Rwandan Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana may be one of only around 30 women ambassadors in Washington, but in the East African country that she represents, women’s presence is felt on “every issue and corner of power,” she said at the Washington Diplomat’s Ambassador Insider Series last month.
In Armenia, this symbol of resistance to Russian occupation is rarely seen. Long viewed as a staunch ally of Moscow, Armenia has been reluctant to openly criticize Vladimir Putin’s Feb. 24, 2022, invasion of Ukraine.
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
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.
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.
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.
The traditional Aussie barbecue came to the heart of Washington last month as Australia kicked off a series of events leading up to the official opening of its new, green embassy building on Massachusetts Ave.
In his new job, Czech Ambassador Miloslav Stašek seeks to strengthen US-Czech political and economic ties while defending two of his country’s staunchest allies—war-torn Ukraine and Israel—which are both fighting for their survival. And what concerns him the most, he said, is the political points Moscow scores from Israel’s relentless campaign to destroy Hamas terrorist infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.
At a diplomat-studded gala last month, hosted by the International Student House in Dupont Circle, US industrial giant Boeing was presented with a prestigious award in recognition of its leadership role in global business and diplomacy.