east asia & the pacific
east asia & the pacific
produced by the Council of American Ambassadors
Tom McDonald: Chinese and Russian Influence in Africa
Cuba’s Unresolved Civil War
Edward Gabriel: Lebanon - Responding to Crises
Innovative Approaches to Diplomacy
The Evolving Role of the U.S. Ambassador
Paul Richter: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines
Middle East State of Play with Frank G. Wisner
New U.S. Policy on West Bank Settlements Buries Two-State Solution
Ambassador Fulton: We support Ambassador Yovanovitch
FDR, Indochina and the United Nations with Ambassador William vanden Heuvel
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 cal...
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...
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 Juli...
The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada-U.S. Relationship in Times of Uncertainty
U.S. Reveals Former Classified Commitments to Morocco
Photo: Tank in Polisario-controlled zone of Western Sahara, Photo Credit: Nick Brooks An incredible document detailing the United States ...
Africa Needs a New Foreign Policy of Engagement
Entrepreneurship is the New Engine of Global Collaboration
Nations rely on creative thinkers that take action by designing innovative approaches to addressing societal needs. Entrepreneurs create ...
Fascism: a warning from Madeleine Albright
Sean Illing When you use the term “fascism,” what exactly do you mean? Madeleine Albright Well, first of all, I’m troubled by how thought...
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...
Remembering shared values in fractured US-China relationship
The relationship between the United States and China is fractured. Growing economic tensions over tariffs, recent intelligence speculatio...
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 or...
Daniel Patrick Moynihan's Life of Public Service
The Border Problem Beyond the Border