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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.

Ian Lesser: Eastern Mediterranean Has Entered a Period of Sustained Hard Security Risks
January 10, 2013


Ian Lesser, senior director, Foreign and Security Policy; and executive director, Transatlantic Center in Brussels, was a panelist on the debate on 'Security challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean and the CFSP,' which took place at the European Parliament.

Ian Lesser outlines the pressing geopolitical issues affecting the Eastern Mediterranean region, such as the situation in Syria, and how these challenges are impacting transatlantic security cooperation.

The European Parliament held the event in collaboration with the European Security Round Table and the Hellenic edition of the Foreign Affairs Magazine.