GW Expert Available to Discuss Humanitarian Assistance for Earthquake Victims in Northwest Syria

As of Friday, Reuters reports the death toll from the Feb. 6th earthquakes in Turkey and Syria now nears 44,000 between both countries, with rescuers pulling more survivors alive out of the debris almost two weeks since. Aid organizations say survivors will…

Former U.S. Ambassador available to answer key questions about current conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Intense fighting erupted September 27th between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh which may soon escalate to full-scale war. Former U.S. Ambassador Carey Cavanaugh is available to comment on what led to this clash, as well as the growing prospect that…

Global Challenges and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy, With Ambassador Frank G. Wisner

Ambassador Frank G. Wisner, international affairs advisor at the law firm Squire Patton Boggs, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the role diplomacy plays in confronting some of the challenges facing the United States today. Wisner formerly served as U.S. ambassador to India, Egypt, the Philippines, and Zambia.

Former US ambassador to Poland available to comment on diplomatic implications of US European travel ban

The spread of COVID-19 has quickly become a global crisis, causing countries around the world to severely limit travel. Wednesday night, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would ban most travel from continental Europe beginning at 11:59 p.m. tonight. Lee Feinstein, former ambassador to…

Expert: Citizen diplomats necessary to address rise of nationalism in Europe

DePaul University associate professor David Wellman, an expert in the relationship between diplomacy, interreligious engagement and ecological ethics in building bridges across boundaries of difference, believes that transprofessional diplomacy — involving a coordinated effort on the part of track one, track two and track three diplomats — could play an important role in addressing complex challenges such as the rise of nationalism in Europe.