Portfolio of my articles,
podcasts and webcasts
GLOBAL 360: A podcast/webcast where I break down the headlines of the day. View all episodes here: https://washdiplomat.com/webcasts-main-page/
“Fauci Pushes Boosters but Says Focus Is Still on Vaccinating the Unvaccinated” – November 2021
“The Banality of Conventional Wisdom: Despite sagging poll numbers and soaring inflation, it’s worth questioning the prevailing narrative that the sky is falling on the White House” – November 2021
“The Manchema Mess: Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are dictating the Democratic Party’s agenda. Is it fair? No. Is there anything Democrats can do about it? Not really.” – October 2021
“A Tragedy on All Fronts: American Hubris, Afghan Corruption Contributed to the Country’s Stunning, but Not Entirely Surprising, Downfall — And Now Ordinary Afghans Will Pay the Price” – August 2021
“Stop Underestimating This President: Biden Has Proven His Detractors Wrong, Yet Again. And If Democrats Can Survive a Brutal Fall, They Might Be in for a Brighter Spring“ – August 2021
“The Bill Comes Due: Will There Be Repercussions for Trump and His Acolytes for Trying to Steal an Election?” – February 2021
“Fool Me Once…. This Time Around, Biden and Democrats Aren’t Waiting on Republicans to Support Their Stimulus Plan” – February 2021
Global Education Conference (moderator) – December 2020
“Sinam Mohamad Pushes U.S. Not to Abandon Her Fellow Kurds” – September 2020
“Experts Offer Bleak Assessment of Middle East’s Future” – September 2020
My exclusive cover profile of Canada’s new ambassador in the July 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat: “Crisis Manager: Canada’s New Envoy Confronts Pandemic, Protest and Protectionism.“
My exclusive cover profile of Australia’s new ambassador in the April 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat: “Australia’s Boiling Point: Catastrophic Wildfires Leave Lasting Scars, and Lessons, on the Continent.“
Michèle Flournoy, one of the highest-ranking women to serve in the Pentagon, talks about what keeps her up at night in my April 2020 profile in The Diplomat.
“As Coronavirus Spread, State Department Evacuated Over 100,000 Americans” in the June 2020 issue of The Diplomat.
“Capricia Marshall’s New Book Makes Case for Enduring Power of Protocol” – July 2020
“Contested Waters: U.S. Races to Broker Egypt-Ethiopia Deal as Controversial Nile Dam Plows Ahead” in the April 2020 issue.
“Academics Say U.S. Interventions to Force Regime Change Often Fail” – May 2020
“Show Me the Money: Congress Giveth What the President Keeps Trying to Taketh Away” in the March 2020 issue of The Diplomat.
VIDEO : Ambassador Insider Series – Women in Diplomacy
“5G Geopolitics: U.S. Hammers Huawei, But Struggles to Catch Up to China in ‘Race’ to Dominate 5G” in the February 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“With Irish Backstop Gone, How Will Northern Ireland Move Forward After Brexit Breakup?” in the February 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“Political Instability, Entrenched Stereotypes Imperil Gender Equality Gains in Latin America” in the January 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
Watch my Ambassador Insider Series (AIS) discussion with Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, the ambassador of Bahrain.
Explaining Kashmir on The Big Picture with Olivier Knox on SiriusXM.
“Polls Show Americans Support Less-Interventionist U.S. Foreign Policy, But with Caveats” in the January 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“U.S. Envoy Who Heads Military Sales Seeks to Reassure Partners of American Reliability” in the January 2020 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“Colombian Envoy Says Government Is Sticking by FARC Peace Deal — and Venezuelan Refugees” ambassador cover profile in the November 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
The Washington Diplomat Hosts Global Education Conference at French Embassy to explore the latest trends and developments affecting international students, both here in the U.S. and abroad.
“A Different Kind of Storm: Caribbean Hotspot of Dominican Republic Engulfed by Media Frenzy After U.S. Deaths” ambassador cover profile in the October 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“Finns Take Low-Key Approach to Arctic, Russia, Other Issues as They Assume EU Presidency” ambassador cover profile in the July 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
EXCLUSIVE: “European Union’s New Envoy Says Bloc Will Weather Transatlantic Storm” ambassador cover profile in the June 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“New Zealand Heals: Massacre of Muslim Worshippers Prompts Strong, Swift Response” ambassador cover profile in the May 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
DISCUSSION: Watch my Ambassador Insider Series (AIS) discussion with envoys from the European Union and Finland at the Finnish Embassy.
“‘Crisis of Conscience’ Explores Whistleblowing in Government and Corporate America” in the November 2019 issue of The Washington Diplomat.
“Accelerating Change: Jamaica Hosts Launch of Initiative to Make Caribbean World’s First Climate-Smart Zone” ambassador cover profile in the October 2018 issue of The Washington Diplomat.