September 16, 2016

This week, Russia and the United States accuse each other of violating the new ceasefire in Syria; President Obama says sanctions against Myanmar will be lifted; Japan invests $30 billion in Africa; and more.

U.S. Embassy Romania

September 15, 2016

Public diplomacy and international engagement must expand beyond the professional diplomat to include everyday citizens, writes Michele Johnsen. There are many powerful examples of citizen diplomacy, starting in the arts. 

September 7, 2016

China's economic slowdown continues to be a cause for worry. Read about the fourth discussion in our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series.

Senado Federal

September 2, 2016

This week, the Brazilian senate votes to officially remove Dilma Rousseff as president; China prepares to host the G20 Summit in Hangzhou; Spain’s prime minister loses a vote of confidence; and more.

September 1, 2016

Elise Buik announces the theme for our 2016 Annual Giving season: Pay It Forward. This campaign supports an organization-wide effort to bring new, diverse voices into our international affairs work.

Jiuquan Space Launch Center

August 26, 2016

This week, China releases details of its 2020 Mars rover mission; the Obama administration transfers 15 Guantánamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates; bombings continue in Thailand; and more.

Narendra Modi

August 25, 2016

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's reluctance to trade with other countries might derail the progress made by one of the world's fastest growing economies. Read about the third discussion in our BRICS Summer Teleconference Series.


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