Post Tagged with: "foreign policy"

LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

After the alleged Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a bipartisan group of U.S. politicians urged President Donald Trump to end U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Trump refused to take that action, citing the job-creating benefit of U.S.-Saudi arms deals. Continuing arms[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

Nuclear nonproliferation provides a fundamental basis for stable foreign relations. Principles of disarmament should be upheld in our current world. “Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security,” former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said in a 2012 address.[Read More…]

by November 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIU: Stop Senseless Sanctions on Iranians

LIU: Stop Senseless Sanctions on Iranians

“When the United Nations or the United States imposes sanctions against a regime […] it does not intend to create unnecessary hardships for innocent people,” former Secretary of State and current Georgetown University professor Madeleine Albright wrote in a 2000 paper about economic sanctions. “Good intentions, however, do not automatically translate[Read More…]

by October 23, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

The June summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with broad support from the American people, indicating optimism about North Korea’s potential denuclearization. Yet behind every ounce of optimism is a harsh reality. North Korea is unlikely to denuclearize because of its economic status,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

FLORES: Collaboration, Not Division, Needed on Immigration

As a candidate, Donald Trump disparaged Mexican and Central American immigrants by saying they are bringing drugs and crime to the United States. Trump also pledged the swift removal of immigrants without documentation living in the United States and the construction of a wall along America’s southern border. During his[Read More…]

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman, left, moderated a panel comprising former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.

Clinton Foreign Policy Partners Revisit the ‘Indispensable Nation’

“Hard-headedness and empathy” — this seemingly paradoxical combination of qualities informed the foreign policy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) at a time when the United States was surging as a unilateral world power, argued foreign policy experts Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. The 1991 collapse of the Soviet[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Valuing Philosophy in Foreign Policy

After just over 100 days, the White House faces clear foreign policy challenges. Real estate mogul-turned-President Donald Trump has tried his hand at addressing various international crises, authorizing a retaliatory strike on the Syrian government, ramping up airstrikes against the Islamic State group and dropping the “Mother of All Bombs”[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Experts Push Pivot to Asia

The next U.S. president should develop a strong but sensitive American presence in Asia, according to a panel of five foreign policy experts in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The conversation, which concerned the future of the United States’ Asia policy, is the first event organized by weekly international relations[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck debated about the strengths and weaknesses of President Barack Obama's foreign policy at the Alexander Hamilton Society's first event last Tuesday.

Alexander Hamilton Society Debates Obama’s Legacy

The Georgetown chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society hosted its first event, a debate between School of Foreign Service professor Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck on the legacy of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy decisions, on Sept. 20 in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, The chapter of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Rhetoric Sways Muslim Base

Although I spent most of the summer trying to ignore media coverage of the U.S. presidential election, it was nearly impossible. Watching clips from the Democratic National Convention, I was astonished that Muslim-Americans from all walks of life, from the director of Council on American-Islamic relations to Congressman Keith Ellison[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top