Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has upended decades of German foreign policy in what is clearly the biggest seismic shift since World War II, says Emily Haber, Germany’s ambassador to the United States.
In this book, Goodman examines the rise of the Davos Man billionaire class and the surge in income inequality across the world.
Ever since Russia began bombing Ukraine four months ago, the 23 million inhabitants of Taiwan have been eyeing the war nervously, worried that Beijing might want to launch its own invasion. Read what Bi-khim Hsiao, Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States, has to say about this growing threat.
The Ambassador Oversight and Transparency Act, sponsored by two Senate Democrats, aims to improve the quality of US diplomats serving abroad.
At least 500 guests gathered on May 18 at Washington’s Four Seasons Hotel to mark Azerbaijan’s Independence Day, Armed Forces Day, and 30 years of US-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations.
Earlier this year, Panama welcomed high-level representatives from twenty countries to develop a joint road map to deal with the irregular migration crisis – perhaps the most visible challenge facing the Americas today, and the best example of how our fates as a region are interconnected.
Traditional Jaipongan dancers and a performance featuring the angklung marked the May 25 inauguration of the Washington Educational & Cultural Attaché Association (WECAA) at the Indonesian Embassy.
Every spring since 1992, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) has staged a mock Passover Seder for the DC diplomatic community. But, to paraphrase the famous question traditionally asked by the youngest at the table: Why was this year different from all other years?
When Western Hemisphere heads of state gather in Los Angeles for next month’s Ninth Summit of the Americas, at least three presidents won’t be in attendance: Cuba’s Miguel Díaz-Canel, Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega.
With only 38,500 inhabitants in a territory exactly the same size as the District of Columbia, Liechtenstein is the world’s wealthiest country. According to the World Bank, its annual per-capita income is $175,813, ranking Liechtenstein ahead of Monaco, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Bermuda. Yet this 62-square-mile, German-speaking principality—wedged in between Switzerland and Austria—isn’t exactly a household name for everyone, conceded Liechtenstein’s ambassador to the United States, Georg Sparber.
The Washington Diplomat hosted its annual pre-White House Correspondents’ Dinner media bash at the Argentine Embassy on April 29.