A two-day meeting convened government officials from conflict-affected areas Aug. 9-10 on the Princeton University campus to discuss how centers of government can best coordinate and communicate in difficult circumstances.
Almost every U.S. president has struggled to broker peace agreements in the Middle East, especially among Israel and Palestine. For many, the possibility of a peace agreement seems dire, with a two-state solution that seems to be fleeting. But what can we expect to see from President Donald Trump?
The next president will have his or her hands full regarding issues in the Middle East: the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) remains a threat; the integrity of the Iran nuclear accord must be ensured; and decisions loom about the United States’ role in Syria.
Participants in last fall’s graduate Policy Workshop, “Building Ties with Former Enemies,” met with officials from the U.S. State Department and the National Security Council in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 18, 2015, to present recommendations designed to advance the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations.
When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade and the use of military force. But what determines which policies are chosen?
Paul Volcker has spent most of his professional life in public service. In this WooCast, he discusses the importance of public service, its role in good governance and his advice for students charting career paths in public service. He also talks about the papers he donated to Princeton’s Seely G. Mudd Manuscript Library.
When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade and the use of military force. But what determines which policies are chosen? Does the United States rely too much on the use of military power and coercion in its foreign policies?
Is China a rival super power to the U.S.? Is its rise a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond?
A $5 million gift from investment executive John P. Birkelund, a member of Princeton's Class of 1952, has established the Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy at the University.