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Diplomacy

2021-07-15 12:57:44
by Dan McCue
Germany’s Angela Merkel Making ‘Farewell’ Visit to White House

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House this afternoon for what is... Read More

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House this afternoon for what is likely to be her last official visit. During the visit, the veteran German leader is expected to discuss a full... Read More

Cuba, Haiti Stir Fresh Political Pressures for US President

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing a growing challenge for President Joe Biden that could have political ramifications for him in... Read More

2021-07-14 18:47:27
by Dan McCue
Jeff Flake’s Next Act: Biden Ambassador Nominee

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican who backed President Joe Biden over his own party’s nominee, President Donald Trump... Read More

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican who backed President Joe Biden over his own party’s nominee, President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, is now Biden’s nominee to be the United States’ next ambassador to Turkey. Flake is the... Read More

2021-02-10 20:08:07
by Dan McCue
Biden Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Leaders Who Directed Coup

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is imposing sanctions on military leaders in Myanmar who directed the... Read More

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is imposing sanctions on military leaders in Myanmar who directed the coup that deposed and detained its elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and several other individuals. Speaking... Read More

2020-06-19 18:48:13
by Kate Michael
Former Chief of Protocol Calls for ‘Smart Power’ to Increase Cooperation

WASHINGTON - Little gestures can mean a lot, according to Capricia Marshall, ambassador-in-residence at the nonpartisan Atlantic Council in Washington,... Read More

WASHINGTON - Little gestures can mean a lot, according to Capricia Marshall, ambassador-in-residence at the nonpartisan Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C..  The one-time presidential social secretary and chief of protocol of the United States shared her views on the role... Read More

2019-08-21 14:09:56
by TWN Staff
Trump Cancels Denmark Visit After Learning Greenland Is Not For Sale

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will not visit Denmark next month, after the Danish prime minister rebuffed his proposal... Read More

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will not visit Denmark next month, after the Danish prime minister rebuffed his proposal to buy Greenland. Trump announced his decision by tweet after the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen dismissed the notion of... Read More

2019-08-06 20:13:03
by Dan McCue
Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two... Read More

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two years in Moscow, its “time to reconnect with our growing family and responsibilities at home.” “American citizenship is a privilege... Read More

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