Post Tagged with: "international relations"

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Alliances in international relations will remain necessary to U.S. foreign policy going forward, according to former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

US Military Must Learn From Past Mistakes, Hagel Says

The military can counter domestic social injustices and correct foreign policy mistakes by increasing accountability and responsibility within its leadership, former Secretary of Defense and former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) said April 24. Hagel spoke at a fireside chat, an informal conversation sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs[Read More…]

LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

The June summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with broad support from the American people, indicating optimism about North Korea’s potential denuclearization. Yet behind every ounce of optimism is a harsh reality. North Korea is unlikely to denuclearize because of its economic status,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Scott Guggenheim, top left, Catherine Novelli, Ambassador Jeffrey Laurentis,  Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), and Dr. Azar Nafisi will serve as the SFS centennial fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

SFS Centennial Fellows Bring Expertise to Georgetown

Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, retired General Wesley Clark, will be one of five School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellows this year. He and the other fellows will serve as resources for students and alumni by hosting events, discussions and office hours. Former Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS ’76),[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OSMAN: Influence Gone Wrong

OSMAN: Influence Gone Wrong

President Donald Trump is widely believed to be isolationist. After all, his infamous mottos, “Make America Great Again” and “America First,” reinforce the notion that only our nation, or Trump’s nation, matters in the international spectrum. Yet, day by day and headline by headline, it becomes evident that Trump likes[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
U.S.-Mexico relations are at a turning point according to Mexican Ambassador Zabalgoitia

US-Mexico Relationship Faces Dire Threat, Speakers Warn

The historic United States-Mexico relationship faces an existential threat as public perception of both countries shifts and threatens diplomatic cooperation, a panel of experts argued Tuesday. The speakers examined political and economic factors stressing the relationship between the two countries, including the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Matthew Kroenig is an Associate Professor and International Relations Field Chair in the department of government and School of Foreign Service. His distinguished academic career coupled by the success of his two siblings has made Kroenig’s story one of particular interest for students.

The Jet Set Life of Professor Kroenig

Matthew Kroenig’s dissertation book, “Exporting the Bomb,” is a typical academic publication, meant for political science scholars. But there’s an easily missed detail on the book’s back cover that would interest a much wider audience: next to Kroenig’s “about the author” photo are the words “courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld.” Last[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 14 comments Features, The Guide
Michelle Xu

For Indian PM, an All-Star American Tour

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come to the United States with great expectations, after his party was the first to win a majority in India in 30 years. After a brief immigration mishap, Modi arrives with a singular mandate — to give a renewed impetus to U.S.-India relations. Modi[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GIRA Grant Opens Apps

GIRA Grant Opens Apps

To bolster education and empower students to enact changes in international affairs, the fourth annual Georgetown International Relations Association Global Generations Grant is accepting applications until March 15. GIRA, founded in 1969, maintains a working relationship with the International Relations Club on campus, and is an 501(c) nonprofit that aims[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Military Tactics Need Scrutiny

Military Tactics Need Scrutiny

When Barack Obama entered the 2008 presidential race, Americans had lost faith in their government’s ability to reflect the ideals that had made the nation strong for over two centuries. Nowhere was this more evident than in the way the government conducted itself in its War on Terror. Slowly but[Read More…]

by February 7, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Karzai Discusses Afghan-U.S. Relations

More than 10 years after his first lecture in the United States, held in the same location, Afghan President Hamid Karzai visited Georgetown this evening to talk about the future of Afghanistan’s relationship with the United States. In his talk, “Afghanistan Beyond 2014: A Perspective on Afghan–U.S. Relations”, held in Gaston Hall,Karzai acknowledged that expectations[Read More…]

by January 11, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News