Image (not from entry) from, under the headline: “US Embassy revokes visas of 71 Students attending UN confab,” Aug 14, 2018 Read more
[…]Deadline: 29 March 2019The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is seeking proposals for funding for its 2019 Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Grants programPublic Diplomacy grants should address one (or more) of U.S. Embassy Ghana’s strategic goals, which are:Improve Governance, Strengthen Democratic Institutions, and Promote AccountabilityPromote Opportunity and Development by Investing in PeopleMaintain and Bolster Peace and SecuritySpur Sustained Economic Growth, Trade, and InvestmentActivities that fall under these goals and may qualify for funding include (but are not limited to):Combatting corruption and strengthening accountabilityEncouraging and supporting the media and civil society (including women, rural residents, economically and politically disadvantaged groups, and youth) to better advocate for improv..
- Public diplomacy
- 20th November 2015
In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, governments; defense, interior, and foreign ministries; militaries; and police forces are feeling the shocks. ISIS has changed its tactics to emphasize terror attacks in countries distant from Iraq and Syria. Ever cautious, the New York Times says authorities will “recalibrate their assessment.” It’s time to consider revising Read more
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Image from article, with caption: Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (left) is interviewed by Israel Hayom Editor-in-Chief Boaz Bismuth at the IAC conference | Photo: Perry Bindelglass
Speaking at Israeli-American Council conference, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein also says it is “high time” haredim accept compromise on IDF draft law • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emphasizes importance of maintaining bipartisan U.S. support for Israel.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said on Sunday that it was his hope that in the future Israelis living overseas would be able to vote in Israeli elections.
“When I was minister of Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Diaspora Affairs, I said that I didn't think that Israel should be different from France or Russia or the United States, where citizens vote in their embassies. I hope that this legislation will finally pass,” Edelstein said in an interview with Israel Hayom Editor-in-Chief Boaz Bismuth at the Israeli-A..
President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at the United States Military Academy at West Point commencement ceremony at Michie Stadium in West Point, NY, on May 28, 2014. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.“America must always lead” was the theme of President Obama’s speech at West Point on May 28, 2014. This essay – posted on the former website of the Public Diplomacy Council on June 3, 2014, now republished for reference – was a response.Five years later, the nation has a new president, but the four trends mentioned in the essay endure It’s still true, for instance, that “no cavalry troop with a stagecoach of gold is headed our way.” And the need for strong diplomacy is as necessary in the current administration as it was in the last.The columnists and talking heads have given out grades – ranging from “A” to “F” – for President Obama’s speech on foreign policy at West Point. Me? I’m just confused – indeed .. Read more
Friendship pins Slovenia-Croatia From the New York Times: “Melania Trump Says an Aide [Ms. Mira Ricardel] ‘No Longer Deserves the Honor of Serving in This White House’” [see also.] A fixture in Republican foreign policy circles, Ms. [Mira Radielovic] Ricardel has honed a reputation as a hawk on policy and as a hard-edge bureaucratic infighter. Read more