Journal Of Diplomacy
- Check out @Michael_Lipin's VOA Exclusive: US Democracy Group Rebuts Hong Kong Meddling Allegations http://t.co/cUGKOekNo2
- My post for @JournalofDiplo on the U.S. intervention in Syria and how it may be playing right into Assad's hands http://t.co/eDjeysDJaa
- Conflict in #Syria: The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend, maybe? by @ziadachkar http://t.co/GAf2rRA1We
- Thank you to all who attended our event today! We will be positing ambassador Hassan written speech on our website in the coming days.
- Social media cannot be suppressed in the long term- it's a positive tool for the Middle East, spreading transparency.
Conflict in Syria: The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend, maybe?
By Ziad Al Achkar The Syrian conflict has raged on for over 3 years and the U.S. intervention that began a few weeks ago in Syria may have played right into President Assad’s hand. The conflict started in March 2011…
Ambassador S. Azmat Hassan on the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS)
Presentation S. Azmat Hassan on the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS) on October 22, 2014 Thank you for inviting me to talk to you today on ISIS. Let me begin by suggesting that not much is known about…
The Hong Kong Revolution: Is there an invisible hand holding the umbrella?
By Danny Dubbaneh In September 2014, activists in Hong Kong began protesting outside government headquarters and occupied several major city intersections, after the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC) announced its decision on proposed electoral reform. The Hong Kong…
Follow the Leader: Foreign Policy Strategy Through the Authoritarian Lens
A wide variety of governments exist in the world; constitutional democracies, republics, parliamentary systems, and more. One type of government that stands in striking juxtaposition to the aforementioned types is that of the authoritarian regime, a system in which state…
By Steven Massa The recent protests and revolution in Ukraine have brought to the forefront once again the nation’s divided soul. One side desires closer relations with Russia, the other with the European Union (and the West more generally). This…
From Teale Harold, Editor-in-Chief As international relations scholars, we strive to find order in a disorganized world, to categorize and classify phenomena and events. But much in international relations defies categorization or fails to neatly fall into one category or…
By Brian Sherry Three decades after Communist China took the momentous step of transitioning from a command economy to one in which markets play a vital role, Cuba has begun to embrace a similar version of state capitalism. According to…
Posted on December 2, 2013 | 2 Commentsby Brian Sherry Forbes handed Vladimir Putin a decisive publicity victory last month when it named him the world’s “most powerful person,” coming in ahead of Barack Obama. The magazine was most likely reacting to Putin’s diplomatic triumph over...