Tag: Diplomacy

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    President Obama visited Pope Francis for the first time this week (March 27).”The principal focus of the meeting was talking about issues of peace, international issues, and also talking about how to help poor people, how to help the marginalized all over the world,” says Father Tom Reese, an authority on the Vatican and senior analyst for National Catholic Reporter. “This is an area where the pope and President Obama are on the same page.” More

    March 28, 2014 | Comments

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    “It is only the threat of force that has brought the Syrians to this point, a point that they’ve resisted for decades,” says Brookings Institution senior fellow William Galston. “So it is unrealistic to forswear the use of force unless and until an agreement can be reached.” More

    September 13, 2013 | Comments

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    “The issue is are there things which are justifiably secret and ought to be kept secret, and there are,” says former Ambassador Edward Rowell. More

    February 11, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-ethicsofsanctions

    Some ethicists and philosophers say economic sanctions should be subject to the same moral scrutiny given to the use of military force and should require the same level of ethical justification as acts of war. More

    September 13, 2010 | Comments

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    Former diplomat Thomas Farr is concerned the Obama administration has yet to fill this important position. More

    March 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Religion’s role in US foreign policy, gays in the military, and Mennonites and the national anthem were all in the news this past week. More

    February 26, 2010 | Comments

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    The Holy See has played an active global role for centuries. It has permanent observer status at the United Nations and has all the rights of full UN membership except voting.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    While many diplomats have traditionally held a very secular outlook on their work, Albright argues that decision makers need to do a better job of understanding religion’s role in the world. More

    May 19, 2006 | Comments

  • madeleinealbrightintth

    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Madeleine Albright about religion and foreign policy.

    May 19, 2006 | Comments

  • madeleinealbrightbookth

    Read excerpts from Madeleine Albright's Book: The Mighty and the Almighty's

    May 19, 2006 | Comments

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