Latest News for: World foreign policy


Will Sellers: Remembering the Bay of Pigs and its aftermath

Tuscaloosa News 20 Apr 2021
By failing to understand the difference between ideology and interests in diplomacy, the Kennedy administration embarked on a path that reflected an impractical view of the world as they wanted it to be and failed to appreciate that an effective foreign policy must reflect a national self-interest to deal with the world as it is.

Biden admin will put climate crisis at centre of its foreign policy and national security: Blinken

Yahoo Daily News 20 Apr 2021
Annapolis, Apr 20 (PTI) The Biden administration will put the climate crisis at the centre of its foreign policy and national security, US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said here, asserting that American diplomats will challenge the practices of countries whose action or inaction is setting the world back.

In Age of China Rising, Has US Democracy Promotion Lost Its Edge as Foreign Policy Goal?

Yahoo Daily News 20 Apr 2021
On the campaign trail and in his first months in office, President Joseph Biden repeatedly touted democratic values as a centrepiece of his administration’s foreign policy ... In a long list twenty foreign policy priorities, “promoting democracy in other nations” took 20th place, dead last.

Bret Stephens: Abandoning Afghanistan is a historic mistake

The Salt Lake Tribune 20 Apr 2021
If Joe Biden wants to distinguish his immigration policy from that of his predecessor, he should sign an executive order to grant every one of those visa applications ... Foreign policy is ultimately about self-interest, not the interests of others ... But foreign policy is also about dealing with the world as it is, not as we wish it would be.

'Trade Wars Are Class Wars' wins $15K Lionel Gelber Prize for books on global affairs

North Shore News 20 Apr 2021
... domestic policies that have exacerbated economic inequality ... Presented by the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Foreign Policy Magazine, the Lionel Gelber Prize is handed out annually to the world's top English non-fiction book on international affairs.

Hong Kong and Macau to form closer ties with Hainan

Asiatimes 20 Apr 2021
On Tuesday, Boao Forum, which was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus outbreak, opened in Hainan with a theme “A World in Change ... The Hainan government said the forum would serve China’s foreign policy objectives, support the Belt and Road Initiative and build the island’s free trade zones.

From Myanmar to Afghanistan: are we seeing the end of western interventions?

The National 20 Apr 2021
The claim 'diplomacy is back' falls flat if world leaders keep up the name calling ... The acting foreign minister of the shadow ... An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World ... These nostalgists for a US-led unipolar world may in future prove just as deluded – and just as dangerous.

At least a bit of a Wiki for MONDALE

Democratic Underground 20 Apr 2021
****QUOTE*********. https.// Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale .... He then served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War before earning a law degree in 1956 ... ... public debt .... Under Carter, Mondale traveled extensively throughout the nation and the world advocating the administration's foreign policy ... .

Review: Louis Menand’s history of ‘The Free World’ -- at least according to boomers

The Los Angeles Times 20 Apr 2021
Menand, a Harvard professor and New Yorker writer, has taken one of freedom’s ancillary slogans — “the free world” — beyond its usual associations with foreign policy and presidential muscle (“the most powerful man in the free world”) and endowed it with multiple meanings in this ...

Walter Mondale, who rose from small-town Minnesota to vice presidency, dies at 93

Finger Lakes Times 20 Apr 2021
Walter F ... He was 93 ... A protégé of Hubert H ... senator from Minnesota for a dozen years ... At Carter's side when he negotiated a historic peace accord between Egypt and Israel, Mondale was closely involved in foreign policy decisions. In 1979, Mondale persuaded world leaders to intervene and help thousands of southeast Asian refugees known as "boat people." ... .

Free world must embrace Taiwan

Taipei Times 19 Apr 2021
The current confusion regarding the status of Taiwan was bad foreign policy created in error by former US president Jimmy Carter, who instructed the US government to formally unrecognize Taiwan’s sovereign nation status to appease China ... This led to the misguided foreign policy ...

Foreign trade volume soars in S China's Guangdong in Q1

China Daily 19 Apr 2021
Foreign trade volume of ... In addition to the recovery of the world market, local government has introduced a series of policies and measures to help promote foreign trade, which play an important role in the province's economic construction, Xin Yang, a senior customs officer, said.

GCU adopts competitive online education policy

Urdu Point 19 Apr 2021
Asghar Zaidi has said that the GCU has designed one of the best, forward-looking online education policies in the South Asia which can compete with any international university in the world ... The GCU online education policy has been developed by foreign graduate faculty of the GCU ...

Biden is finally pivoting foreign policy to bigger threats

The Keene Sentinel 19 Apr 2021
foreign policy ... Not everyone might agree with the conclusion (or might have serious misgivings), but this is how foreign policy decision-making should be conducted. Second, perhaps the best reason for Biden’s decision is that the world has vastly changed ... the world has changed.
photo: European Community / Dati Bendo
Portraits of Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

EU's Josep Borrell believes Iran and US genuinely interested in solving nuclear issues

The National 19 Apr 2021
Both Iran and the US have shown genuine interest in reaching an agreement amid a standoff over the 2015 nuclear deal Tehran agreed with world powers, the EU’s foreign policy chief said on Monday ... Saeed Khatibzadeh, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, said there was “some progress in the talks, but it doesn't mean the resolution of differences”.