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Published on Feb 27, 2019
In June 2018, Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to meet with a leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Trump and Kim made history with their summit in Singapore. Prior to the US-DPRK summit the DPRK and South Korea also held an inter-Korean Summit in April 2018. Since those meetings, the DPRK has thawed some of its diplomatic and cultural relationships in Asia and with the United States, and began a new round of public diplomacy. [JB emphasis].
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GLOBAL TIES ANNOUNCES KATHERINE BROWN AS PRESIDENT AND CEOon March 07, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKatherine Brown, Ph.D., former Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis], to lead Global Ties, the largest and oldest citizen diplomacy network in the United States.WASHINGTON, DC—Global Ties U.S., a nonprofit that makes international exchange programs more effective by fostering deep connections between current and future leaders, announced today Katherine Brown, Ph.D., as the organization's incoming President and CEO, effective April 9, 2018.Katherine brings a wealth of experience from the media, nonprofit, and academic sectors, as well as the U.S. government. She is highly regarded in the international affairs and public diplomacy arena as a strategic, forward-thinking leader.
Jacquelyn G. Shipe, Chair of the Global Ties U.S. Board of Directors, affirmed, “Katherine is uniquely positioned to continue movin..
On 3 June 2018, Iran’s religious leader the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei turned to Twitter and vowed to eradicate Israel. The Israeli Embassy in Washington DC replied to the Ayatollah’s threat with a meme from the cult movie Mean Girls asking ‘Why are you so obsessed with me?’. The Israeli meme soon ‘went viral’ and garneredRead more
Keuka College: Commencement speaker and retired ambassador Robert Gosende offered a global perspective during Keuka College's 111th Commencement. (Photo: Rachel E. Dewey)
– Madame President– Mr. Board Chairman– Distinguished other Board Members, especially Rev. Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington,– Distinguished and talented Faculty here at Keuka College,– And most important of all today: graduating members of the Class of 2019:-It is my great honor to be with you today. You have bestowed on me the greatest honor of my life by inviting me to speak to you on the 56th anniversary of the rev. Martin Luther King’s appearance here in 1963. I am daunted and humbled and very nervous as I attempt to meet this challenge and uphold your high standards. I hope that you will find my remarks useful.
I am embarrassed that my generation is leaving you with so much to do to set our country back on a more civilized course. That is cert..