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.
Khazar Ibrahim, Azerbaijan’s new ambassador in Washington, talks about his country’s energy prospects, and its rivalry with neighboring Armenia.
The Washington Diplomat speaks to Esme Jynet Chombo, Malawi’s ambassador to the US and a champion of women’s rights in Africa.
Long-impoverished Guyana could see its GDP double by 2027 as an offshore oil bonanza holds the potential to transform the country.
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.