leaders of the world’s largest economies convene on Friday in Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit, headlines are likely to focus on meetings between...
The United States-Canada Relationship
The Art of Diplomacy
Reaching Georgia's Occupied Territories through Exchanges
Reaching Georgia's Occupied Territories through Exchanges: People-to-People Contact and the Fight against Anti-Western Narratives by Julius Tsai American Amb...
The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada-U.S. Relationship in Times of Uncertainty
My career: From bumbling neophyte to pioneering diplomat
The purpose of sharing these accounts -- particularly during Women's History Month -- is to show that women, like men, can grow from bumbling neophytes to co...
Kofi Annan: The Ultimate Diplomat
More than two decades ago, when I served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, it was clear that a change at the top was needed in order to help the U.N....
Joint Statement on Protecting Diplomatic Immunity
For Immediate Release: July 20, 2018 Protecting Diplomatic Immunity is a National Interest The American Academy of Diplomacy and the Council of American Amba...
Why a Re-Balanced State Department Budget Should Include Support for Cultural Diplomacy
from LinkedIn GWANGJU, SOUTH KOREA – From here on a Korean peninsula split between North and South, to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where U.S. Secretary...
Diplomatic Oral Histories: Ambassadors, Don't Miss the Boat!
from The American Ambassadors Review I Spring 2018 The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST) captures, preserves and shares the experiences ...
Addressing Controversial Topics in Public Diplomacy
from The American Ambassadors Review I Spring 2018 In my previous assignment in London, the U.S. Ambassador was so committed to public engagement that he rea...
Diplomacy in Defense of Democracy
from The American Ambassadors Review I Spring 2018 I would like to share some reflections on the challenges facing democracy and democratization. But I would...
Dismantling the Foreign Service
The Foreign Service, our country’s irreplaceable asset for understanding and interacting with a complex and dangerous world, is facing perhaps its greatest c...