Ambassadors from Albania, Monaco, Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic describe how COVID-19 has hurt their countries — and upended diplomacy in D.C.
A future conflict with China isn’t likely to resemble a traditional military clash. Rather, it will look like the scenario that’s already playing out — a global battle over technology and trade, which could presage a new “cold war.”
For nearly three years, Sinam Sherkany Mohamad has worked the corridors of power in Washington to drum up American support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which she represents as the U.S. envoy for the Syrian Democratic Council, part of the group’s political wing.
From Iran to Israel to Lebanon, a recent panel discussion painted a bleak picture of what lies ahead for the Middle East.
“Art and Authenticity in the Age of Fake News,” a new virtual exhibition organized by the American University Museum, features 30 paintings, photographs and prints spanning the 20th century that illustrate how artists blurred fact and fiction to stretch the truth — and our imaginations.
The National Gallery of Art’s “Degas at the Opéra” is a spectacular experience for many reasons. It’s the first major show you’ll probably go to in a pandemic, for one. But it’s also a truly blockbuster exhibition.
The grounds of the Czech Embassy are being transformed into a secret garden where visitors can search for treasures in the form of bold, multifunctional fashion by Czech designer Petra Ptáčková.
The former Moldovan ambassador has said goodbye to diplomacy to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a full-time artist.
Richard Haass’s ambitious and valuable book “The World: A Brief Introduction” explains important concepts clearly and fairly and offers an excellent overview of global affairs.
This year, the 42nd annual Ambassadors Ball had to go virtual but its message still resonated, attracting a wide array of speakers and guests while raising over $300,000 to support research and treatment for those living with multiple sclerosis.
Only 5% to 7% of museums worldwide were open as of April 29, 2020, but one free, bright spot in art viewing, both nationally and internationally, was access to outdoor public art, with inherent social distancing, which increased as spring arrived.
After averting the dreaded “no-deal” Brexit cliff in late 2019 and finalizing a withdrawal agreement that saw the U.K. formally leave the European Union on Jan. 31, the two sides now find themselves perched on yet another do-or-die cliff.
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center’s “Diplomatic Messages of Hope” campaign offers embassies a virtual platform to share words of encouragement amid the coronavirus pandemic.
With the head of its central bank predicting the worst economic downturn since World War II, a global pandemic raging and its second-largest economy about to completely depart, these are trying times — yet again — for the European Union.
The UAE launched its Hope Probe to Mars in its quest to complete the country’s first interplanetary journey, a first for the Arab world.
Elections in Belarus — home to what is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship — are pretty much a foregone conclusion. President Alexander Lukashenko has ruled the former Soviet Republic with an iron fist for 26 years. But the presidential race on Aug. 9 has shaped up to be anything but predictable.
As NATO faces a barrage of criticism from President Trump, two former U.S. ambassadors have come to its defense.
Although the effects of climate change are a threat to everyone, experts say the ramifications will not be felt equally.
After 19 years of fighting, peace talks between Afghan leaders and the Taliban are finally set to begin — and the government’s point person for those talks insists they will be inclusive and won’t sacrifice the gains Afghanistan has made to achieve a political settlement.
Is it too late to turn around U.S.-China relations, which are at their lowest point in history?
We caught up with Pakistani Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan recently for our Global 360 webcast to get an update on the situation in Kashmir, which on Aug. 5 marked the one-year anniversary of the revocation of Article 370.
Change comes to Belarus, Afghans debate their future, the EU hopes to rise to new challenges, the UAE heads to space and local arts organizations adapt to the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada’s new ambassador talks trade, a former White House social secretary talks protocol, China splits transatlantic relations and much more.
Australia’s wildfires, war and coronavirus in Yemen, female pioneers in U.S. defense and diplomacy and much more.