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U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (2014-2018) Challenges and Opportunities April 17, 2014 / Washington, D.C.

The United States is developing its second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) — a broad assessment of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development and their effectiveness in furthering the country’s foreign policy objectives.

Keynote from South Caucasus: The Dividing Lines Are Shifting April 14, 2014

In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designs

China’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014

Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.

Crisis in Syria Could Continue for Years, Risk of Escalation is Very Real
October 11, 2012


In this GMF Podcast, Executive Director of GMF's Transatlantic Center Ian Lesser and GMF Ankara Office Director Özgür Ünlühisarcıklı discuss the current conflict between Turkey and Syria. They outline the likelihood of the crisis escalating, the impact of "spill-over" conflicts, and the implications for the region should the conflict continue long-term.