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American Diplomat

Sep 22, 2022

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston gets around in the Sahara, and even gets the women a place inside the tent. So where did all these terrorists come from?  And what is this cool band that hauls its equipment around on camels? (One of our very favorites, originally posted July 2019)

Sep 15, 2022

Not the same as cybersecurity or digital diplomacy, cyberdiplomacy affects us all, worldwide, our access to information, our privacy, our ability to connect. Jennifer Bachus, senior official of the brand new Cyberspace and Digital Policy Bureau, helps us understand how countries of the world unite to support common...

Sep 8, 2022

Ken Quinn is back, this time to talk about saving democracy from a coup attempt in the Philippines. Then, as now, democracy is under threat, but it is not the only thing that hangs in the balance...

Sep 1, 2022

Hi, everyone!  Enjoy the sound of the cicadas and the cooling of the evenings with our annual music episode.  We'll be back next week with another gripping tale - will our hero, our great democracy, live another day?  (We think it will.)  Have a great week.

Aug 25, 2022

What is Schedule F?  And its evil twin, the Public Service Reform Act? Ambassador Dennis Jett joins us once again to explain these two important pieces of policy. Is their purpose to make government accountable, or perhaps is it to control the government and undermine the impact of its most senior public...