October 16, 2003Afghanistan
Winston Lord, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Clinton administration, reports that on a recent trip to Afghanistan he found that huge problems rema…
The Winston Lord Fund for Asian Studies was established in 1985 to assure growth in CFR’s consideration of issues related to Asia.
February 13, 2003North Korea
Winston Lord, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs in the Clinton administration, says the very serious crisis over North Koreas nuclear ambitions cannot…
October 9, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
An article on the origins of the names of African countries was recently published in Quartz. It includes a map of the continent in 1885, shortly after the Berlin Conference. Portuguese and Arabic traders and explorers are the origins of some names, European mispronunciation of tribal names are the origins of others.