Near Eastern diplomat to give lecture at Ursinus College – The Reporter

Near Eastern diplomat to give lecture at Ursinus CollegeThe ReporterThe annual Walter Livingston Wright III Lecture is hosted by the Honorable Joseph H. Melrose Jr., Professor of International Relations and Ambassador in Residence, and formerly Ambassador to Sierra Leone. The Honorable Richard W. Murphy has ... … [Read more...]

How America Lost Russia – Defense One

Defense OneHow America Lost RussiaDefense OneArshad Mohammed is a U.S. foreign-policy correspondent for Reuters. Full Bio. For a moment, it seemed, the distrust and antipathy of the Cold War were fading. Then, just weeks later, Bush announced that the United States was withdrawing from the Anti ...Ukraine, War Fever, Sanity and a DaisyThe Market OracleUkraine's stability depends on neutrality, pressure on PutinBoston GlobePutin is winning the propaganda warFrontier PostThe Daily Star … [Read more...]

Peggy Noonan: Hillary Wants to Show She Was a ‘Significant Player’ – National Review Online (blog)

Peggy Noonan: Hillary Wants to Show She Was a 'Significant Player'National Review Online (blog)“I think part of the purpose of this book,” Noonan said about Clinton's upcoming Hard Choices, “is to refute the idea out there that as secretary of state she was not a significant player in the creation of U.S. foreign policy.” Clinton's book, which ... … [Read more...]

The Foreign Policy Essay: Revenge of the Great Game – Lawfare (blog)

The Foreign Policy Essay: Revenge of the Great GameLawfare (blog)My colleague at Brookings, Raphael Cohen, and Gabriel Scheinmann, an analyst at the geostrategic analysis firm Wikistrat, argue that contrary to what many, including President Obama, may want to believe, the world of international relations is still ... … [Read more...]

How US Foreign Policy Went Wrong and Why – Algemeiner

How US Foreign Policy Went Wrong and WhyAlgemeinerHubris is the natural state of affairs in the faculty lounges of major universities and, most likely, in the “World's Greatest Deliberative Body,” in which the president, Hagel, Biden, Clinton, and Kerry all served. A subdivision of hubris is the ...and more … [Read more...]