I had a feeling that Stape Roy didn’t invite me to speak this morning because I have a degree in Latin American studies — though I do. I suspected he wanted me to talk about the evolving global order and the place of China, Latin America, and the United States within it. I accept this challe
China has always said that Taiwan is the central problem obstructing the development of its relations with the United States. I've been asked to talk about what Beijing plans to do about this. I have said and written a lot elsewhere about U.S.
I am honored to be back at a Pacific Pension Institute (PPI) roundtable. And I’m happy to address the topic Marsha assigned – southern Asia in the new strategic geometry. This is an important, and timely subject that challenges us to recognize new and sometimes disturbing realities.
This is a year of anniversaries. It is the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of China Daily, which we have gathered to commemorate. It is the fortieth anniversary of Henry Kissinger’s initial, secret visit to Beijing.
The organizers of this conference recruited me to address it because I am a sort of living fossil. As a certified antique, exhumed from the diplomatic strata of the past, they thought I could not avoid having an historical perspective on things. While you were pondering naval matters today, the
I am honored to have been asked to give the annual Sharabi lecture here at the Palestine Center. As all of you know, Dr. Hisham Sharabi helped found this Center, as well as the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University.
2011 is 1432 in the Hijri calendar that measures the life of Islamic civilization. However one numbers it, this year will be long remembered.
The Greeks are to blame for many things.
As the second decade of the 21st Century begins, no great regional power is as sought after as India.