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September 5, 2008
What Lessons Can Be Learned From the U.S.-Libyan Relationship?
Secretary Rice made an historic visit to Libya. She is the only U.S. Cabinet-level official to have met with Libyan…
September 4, 2008
Significant Events in U.S.-Libyan Relations: A Timeline
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel to Portugal, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco from September 4 to September 7.…
August 29, 2008
What Rights Should a Country Have When Another Country is Trying To Defend Itself and its Allies?
The United States and Poland agreed to station a U.S. missile defense shield in Poland. Russia is vehemently opposed to…
August 15, 2008
What Role Should the International Community Play in the Russia-Georgia Conflict?
DipNote Editors' Note: Due to lingering crisis in Georgia, this entry will remain the "Question of the Week" for two…
August 8, 2008
To What Extent Are the Olympic Games More Than an Athletic Competition?
August 8, 2008 marked the opening of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX…
August 7, 2008
Secretary Rice Speaks With The Politico and Yahoo! News
Full Text From DipNote Editors: Yesterday, Secretary Rice spoke with Mike Allen of The Politico and Yahoo! News, and we…
August 1, 2008
How Will a Change in Israeli Leadership Affect Prospects for Middle East Peace?
On July 30, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced his resignation effective in September, when his political party will hold…
July 25, 2008
How Would the Opening of Diplomatic Relations Between Lebanon and Syria Affect the Middle East?
At a meeting of Mediterranean countries in Paris, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon agreed…
July 24, 2008
Keeping Promises Among Partners
Secretary Rice recently wrote this Op-Ed on U.S.-Colombian relations for Real Clear Politics. In any partnership, the coin of the…
July 21, 2008
Speaking the Language Helps: Lessons from AGOA
VIEW VIDEO | Full Text About the Authors: Lynn Butler and Kari Jaksa, summer interns at the U.S. Department of…
July 18, 2008
How Will America's Diplomatic Leverage Be Affected by the Economic Rise of Others?
The United States relies heavily upon the purchase of foreign oil to supply its energy needs, and there have been…
July 11, 2008
Would the G-8 Be More or Less Effective if Expanded To Include Other Countries?
Earlier this week, leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) nations – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United…