Henry Kissinger, who died on Nov. 29, 2023, at age 100, exercised more than 50 years of influence on American foreign policy.
Arab diplomats and Middle East experts condemn Hamas’ attack on Israel on Oct. 7, but say reports that call it unprovoked are overlooking a key issue: the decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel.
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.
‘Casino night’ was this year’s theme of Meridian International Center’s biggest event of the year, which brings together diplomats, members of Congress and the administration, people from the public and private sectors and more, benefitting the Center’s mission for global leadership exchange, training programs and cultural activities.
The Embassy of Argentina was transformed into an art gallery last month as paintings by seven Argentinian artists adorned the walls for the Diplomatic Chair Reception
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.
Nearly one million people gathered on the National Mall for a three-day cultural extravaganza earlier this month, featuring music and dance performances, speeches by global leaders and interactive activities for all ages.
Wealthy Switzerland, famous for its bank secrecy laws and reputation as a haven for laundered cash, has a message for criminals and narcotraffickers: Your assets are no longer welcome here.
I wanted to explore often-overlooked challenges: How can we prepare a war-torn country to rebuild when peace arrives? How can we equip the next generation not with bullets and bombs, but with knowledge?
On that day in 1973, a US-backed military coup violently overthrew the world’s first democratically elected socialist president, Salvador Allende. That led to the torture, murder and exile of an estimated 30,000 Chileans, as well as the establishment of a dictatorship under Gen. Augusto Pinochet that lasted until 1989.
The pandemic badly damaged Peru’s economy as it contends with political uncertainty and slow GDP growth, says Peruvian Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra.
Before coming to Washington as Costa Rica’s ambassador to the United States, gender, migration and development specialist Carolina Crespo Sanchó headed her country’s National Human Rights Institute.
Petra Schneebauer, Austria’s new envoy in Washington, explains her country’s strict neutrality and its efforts to promote direct investment in the United States.