The Diplomatic Envoy

September 2019

September 2019International News2019Middle East

Israel’s Elections May Bring an End to Netanyahu’s Career

With the results of Israel’s election almost in, President Reuven Rivlin will begin consultations with party leaders on September 22 to name possible candidates for prime minister. Israel’s two main political parties aim to create a national unity government after both sides failed to secure an outright majority.

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September 2019Faculty SpotlightSchool of Diplomacy News

Dr. Courtney Smith: A Statement from the Dean of the School of Diplomacy’s New Dean

Dean Courtney Smith joined the School of Diplomacy 20 years ago. Due to his strong research understanding and professional relationship with the United Nations, Dean Smith became a Pirate directly following the Diplomacy School’s founding.

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September 2019International News2019Asia

South China Sea: A Region of Peaceful Hostility

Tensions have risen to new heights in the years since Xi Jinping took power as both General Secretary of China Communist Party and President of the People’s Republic of China in 2012, as seen in the maritime disputes over the development of the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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