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Tunisia holds valuable lessons for us all as democracy stumbles

With democracy under threat around the world, Americans need to set an example by showing up to vote, restoring order to U.S. politics—and backing countries like Tunisia, which is struggling to restore democratic gains made 13 years ago during the Arab Spring.

US partnership helps UAE achieve soaring success in space

The United Arab Emirates’ space program has come a long way in a relatively short time, and last month, Emirati and U.S. officials celebrated the partnership and cooperation that have helped the UAE to accomplish all it has in space.

Colombian music in New Orleans, tall ship in Baltimore

A tall ship that is used to train Colombian sailors and serves as a floating embassy for the country called in the port of Baltimore last month, making a spectacular entrance to the Inner Harbor at sunrise on March 15 as dozens of naval cadets stood on the masts.

Rwandan envoy praises women’s success, US relations

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.

US political dysfunction a threat to world stability: report

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.

Diplomatic Spotlight — Feb. 3, 2024

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