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Venezuela’s Opposition Is Clinging to a Failed Strategy

The emergence of a dynamic young leader galvanized the Venezuelan opposition two years ago. Juan Guaido united disparate opposition parties and won recognition as the country’s legitimate president from Donald Trump’s administration and dozens of other governments.

Biden’s ‘Foreign Policy for the Middle Class’ Takes Shape

In his first foreign policy address as president, delivered last week at the State Department, Joe Biden drew the curtain on the disastrous Trump era, rededicating the United States to repairing its tattered alliances, reengaging the world and defending freedom.

Nordic embassies host film festival; Lebanon fêtes HHS chief Alex Azar

It’s not too late to check out “Nordic Women in Film 2021,” a five-week celebration of Scandinavian artistic ambition and cultural exchange, will allow audiences across the United States to watch five contemporary films, followed by intimate panel discussions with groundbreaking female Nordic and American filmmakers.

Project Syndicate Commentators’ Predictions for 2021

the eagerly awaited change of political leadership in the United States will bring new opportunities for global cooperation, but only to those who are ready to seize them. The task, as always, will be to leverage what we do know while remaining ever mindful of our own epistemic limits.

Global 360 U.S. Election Series: The Damage

We survived the U.S. election, but did we survive the damage? From baseless allegations of voter fraud to the shattering of presidential norms, America’s democratic institutions are under attack. Join Anna Gawel and Eric Ham as they survey the wreckage of President Trump’s refusal to hand over power to Joe Biden.

DC-based consular officials shine during global COVID-19 emergency

Say the word “diplomat” and most people automatically think of the roughly 175 ambassadors who represent their countries at physical embassies in the nation’s capital. Yet when foreign nationals find themselves in a pickle, they usually turn to consular officers — not ambassadors — for assistance.

Having a ball — online: Galas adapt to going virtual

The pandemic upended the balls and galas that organizations usually host as their main source of fundraising, but many have learned that virtual events can not only still raise money, but also be more inclusive, both in terms of performers and attendees.

Fauci talks about his Italian-American heritage at NIAF gala

Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was this year’s honoree at the National Italian-American Foundation’s 45th anniversary gala, which drew thousands of viewers during its Oct. 31 live-stream.

Acclaimed historian looks at inextricable link between humanity and war

Historian Margaret MacMillan skyrocketed to global prominence nearly two decades ago with “Paris 1919,” a riveting and authoritative account of the peace conference following World War I. In her latest book, MacMillan deploys her formidable skills of narration and analysis to assess one of the most mysterious aspects of the human experience: war.