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February 17, 2010

Tibet
U.S.-China: Dalai Lama Drama

Tensions over the first visit of the Dalai Lama to the Obama White House indicate China’s mounting domestic concerns even as it exercises growing global clout, says Tibet expert Robert Barnett.

September 13, 2010

Religion
A Mangled Message to the Muslim World

Damage to America’s image in the wake of calls to burn the Quran in the U.S., followed by a weekend of anti-Muslim demonstrations, could be long lasting and far reaching, says public diplomacy expert…

January 24, 2011

Development
Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Economist Paul Romer describes the concept for charter cities as “special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules,” in order to “create opportunities for …

January 24, 2011

Development
Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Economist Paul Romer describes the concept of charter cities as "special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules," in order to "create opportunities for m…

January 6, 2012

Homeland Security
Civilian Power for Security in the 21st Century

Please join Maria Otero to discuss progress made on implementing recommendations outlined in the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review toward advancing American "civilian power." **For inform…

January 6, 2012

Homeland Security
Civilian Power for Security in the 21st Century

Maria Otero discusses progress made on implementing recommendations outlined in the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review toward advancing American "civilian power."

September 9, 2011

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U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney meet at the White House on January 29, 2008 (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).   - Julian E. Barnes, Adam Entous,  Siobhan Gorman, “U.S. Eyes…

U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney meet at the White House on January 29, 2008 (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).

February 23, 2006

Europe
Kosovo Eyes Independence

Recent talks in Vienna have revived speculation about the prospects for a near-term solution to the final status of Kosovo. Some experts believe an agreement on Kosovo’s independence could be on the …

February 20, 2013

Conflict Prevention
A Conversation with Ambassador Frederick Barton

As the United States prepares to withdraw forces from Afghanistan, and as the 10th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom draws near, please join Rick Barton to discuss the future of U.S. civilian re…

February 20, 2013

Conflict Prevention
A Conversation with Ambassador Frederick Barton

Ambassador Fredrick Barton assesses challenges facing his bureau stemming from conflicts around the world.