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Drone attacks deaden diplomatic track in Pakistan

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Drone attacks deaden diplomatic track in Pakistan

Worldfocus blogger S. Azmat Hassan argues that U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan will not succeed in helping the Pakistani government take on the Taliban. Hassan outlines the different Taliban groups on either side of the border and explains the Pakistani reluctance to take on the Afghan Taliban.

Posted: December 21, 2009 13:49   Comments: 11
Reaping the benefits of Obama’s East Asia tour

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Reaping the benefits of Obama’s East Asia tour

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian argues that President Obama's East Asia trip produced important results, particularly on climate: an electric car initiative, a joint clean-energy research center and a partnership on developing clean coal technologies.

Posted: December 3, 2009 13:40   Comments: 0
India’s leader makes first visit of Obama presidency in DC

Interview

India’s leader makes first visit of Obama presidency in DC

Martin Savidge speaks with Amit Pandya of the Stimson Center, an organization dedicated to promoting international peace and security, about the Indian prime minister's visit to the U.S. Pandya analyzes Manmohan Singh's visit, in light of the fact that this is the first state visit by a foreign leader during Obama's presidency.

Posted: November 23, 2009 16:56   Comments: 3
Week in Review: President Obama’s trip to Asia

Week in Review

Week in Review: President Obama’s trip to Asia

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and James Rubin of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss President Barack Obama's trip to Asia and the focus of U.S.-China relations.

Posted: November 20, 2009 17:20   Comments: 7
U.S. leader faces profound diplomatic challenges in China

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U.S. leader faces profound diplomatic challenges in China

President Obama's visit to China comes amid that country's growing influence as a key player on the global stage. Daljit Dhaliwal talks about China's new role with Jamie Metzl, executive vice president of the Asia Society. He says that China may emerge as a strategic partner.

Posted: November 16, 2009 14:48   Comments: 2
Straddling the two Koreas: DMZ diplomacy with Major Im

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Straddling the two Koreas: DMZ diplomacy with Major Im

Part 3 of 6 in our series on the people and culture of North Korea. Worldfocus multimedia producer Ben Piven writes about his encounter with North Korean Major Im Dong-chul while on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas.

Posted: November 3, 2009 15:29   Comments: 10
Hillary Clinton’s message to Pakistan

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Hillary Clinton’s message to Pakistan

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Hillary Clinton's three-day visit to Pakistan. For the past few years, Pakistan has been visited by many senior U.S. military officials, but Clinton has been unique in emphasizing human development as a key ingredient in counter-terrorism.

Posted: November 2, 2009 13:20   Comments: 4
U.S. ponders normalized relations with Cuba

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U.S. ponders normalized relations with Cuba

Though there have been some reforms in recent years, human rights activists say Cuba fundamentally remains a repressive state. Martin Savidge talks to Jose Moya of Barnard College talks about the state of press freedom and the economic embargo.

Posted: October 13, 2009 12:51   Comments: 39
Chinese diplomats promote ‘harmonious world’ policy

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Chinese diplomats promote ‘harmonious world’ policy

As a global recession continues to batter the West, China is celebrating its upcoming 60th birthday. A team of foreign policy experts from the rising Asian superpower is promoting their vision of world harmony.

Posted: September 17, 2009 11:56   Comments: 0
OAS lifts ban on Cuba after compromise with U.S.

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OAS lifts ban on Cuba after compromise with U.S.

The Organization of American States has voted to rescind the ban on Cuba’s membership in the largely U.S.-financed, Washington-based assemblage, but don’t stop the presses (or click the send button) yet, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: June 5, 2009 11:28   Comments: 6
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