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Ryan Crocker: The Long Battle With Iran
Ambassador Garza: Establish clear protocols for ICE and local police force
Ambassador Crocker: Relieved US-Taliban talks have stopped for now
We can't leave Afghanistan without protecting our closest allies first
Ambassador Richardson: Less tension in Korean Peninsula but we need more progress
Ambassador Richardson: Let there be substance not just show between Trump and Kim
Ambassador Richardson: We need our allies to back us on Iran
Ambassador Garza: Review asylum procedures
Nuclear Security, Arms Control and the U.S.-Russia Relationship
After Hanoi: Where do Trump and Kim Go from Here?
To Understand Iranian Foreign Policy, Look at Iran's Politics at Home
Ambassador Richardson: Smaller deals for U.S. and North Korea could be good
Richard Morningstar: Energy security means greater political security
Ambassador Richard Morningstar, the founding director and chairman of the Global Energy Center at the Atlantic Council, notes that Greece can play a role in ...
Safety first in Asia's busy skies
The deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash this weekend is a painful echo of last October's Lion Air disaster in Indonesia, in which all 189 people were killed. Bot...
An Interview with Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins is the founder of Women of Color Advancing Peace Security and Conflict Transformation, an organization working to promote diversity...
Secretary Albright: Russia, Venezuela and President Trump
Secretary Albright discusses the political crisis in Venezuela, the state of U.S.-Russia relations and the threats to national security. Bloomberg Secretary ...
A Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Thinks Trump’s Exit Strategy Is a Huge Mistake
Few Americans have more on-the-ground foreign-policy experience than Ryan Crocker. Over a career spanning from the 1970s to the 2010s, he served as the U.S. ...
Bill Richardson nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
February 1, 2019: Ambassador Bill Richardson was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for decades of work on behalf of hostages and prisoners held in several ...
Former U.S. Ambassador Says Withdraw From Afghanistan Is Surrender
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ryan Crocker, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, about why Crocker thinks the American plan to withdraw from Afghanistan is ...
'Trust but verify' is no easy task with North Korea
President Donald Trump expects to meet with North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un (KJU) in late February. Before he does, he should commit to Ronald Reagan’...