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November 7, 2008
What Will It Take To Reach an Agreement Between the Israelis and Palestinians?
Secretary Rice is in the Middle East from November 5 to 9. She will meet with Quartet counterparts and senior…
October 31, 2008
What Foreign Policy Objective Should the Incoming Administration Make a Priority?
On Tuesday, November 4, Americans will elect a new president. Irrespective of the election’s outcome, what foreign policy objective should…
October 30, 2008
Bloggers' Roundtable: Colombia Provides Lessons for the War of Ideas
Editor's Note: Under Secretary James Glassman 's office provided the following transcript of his recent bloggers’ roundtable. We thought DipNote’s…
October 24, 2008
What Is the Most Effective Way To Encourage Democracy Within Repressive Regimes?
October 24, 2008, marks the 13th anniversary of Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest. She is one of more than…
October 23, 2008
Secretary Rice: Education Is a National Security Issue
Yesterday, Secretary Rice participated in a conversation with PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi and CNN News Anchor Campbell…
October 22, 2008
Your Chance To Ask a Question: Briefing 2.0
Anything you want to know about U.S. foreign policy? Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Department Spokesman Sean…
October 17, 2008
What Is the Forum for the Future?
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Kent Patton will be attending the Forum for the Future --…
October 17, 2008
What Criteria Should Be Applied to Countries Seeking Non-Permanent Seats on the UN Security Council?
Today, the 192-member United Nations General Assembly votes on five, soon-to-be-open, non-permanent member slots on the 15-seat Security Council. Candidates…
October 10, 2008
What Measures Can We Take Against Those Who Fund Terrorism but Do Not Directly Engage in It?
Today, NATO Defense Ministers agreed to allow their troops in Afghanistan to target drug traffickers who financially support Taliban fighters.…
October 3, 2008
What Are the Implications of the U.S.-India Agreement on Nuclear Energy?
This week, the U.S. Congress approved an agreement that allows for U.S.-India cooperation on peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The…
September 26, 2008
Does Less Attention by the Public and Media Have an Effect on the Foreign Policy Agenda?
With the U.S. economy taking center stage, foreign policy issues have fallen from the headlines. Does less attention by the…
September 19, 2008
What Message Would You Deliver at the United Nations General Assembly?
The 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on September 16, 2008. World leaders are preparing to deliver…