“The Minsk government’s repeated attempts to intimidate society has been ineffective. We cannot abandon the democratic movement in Belarus in its time of need,” said Polish Ambassador Piotr Wilczek, who joined a recent panel of experts to discuss the brutal crackdown on protesters by the Lukashenko regime.
After 43 days of fighting, thousands dead and wounded, the creation of a new humanitarian crisis and a major geopolitical shift in a longstanding frozen conflict, a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh came into effect at midnight on Nov. 9, although many questions remain about what will happen to this disputed territory.
From tiny Monaco, the world’s second-smallest country in size, to vast Canada, the world’s second-largest, foreign governments have more women representing them here than ever before. And for roughly the last three years, an informal club exists for these sisters-in-diplomacy: the Washington Women’s Power Group.
As she takes up her latest diplomatic posting, Veronika Wand-Danielsson will not only be responsible for Sweden’s relations with North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, she will also continue to implement her country’s pioneering feminist foreign policy.
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.
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.
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?