I spy with my little eye… Centralna obaveštajna agencija (CIA) otkrila je bar delić tajanstvenosti postavivši prvi post na Instagramu, pozivajući sve koji žele da budu agenti da otkriju šta se sve krije na ovoj fotografiji. Poznata po tajanstvenosti, zatvorenosti i tajnim špijunskim akcijama, američka obaveštajna agencija je pokazala da joj ni ironija nije stranaRead more
Anna Ohanyan, foreignpolicy.com, May 8, 2019; original article contains links.
Image from article: A woman gestures as Armenian special police forces block a street during an opposition rally in central Yerevan on April 16, 2018. Serzh Sarkisian, AFP/Getty images
After decades of strife, leaders in Armenia and Azerbaijan in January announced in a joint statement that they are ready to “prepare the populations for peace.” The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Minsk Group—the troika charged with mediating the conflict between the two over the Nagorno-Karabakh region—endures as one of the few remaining examples of U.S.-Russian cooperation. And in Armenia, a tiny, progressive opposition party recently rode a peaceful wave of popular discontent to a sweeping parliamentary victory last October.
Outside elite policy circles, though, Armenian and Azerbaijani societies remain as far apart as ever. In fact, they are diverging rapidly along ideological, cultural, and generationa..
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Embassy of Finland in Tokyo promotes bilateral relations between Finland and Japan and guards Finland’s political and economic interests in Japan. Embassy is one of the key actors in carrying out Finland’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis] activities and making Finland better known in the world. The Ambassador leads Team Finland activities in Japan. …
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US President Donald Trump is set to announce state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as his new ambassador to the United Nations, US media report.
One of the reports came from Fox News, where Ms Nauert has previously worked as a presenter.
Nikki Haley had announced in October that she was leaving the post ..
Our round-up of news, notes, tips, and Tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Ambassador Victor H. Ashe posted his four proposals for reforming the BBG. As a former three year Board member, I fully agree with Secretary Clinton’s criticisms. The BBG suffers from a lack of focus, insufficient accountabilityRead more