a new report by the Eurasia Group, a leading political risk firm, suggests that Americans would be well advised to look in the mirror and recognize that political dysfunction and threats of violence in the US are frightening people around the world and constitute a serious threat to international stability.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was awarded the Women Business Collaborative’s Trailblazer in Gender Equity and Diversity award at an event in Washington in January, in recognition of her efforts for women, the global economy and the environment.
Moldova, one of Europe’s poorest countries, has long seen its salvation in eventual admission to the European Union. On Dec. 14, that once-farfetched dream moved a little closer to reality.
The United Arab Emirates embassy wraps up a video project marking the country’s 50th anniversary and long friendship with the U.S. | China celebrates the upcoming Year of the Dragon and 45 years of diplomatic relations with Washington
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Asian Art offers a vivid exploration of urban life in 19th-century Europe through the eyes of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler.
‘Casino night’ was this year’s theme of Meridian International Center’s biggest event of the year, which brings together diplomats, members of Congress and the administration, people from the public and private sectors and more, benefitting the Center’s mission for global leadership exchange, training programs and cultural activities.
A dynamic and vibrant traveling exhibition now on at the Phillips Collection showcases the work of fifty extraordinary African and African American artists during an era of incredible social and political change.
Nearly one million people gathered on the National Mall for a three-day cultural extravaganza earlier this month, featuring music and dance performances, speeches by global leaders and interactive activities for all ages.
Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui was presented with the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador of the Year award in Washington in December.
Herman Jay “Hank” Cohen, 91, looks back at a long diplomatic career focused on US-Africa relations.
Turkish Ambassador feted as he leaves DC | French Ambassador receives commemorative American Legion medallion
Eliot Cohen is a military historian and national security expert who deeply admires William Shakespeare for his astonishing command of the English language, profound insights into human character, and absorbing reflections on political power. And sometimes Shakespeare even helps him understand current events.
Oman marks National Day with a call for peace | Moroccan ambassador receives award | Ribbon cut at US-ASEAN Center on I St. | First DC Diplomatic Day of Kindness
Stavros Lambrinidis, the outgoing EU Ambassador to the United States, has taken relations between the European Union and the United States from “not that loving” in 2019 to a high point in late 2023, through a mix of unparalleled leadership, lots of travel and some bourbon diplomacy.
Sweden is about to join the NATO military alliance—its biggest foreign policy decision in a generation. The move, supported by 70% of voters in this wealthy Nordic nation, is a direct consequence of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine.
Former Hungarian Ambassador Réka Szemerkényi has formed a charity to help educate Ukrainian children affected by the war.
Henry Kissinger, who died on Nov. 29, 2023, at age 100, exercised more than 50 years of influence on American foreign policy.
Arab diplomats and Middle East experts condemn Hamas’ attack on Israel on Oct. 7, but say reports that call it unprovoked are overlooking a key issue: the decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel.
As Gaza turned into a concentration camp where Israeli troops were committing genocide and ethnic cleansing–witnessed live on television and social media outlets–the world became polarized between those who support Israel and those who support Palestinians in Gaza.