The weaponization of three of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants—some of the world’s largest—includes callous disregard of Russian soldiers’ own radioactive sickness as a result, likely part of the 25,000 deaths and 80,000 casualties of the war to date.
Rwandan Embassy celebrates longtime senator; Slovakia marks the 30th anniversary of its constitution.
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.
The Embassy of Iceland rolled out the red carpet last month for Costa Rican jurist Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the United Nations’ independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, during his official Aug. 16-29 visit to the United States.
Georgia and Armenia, which share not just democracy but also ancient Christian cultures, should work form an alliance to promote democratic values, and oppose the autocratic excesses of autocratic Russia, Iran and Turkey.
Lebanon is said to be in the worst economic crisis since the 19th century. So 120 years after my great-grandfather left Lebanon for the United States, Lebanon is now roughly equivalent to what it was then.
Europe’s new country, Kosovo, is also still one of its poorest. Yet nearly 15 years after declaring independence, this landlocked little republic in the Balkans is making slow but steady progress.
On July 25, voters in Tunisia overwhelmingly approved a constitutional referendum that gives even more power to President Kais Saied—leading to concern Washington and anger that the country is backsliding.
French Embassy celebrates Bastille Day; Peruvian Embassy hosts Kaypi Peru; National Press Club connects journalists, attachés.
Egypt faces a “perfect storm” triggered by the Israel-Palestine conflict, Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Russia’s war in Ukraine, says Ambassador Motaz Zahran.
Ahmed Boutache, Algeria’s ambassador in Washington, headlined the National Press Club’s Embassy Night event on June 23 — the club’s first since before the pandemic began more than two years ago — along with 50 other ambassadors, press counselors and other diplomats.
During eight hearings, the committee has forever linked former president Donald Trump to the January 6, 2021 coup attempt at the Capitol.
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, speaking July 12 at International Student House DC, says the Iran nuclear deal isn’t dead just yet.
Woodrow Wilson was president 100 years ago on July 28, 1922, the day the US and Albania formally established diplomatic relations.