Diplomacy

  • Controversy at State Department, prospects for US-DPRK talks, and Iranian oil tanker

    JOE: Great, I want to start with you, Mary, right off on Iran because you've got a couple of stories to cover today and let me start with something that's not happening in the Middle East, but it's happening in Foggy...

    August 19, 2019 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • The Path of Peace and Diplomacy

    Right now, we stand as a country more divided and fractured than we have in decades. The wisdom of American policy is being questioned around the world and is considered by many a source of profound uncertainty and international instability. President Trump and our nation's leaders are...

    December 11, 2017 - By Philip Yun
  • Debate is Important

    Together with the CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI), Ploughshares Fund recently provided a periodic forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues. Debate: European Missile Defenses for NATO, February 16, 2017: Frank Rose, Former Assistant Secretary of...

    September 29, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • VIDEO: John Kerry in Defense of Diplomacy

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke in Defense of Diplomacy at our Chain Reaction 2017 event in San Francisco on June 5. Here what he said: "There's really a bigger fight right now that we have to undertake. And I just want to say a word about that. It's a fight on behalf of diplomacy. It's a...

    July 6, 2017 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • The United States, along with the other permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany (P5+1), are set to resume negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear program on February 26 in Kazakhstan.

    February 7, 2013 - By Rebecca Remy
  • To give us a better handle on the current situation with Iran, we spoke with Reza Marashi, Research Director for the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). Reza served in the U.S. Department of State for four years in the Office of Iranian Affairs, and his articles have appeared in publications including The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, and The National Interest. He is a contributor to CNN, NPR, and the BBC, among others. Here, he gives us his take on the latest developments in Iran and what they might mean for national security.

    June 8, 2012 - By Anonymous
  • Though the Baghdad talks have been criticized in the press for failing to achieve a breakthrough, a discussion hosted this week by the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force suggested that there is hope in the fact that “these were the first substantive discussions between Iran and the international community on the issue of the nuclear program in more than two years.”

    May 30, 2012 - By Nora Wilkinson
  • Critics of a recent deal between North Korea and the United States had barely caught their breath before an announcement today by Pyongyang that North Korea plans to launch a satellite atop a long-range rocket in mid-April. It’s hard to argue that this isn’t a setback. But it’s also premature to write the whole thing off.

    March 16, 2012 - By Paul Carroll
  • Over the past week, there's been a lot of speculation over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Latin America. To help get some perspective on the debate, we asked international security expert and MIT professor Dr. Jim Walsh three questions on just what Iran might be up to. His answer? Not much. 

    January 10, 2012 - By admin
  • October 18, 2011 - By Margaret Swink