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June 27, 2008
How Should the International Community Respond to the Elections in Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe recently held a presidential runoff election amid reports of voter intimidation and despite requests from regional leaders – including…
June 20, 2008
How Would You Define America’s National Interest?
Last week, Secretary Rice’s Foreign Affairs article on “Rethinking the National Interest: American Realism for a New World” appeared on…
June 13, 2008
How Does the Strain on Natural Resources Affect U.S. Foreign Policy?
Officials representing the Group of Eight (G-8) countries, along with China, India, and South Korea, met last week to develop…
June 9, 2008
Secretary Rice on Foreign Policy in the Last Eight Years
Secretary Rice reccently wrote a comprehensive article on U.S. foreign policy in the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs magazine. “My…
June 6, 2008
What Issue Should Transatlantic Leaders Make a Priority at the U.S.-EU Summit?
On June 10, 2008, President Bush and his European counterparts will meet in Slovenia to participate in the summit between…
May 30, 2008
Should the International Community Relieve Iraq's Debts?
While attending this week’s International Compact with Iraq conference in Sweden, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called upon the international…
May 29, 2008
U.S. Offers Assistance After China Earthquake
The 7.9 magnitude earthquake centered in southwestern China killed and injured thousands, and left hundreds of thousands homeless throughout the…
May 23, 2008
Other Than Sports, Can You Think of a Means by Which To Bring People and Nations Together?
This last week, we’ve seen how soccer can be as big a tool of diplomacy as a bilateral. Russia and…
May 23, 2008
A Conversation With Secretary Rice at Google Headquarters
VIEW VIDEO | Full Text Secretary Rice and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Miliband visited…
May 20, 2008
U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Globalization
Last week, after returning from a two-day visit to Beijing, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte testified on U.S.-China relations…
May 16, 2008
To What Extent Should U.S. Foreign Assistance Be Conditioned on the Behavior of the Recipient?
The United States is the world’s largest donor of bilateral and multilateral foreign aid. Though there are different ways to…
May 12, 2008
U.S. Cyclone Relief Efforts in Burma
On Monday, May 12, USAID Administrator Henrietta H. Fore accompanied the first airlift of USAID supplies to Burma. On May…