This past July 28 marked 100 years since the United States recognized the sovereignty of Latvia, a West Virginia-sized nation that only in 1991 regained its independence from the Kremlin.
Veteran diplomat Juan Gabriel Valdés, Chile’s ambassador to the US, warns of far-right extremism even though leftists now govern much of Latin America.
Roya Rahmani, 44, Afghanistan’s first female ambassador in Washington from 2018 to 2021, now fights for women’s rights around the world.
David Zalkaliani, Georgia’s new ambassador in Washington, offers “full solidarity” with Ukraine as both countries seek to evict their Russian occupiers.
Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s envoy in Washington, wins NUSACC’s coveted 2022 “Ambassador of the Year” award.
Each year, the American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD) honors one outstanding reporter and one commentator with its Arthur Ross Media Awards for Distinguished Reporting and Analysis on Foreign Affairs.
Former tennis champion Bojan Vujić of Bosnia & Herzegovina may be the only ambassador in Washington who openly criticizes his own foreign minister.
Hologic’s latest Global Women’s Health Index gives the highest marks to Taiwan, Latvia and Austria, while Afghanistan ranks last. Yet all countries have room for improvement.
The Washington Diplomat speaks to Esme Jynet Chombo, Malawi’s ambassador to the US and a champion of women’s rights in Africa.
Three experts at an Oct. 20 panel hosted by American University discuss the parallels between Nazi Germany and far-right extremism in the United States.
Long-impoverished Guyana could see its GDP double by 2027 as an offshore oil bonanza holds the potential to transform the country.
Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík speaks to the Washington Diplomat 30 years after the 1992 “Velvet Divorce” that created his country.
The Washington Diplomat presents an exclusive interview with Albania’s former president, Sali Berisha, whom the State Department has blacklisted.
Esther Coopersmith is a woman known as Washington’s most famous hostess. At 92, she’s not nearly as energetic as she was just a few years ago. These days, she gets around with a wheelchair and the help of Janet Pitt her longtime chief of staff.